This essay focuses on into scientifically meaningful groups. Use your own words and own ideas in forming your responses. Humans vary in their skin coloration.
For an essay response, use the five-paragraph format. The introduction paragraph introduces the main concept. Three supporting paragraphs outline the evidence for your main concept. Then the last paragraph concludes and summarizes the importance of your thesis.
Spell-check and proof-read your essay before submitting. Remember, copying more than 4 words in a row from another source without attribution is consider plagiarism. Use your own words and own ideas in forming your responses. Humans vary in their skin coloration.
Explain the adaptive significance of variations in melanin in terms of ultraviolet light, vitamin D and folate. Evaluate why biological anthropologists no longer use “race” to classify humans into scientifically meaningful groups.
The mechanism of transformation is structural mapping, in which properties of two or more source. Domains are selectively mapped onto a blend space (Fauconnier & Turner, 1995; see conceptual blending). A common class of blends are metaphors. This theory contrasts with the rationalist view that concepts are perceptions (or in Plato’s term). An independently existing world of ideas, in that it denies the existence of any such realm.
It also contrasts with the empiricist view that concepts are abstract generalizations of individual experiences. Because the contingent and bodily experience is preserve in a concept, and not abstract away. While the perspective is compatible with Jamesian pragmatism. The notion of the transformation of embody concepts through structural mapping makes. A distinct contribution to the problem of concept format.
The starkest proponent of the realist thesis of universal concepts. By his view, concepts (and ideas in general) are innate ideas that were instantiations. A transcendental world of pure forms that lay behind the veil of the physical world. In this way, universals were explain as transcendent objects.
Needless to say this form of realism was tie deeply with Plato’s ontological projects. This remark on Plato is not of merely historical interest. For example, the view that numbers are Platonic objects was revive by Kurt Gödel. As a result of certain puzzles that he took to arise from the phenomenological accounts.