Behavior Genetics

, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 117–121

John Locke and behavior genetics

Authors

  • John C. Loehlin
    • Department of PsychologyUniversity of Texas
Short Communication

DOI: 10.1007/BF01071750

Cite this article as:
Loehlin, J.C. Behav Genet (1983) 13: 117. doi:10.1007/BF01071750

Abstract

Locke's views on the nature-nurture question are illustrated by quotations from his writings. Locke was predominantly an environmentalist but gave some emphasis to constitutional tendencies, especially in the area of temperatment.

Key words

John Locke nature-nurture controversy

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