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What is man? : and other essays

"A Socratic dialogue between a romantic young idealist and an elderly cynic, who debate such issues as whether man is a machine or a free actor, whether personal merit is meaningless given how our environment shapes who we are, and whether man has any impulse other than pursuing pleasure and avoiding pain."

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  • "What is man ?"
  • "What is man?"
  • "Oxford Mark Twain"

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  • "Published in 1917, this collection contains some of Twain's most notable essays. In the title essay, first published in 1906, a young man and an old man debate the question of free will and determinism."
  • ""A Socratic dialogue between a romantic young idealist and an elderly cynic, who debate such issues as whether man is a machine or a free actor, whether personal merit is meaningless given how our environment shapes who we are, and whether man has any impulse other than pursuing pleasure and avoiding pain.""@en
  • ""A Socratic dialogue between a romantic young idealist and an elderly cynic, who debate such issues as whether man is a machine or a free actor, whether personal merit is meaningless given how our environment shapes who we are, and whether man has any impulse other than pursuing pleasure and avoiding pain.""
  • "Although Mark Twain is revered as a master of American fiction, he was also known in his time for possessing a remarkable facility with the essay form. This collection of surprisingly insightful non-fiction and fiction pieces showcases Twain's astounding breadth as a writer. A must-read for fans of Twain's no-nonsense prose."@en
  • "This 1906 volume offers one of a series of Twain's works on Adam and Eve."@en

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  • "Fiction"@en
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  • "Humor"@en

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  • "What is man? : And other essays. Authorized ed. from the complete works of Mark Twain"
  • "What is man? : and other essays"
  • "What is man? : and other essays"@en
  • "What is man ?"
  • "What Is Man? and Other Essays"@en
  • "What Is Man? and Other Essays"
  • "What Is Man?"@en
  • "What Is Man?"
  • "What is man ? and other essays"
  • "What is man?"@en
  • "What is man?"
  • "What is man ? and other Essays"
  • "What is man"@en
  • "What is Man? [By S.L. Clemens.]"@en
  • "What is man? : And other essays by Mark Twain"
  • "What is Man? [By S.L. Clemens.]"
  • "What is Man? and Other Essays"@en
  • "What is man and other essays"@en
  • "What is man?, and other essays"@en
  • "What is man? and other essays"
  • "What is man? and other essays"@en
  • "What is man? [An essay]"@en
  • "Vad är människan? : och andra texter"@sv
  • "What is Man? and other essays. By Mark Twain. Illustrated"@en
  • "Vad är människan? : och andre texter"
  • "[What is Man? and other essays. By Mark Twain. Illustrated.]"@en
  • "[What is Man? and other essays. By Mark Twain. Illustrated.]"
  • "What is Man?"
  • "What is man ? and other essays, by Mark Twain"
  • "Mikä on ihminen"@fi

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