Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type B: Social Sciences - Human Nature Inquiry

Interdisciplinary Studies 1012 Human Nature Inquiry
An introduction to interdisciplinary questions about human nature, especially behavioural, psychological, and social traits that appear to be common across all cultures (e.g., art, gossip, violence, and moral sentiments). Students will explore the social and evolutionary significance of these traits, including various accounts of the origins of human nature, such as religious cosmologies, social construction, and biological evolution.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type D: Health and Behavioral Sciences