851-0125-62L On the Relation Between Nature and Social Culture in Human Cognition and Action
|Semester||Autumn Semester 2016|
|Language of instruction||German|
|Abstract||How should we human beings understand ourselves according to our best knowledge about us, the social world, human history and nature? What are the relationsships between biological and socio-cultural determinants of our thinking and doing? Michael Tomasello, psychologist, and social philosopher, has answered these questions in a thought provoking way. His answers will be studied and examined.|
|Literature||Michael Tomasello, A Natural History of Human Thinking, Cambridge, Ma.: Harvard University Press 2014.|
Michael Tomasello, A Natural History of Human Morality, Cambridge, Ma.: Harvard University Press 2016.
Michael Tomasello, Why We Cooperate, Cambridge, Ma: MIT-Press 2009.