The Importance Of Ruth Benedict's Contribution To Human Nature Research

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In around 400 A.D., many philosophers including the philosophers of Plato’s academy have been focusing on defining human nature. There are various approaches from different philosophers attempting to solve the true answer of human nature and all of their approaches are unique. One of the most influential philosophers that contributed to human nature research is Ruth Benedict, an American anthropologist, famously known for her theories about cultural anthropology. Benedict’s “The Individual and the Pattern of Culture” states that individuals are connected to society in and there is no antagonism between society and individual. Another influential philosopher that also contributed to human nature research is Thomas Hobbes. His idea towards human
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