Human nature the Marxian view. by Vernon Venable

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Published by World in Cleveland .

Written in English

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  • Anthropology.,
  • Socialism.

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Includes bibliography.

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The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 217, xiii, [1] p.
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16349766M

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Treatise, Book 1 David Hume i: Ideas Part i: Ideas, their origin, composition, connection, abstraction, etc. 1: The origin of our ideas All the perceptions of the human mind fall into two distinct kinds, which I shall call ‘impressions’ and ‘ideas’.

These differ in the degrees of force and liveliness with which they. of human nature that is decidedly biological in its overall orientation.

This is clear from the fundamental Aristotelian text on human nature, the De anima, which as it happens was the subject of the fi rst and most careful of Aquinas’s many Aristotelian commentaries.

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