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Human Mind is a Tabula Rasa

Muhammad Subhani () and Amber Osman

MPRA Paper from University Library of Munich, Germany

Abstract: The Latin term Tabula Rasa equates to the English "blank slate" (which refers to writing on a slate sheet with chalk). Tabula rasa is the epistemological study that a human is born with no built-in mental content and that human knowledge comes from experience and perception. Generally exponents of the tabula rasa study favors the "nurture" side of the nature, when it comes to aspects of one's personality, social, emotional behavior, and intelligence.

Keywords: Tabula Rasa; Blank Slate; John Locke; Nurture; Knowledge (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: A1 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011, Revised 2011
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Published in Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business 3.3(2011): pp. 1173-1176

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