Human Behavior and Thinking – Compare & Contrast

Human Behavior and Thinking. Human behavior and thinking has been topic of great concern among world philosophers and scholars. This is so because human thinking and behavior is very distinctive in regards to various issues. In the book, “Current issues and enduring Questions: A Guide to critical Thinking and argument” by Barnet and Bedau, the nature of human thinking has been reviewed. The book has offered various topics by different authors who have decisively addressed the topics. In particular chapter 23; “what is the ideal society” and chapter 34 on “what is happiness have been the most interesting”. Despite that the two chapters have worthwhile ideas on human nature, there are significantly distinct in the style of writing by the various authors. This paper will compare and contrast two authors, Thomas More and Danielle Crittenden who have wrote interesting topics in the book.

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The provision of real life experiences concerning the topics being addressed has also be provided by the two authors. The two authors have adequately correlated their arguments on human behavior with the urge to seek happiness. This has been a strong relationship between the two topics. On the contrary, the two topics are distinct in the sense that they are addressed to different audience. For the case of Danielle, the audience is more inclined to female gender while that of more is for both gender (Barnet & Bedau, 2007).  It should be noted that the two topics have been well written and have been able to attain the authors’ expectations and satisfaction to the readers.


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Barnet, S. & Bedau, H.  (2007). Current Issues and Enduring Questions: A Guide to Critical

 Thinking and Argument, with Readings. 9th Ed.  Boston, MA:  Bedford/St. Martin’s. Human Behavior and Thinking.