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South Coast Senior College

Human Nature....What Is It

with Paul Doherty



Our combination lecture and discussion course will present two widely accepted answers to this question. One arises from science, the other from religion. They do differ, and we will explore the differences. But knowing that both answers will remain with us for the long haul, we will also explore how they might, should, and actually do cohabit, both in society and in our all-too-human individual minds and lives.

This class will be presented on ZOOM.


Steven Piker is an anthropologist who has done fieldwork in Thailand and the U.S., taught for 44 years at Swarthmore College, and has been teaching at three Maine senior colleges for a number of years. This will be his South Coast Senior College debut.

Paul Doherty is an armchair theologian with experience in music, broadcasting, and ministry. He has also been teaching for several years at two Maine senior colleges, including South Coast.

This will be a six session course which will be offered on Wednesday afternoons… 1:00-3:00… from October 5 th through November 9 th .

  • Oct 5 - Nov 9th, 2022
    Wed for 6 weeks from 1:00 - 3:00 pm

    Will run


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