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Human conditions

the cultural basis of educational development

by Robert Alan LeVine

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Rutledge & Kegan Paul in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education -- Social aspects.,
  • Social change.,
  • Educational anthropology.,
  • Education and state.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert A. LeVine and Merry I. White.
    ContributionsWhite, Merry I., 1941-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC192 .L48 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 245 p. ;
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2538389M
    ISBN 100710205686
    LC Control Number85019340

    The human condition is the experience of existence and life as humans. This notion can be seen through the novel “The Great Gatsby”, written by F. Scott Fitzgerald and the film “Blade Runner”, directed by Ridley Scott. These texts explore the themes of human judgment, the ambition involved in being human and human morals, which make up part of the human condition. In Play and the Human Condition, Thomas Henricks brings together ways of considering play to probe its essential relationship to work, ritual, and communitas.

    Throughout this book, we study the human condition along with all environmental conditions influencing the human existence, as the human condition of life, the human social condition, and the human higher condition. We identify all favorable and unfavorable existential elements, along with all their consequences in the human life, for a better fulfillment. Through this act, sin and death entered the world and the human condition was radically altered (Rom. ). Human nature had become defiled with sin and this sinful nature was bequeathed to all mankind. The human race was now morally corrupt, alienated from God and one another, subject to physical death, and under the wrath of God.

    A work of striking originality bursting with unexpected insights, The Human Condition is in many respects more relevant now than when it first appeared in In her study of the state of modern humanity, Hannah Arendt considers humankind from the perspective of the actions of which it is capable. The problems Arendt identified then—diminishing human agency and political freedom, the 5/5(1). Love, sex, and being human: a book about the human condition for young people by Bohannan, Paul and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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