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Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Human Nature
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Verbs, Bones and Brains
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First, informing their approach is an acknowledgment of the widespread disagreement about such basic metaphysical and epistemological questions as the existence of God, the nature of scientific knowledge, and the existence of essences, among other topics. Second, they try to identify and explicate the assumptions that enter into their conceptualizations of human nature. Throughout, they emphasize the importance of seeking a convergence in our views on human nature, despite metaphysical disagreements. They caution that if convergence eludes us and a common ground cannot be found, this is itself a relevant result: it would reveal to us how deeply our questions about ourselves are connected to our basic metaphysical assumptions. Instead, their focus is on how the interdisciplinary and possibly transdisciplinary conversation can be enhanced in order to identify and develop a common ground on what constitutes human nature.
Verbs, Bones and Brains was published by University of Notre Dame Press in January 2017. The ISBN for Verbs, Bones and Brains is 9780268101145.
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|Publisher||University of Notre Dame Press (January 2017)|
|Number of Pages||312|
|Page last updated||23rd December 2017|