Human Nature Mythology

Human Nature Mythology

by Kenneth Bock
     
 

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In a work that will find a wide audience among those interested in the history of thought, the author traces an image, of humans as impotent pawns subject to internal and external forces, from a religious traditions epitomized in John Calvin, through the Enlightenment search for a human science, Sigmund Freud's psychoanalytic image of human nature, and contemporary

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In a work that will find a wide audience among those interested in the history of thought, the author traces an image, of humans as impotent pawns subject to internal and external forces, from a religious traditions epitomized in John Calvin, through the Enlightenment search for a human science, Sigmund Freud's psychoanalytic image of human nature, and contemporary social science's tendency to emphasize social structure at the expense of acting persons.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252063657
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
03/28/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.51(d)

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