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Diltheys Dream: Essays on Human Nature and Culture

Freeman, Darren

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With great eloquence, Derek Freeman takes the reader on an intellectual journey through the complexities of philosophical anthropology. Even while the controversial Nature–Nurture debate raged, Freeman contended that the crucial fact that humans had the capacity to make choices was ‘both intrinsic to our biology and basic to the very formation of cultures’. Thus the scene was set for his widely publicised criticism of Margaret Mead’s book Coming of Age in Samoa. Publishing her research in 1926,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2017
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/69529
DOI: 10.22459/DD.04.2017
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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