Human Nature, Nurture or neither.


What is it to be human? Capable of art of breath-taking beauty, or medieval torture chambers, of acts of deep kindness towards strangers,and of mass genocide.Is there such a think as good or evil nature? Are we creatures of primarily reason or passion? Or Selfishness or free expression? This discussion based course explores the ideas and assumptions of at least 8 major philosophers and their intellectual impact on society.