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The Nature vs. Nurture Debate


Word Count: 1814Approx Pages: 7Has Bibliography

His tabula rasa explanation believed that the environment and experience were the important influences in human behavior. ... Aristotle"s idea of the tabula rasa is not believed today. ... Leibniz and John Locke, were the main representatives of their respected explanations. ... Simultaneously, John Locke and his fellow philosophers campaigned for empiricism. ... One o...

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Personality - Nature or Nurture.


Word Count: 1799Approx Pages: 7Has Bibliography

The opposing theory is that of the Tabula Rasa, the blank slate. This theory was promulgated by John Locke and Watson. Watson believed that if he could completely control a child"s environment, he could shape the child to become whatever he chose. ...

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