Being Humans

Human Universals and their Implications Donald E . Brown A concern with
human universals can be traced to antiquity and to non - Western civilizations . In
the Persian Wars ( Book III , ch . 38 ) , Herodotus , who wrote sympathetically of
non ...

Being Humans

Being Humans

Kant claimed that the principal topics of philosophy all converge on one question: Was ist der Mensch? Starting with the main claim that conceptions of the human play a significant structuring role in theory construction, the contributors in this volume(renowned scholars from various disciplines - philosophy, anthropology, psychology, literary studies) investigate the roles that conceptions of the human play both in philosophy and in other human and social sciences.

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Being Humans
Language: en
Pages: 426
Authors: Neil Roughley
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

Kant claimed that the principal topics of philosophy all converge on one question: Was ist der Mensch? Starting with the main claim that conceptions of the human play a significant structuring role in theory construction, the contributors in this volume(renowned scholars from various disciplines - philosophy, anthropology, psychology, literary studies)
Microbial Inhabitants of Humans
Language: en
Pages: 455
Authors: Michael Wilson
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This advanced textbook provides a unique overview of the microbial communities (normal indigenous microbiota) inhabiting those regions of the human body that are exposed to the external environment, including the skin, eyes, oral cavity and the respiratory, urinary, reproductive and gastrointestinal tracts. In order to understand why particular organisms are
Evolution and Human Behavior
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: John Cartwright
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: MIT Press

The book covers fundamental issues such as the origins and function of sexual reproduction, mating behavior, human mate choice, patterns of violence in families, altruistic behavior, the evolution of brain size and the origins of language, the modular mind, and the relationship between genes and culture.
Early Humans and Their World
Language: en
Pages: 182
Authors: Bo Gräslund
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Psychology Press

The issues of early human origins and evolution can be daunting for students and the general reader alike. Translated and updated from the Swedish original (published 2001), Early Humans and Their World is a highly readable introduction to the concepts, theories, terminology and evidence for the development of early hominids.
Sexual Coercion in Primates and Humans
Language: en
Pages: 483
Authors: Professor of Anthropology Martin N Muller, Martin N. Muller, Richard W. Wrangham
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

In only a few species do males strategically employ violence to control female sexuality. Why are females routinely abused in some species, but never in others? And can the study of such unpleasant behavior help us to understand the evolution of men's violence against women? The book presents extensive field

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