The Meaning of Human Nature

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The Meaning of Human Nature
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The Meaning of Human Nature
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  1. Latin word for man
    ver
  2. that which is fitting for man
    virtue
  3. that which lets something originate from itself
    natura
  4. to be born or to originate
    nasci
  5. a thing acts according to its nature
    Agere sequitur esse
  6. human nature is characterized as ___
    • universal
    • static
  7. characteristic of human nature meaning it is absolutely present to all those who are born humans
    universal
  8. characteristic of human nature meaning it remains as it is in every man from birth to death
    static
  9. three fold level of human nature
    • somatic level
    • behavioural level
    • attitudinal level
  10. refers to the body, substance, constitution or stuff of man and secondarily to body structure, color etc which are conditioned by culture and environment
    somatic level
  11. refers to the mode of acting of every man
    behavioural level
  12. 3 component parts of behavioural level
    • cognitive
    • affective
    • psychomotor
  13. knowledge or understanding or the neural dimension of human existence
    cognitive
  14. emotional dimension or the feeling part f man
    affective
  15. component of behavioural level pertaining to action
    psychomotor
  16. refers to the mental reaction of every man to a given stimulus or the position of every individual concerning his opinion, feeling or mood
    attitudinal level
  17. it is striving to find the meaning of his/her existence. "Will to Live" "Will to Meaning"
    Logotheraphy
  18. he developed logotheraphy
    Viktor Frankl
  19. "He who was a why to live for can bear with almost any how"
    Nietzche
  20. 3 fold manner in unravelling the meaning of his/her existence
    • by doing a life project
    • by experiencing value in the context of love
    • finding meaning in suffering
  21. mean can find meaning in his/her existence by doing a deed as his/her project in life so that he/she can assume some tasks and eventully make himself responsible
    by doing a life project
  22. it is a phenomenon that puuls man
    love
  23. it is the ultimate and highest goal to which man can aspire
    love
  24. it is a vehicle and mode of expression of love
    sex
  25. man must not banish suffering from his/her life but to develop a healthy/sound attitude towards it
    finding meaning in suffering
  26. ***
    to undergo suffering is the fate of man
  27. Anglo-Saxon words that make up the word "world"
    "Weor" and "old"
  28. means "the age of man"
    weor and old
  29. the ultimate criterion of existence
    man
  30. holds the world and man as two inseparable realities
    Marcel
  31. man's existence is an existence intrinsically related to the world
    heidegger
  32. man is by nature social
    aristotle
  33. if a man exists isolated by himself, he would be a ___, something less than a human
    beast
  34. pagpakatao
    personhood
  35. pagkatao
    humanity
  36. pagiging siya sa kanyang pagkatao
    individuality
  37. two standpoints of man's being-with-others
    • generally
    • specifically
  38. Man establishes relationship with his fellowman in three levels
    • I-It
    • I-He/She
    • I-Thou
  39. man's major needs "3A"
    • Attention
    • Affection
    • Acceptance
  40. hierarchy of needs
    • physiological or physical needs
    • safety needs
    • social needs
    • esteem needs (self esteem & esteem of others)
    • self actualization
  41. first and ultimate expression of man's being with others
    love
  42. claims that true love desires other's good
    Teilhard de Chardin
  43. refers to love as the inclination of the will towards the good even in its basic and fundamental sense
    St. Thomas Aquinas
  44. sources of meaning in man's life in a social context
    • goals
    • relationships
    • values
    • roles
    • challenges
  45. these are things important to us
    values
  46. human relationships
    • objective relationships
    • manipulative relationships
    • functional relationships
    • personal relationships
  47. enumerated personal relationship values
    Dr. Phil McGraw

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