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Three quests for human nature : some philosophical reflections

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The notion of 'human nature' has long since captured the interest and imagination of philosophers, theologians, and scientists; as such, it appears that the study of human nature is one amenable to inter-disciplinary cross-fertilization. However, it is not obvious that there is a single coherent project being undertaken, neither between nor within disciplines. Rather, we argue that there are three main quests for human nature – the quest for universal human nature, the quest for huma...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1628/219597714X14025664303001

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford
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Author
Publisher:
Mohr Siebeck Publisher's website
Journal:
Philosophy, Theology and the Sciences Journal website
Volume:
1
Issue:
2
Pages:
146-171
Publication date:
2014-06-01
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EISSN:
2197-2834
ISSN:
2195-9773
URN:
uuid:3a3fdb8b-4559-4975-b607-f14dfbe1b331
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527575
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pubs:527575

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