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Feinberg goes on to note 170 that distinctly human

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Unformatted text preview: human dispositions (or our human "natures"). Activities of self- fulfillment: _____________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Distinctly human dispositions: __________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 3 Consider, for example, the following personality trait that I have: my love of cooking (or being a “foodie”). This is deeply entrenched in me—it’s not just that once or twice I’ve enjoyed cooking; it’s that I regularly enjoy cooking, there’s something about me that makes me want to do it again and again—and it inclines me toward a certain sort of activity, viz., preparing tasty, nutritious food. And it is, moreover, a distinctly human trait: only humans seem ever to have that sort of trait. So my pencha...
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