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By Mia Gosselin

Homo Sapiens, A challenging Species examines how Western tradition has understood and keeps to appreciate what it really is to be human. This booklet gains reflections on legendary thought and its good judgment and contrasts it to the Western perception of guy as expressed in philosophy from antiquity to the 20 th century, its major assets being Christianity and the idealistic guideline in vintage Greek philosophy. the writer stresses the need to separate from from a non secular and metaphysical belief of guy that's necessarily anthropocentric on the way to build a extra scientifically established anthropology acceptable to take on the threats our species poses to the huge ecological method on the earth.

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