The Philosophy of Human Nature
- Are humans unique among animals—and if so, what makes humans human?
- Is human freedom a delusion?
- Do people possess paranormal powers?
- How do the sexes differ?
- Are personality traits and intelligence inherited?
- Can we expect to survive bodily death?
Howard Kainz looks for the best available answers to these and other questions, drawing upon classical and recent philosophy as well as the current state of scientific knowledge. His approach is open-minded and adventurous, and yields some surprising insights.
Philosophical anthropology, human behavior, philosophy