10 edition of Human nature in American historical thought found in the catalog.
Human nature in American historical thought
Merle Eugene Curti
|Statement||[by] Merle Curti.|
|Series||The Paul Anthony Brick lectures,, 7th ser.|
|LC Classifications||E175.1 .C8|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 117 p.|
|Number of Pages||117|
|LC Control Number||68029167|
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), Human nature in American historical thought. Columbia, University of Missouri Press .
Traces the changing American concept of human nature from colonial times to the present and considers such issues as the relative influence of heredity and environment and the roles of instinct and reason. Human Nature in American Thought: A History.
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