is there such thing as human nature?
is man a rational being?
is man a blank slate?
is man an irrational being?
MAN AS A RATIONAL BEING
unique 3rd part does 2 key things: - controls other parts eg. desire + thinks about the world objectively
humans = creatures dominated by ability to reason + be rational
human soul has 3 parts
all humans have a soul
MAN AS AN IRRATIONAL BEING
MAN AS BLANK SLATE
his perspectivism rejects all key aspects of a rationalist perspective on human nature
no philosophical truths
any knowledge we have of world = interpretation filtered through our values + ways of seeing
argues rational theories = simplifications + falsifications
nothing is true