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Human Mind is a Tabula Rasa

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  • Subhani, Muhammad Imtiaz
  • Osman, Ms. Amber

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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.

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  • Subhani, Muhammad Imtiaz & Osman, Ms. Amber, 2011. "Human Mind is a Tabula Rasa," MPRA Paper 34733, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 2011.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:34733
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    Tabula Rasa; Blank Slate; John Locke; Nurture; Knowledge;

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    • A1 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics

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