Howard Gardner in his theory of multiple intelligence states that the human mind is composed of seven different intelligences which range from logical-mathematical to bodily-kinesthetic. This observation about the human mind supports Aristotle’s definition of man because to some extent intellect is part of rationality. One of the definitions of rationality is having its source in or being guided by intellect. Grader’s theory suggests that when making a decision about certain subject’s different parts of the brain work independently and some of these parts are more developed than others. “We have also determined that these multiple human faculties, the intelligences, are to a significant extent independent” (Gardner 520). This might have an impact on a person’s rationality because different people will use different part of their brains, or a different intellect, when being guided. Since the different intelligences are independent it is possible to make a decision using one part of your brain while not using another one.... [continues]
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