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Social Psychology & Psychology
Index of pages

Social Psychology & Psychology links
famous Experiments & Case Studies

The nature vs nurture
debate or controversy
- human psychology
Social Psychology pages Evolutionary Psychology pages
Sigmund Freud
An outline biography
Sigmund Freud
His major works
William Sheldon
New York Longitudinal Study
Alexander Thomas, Stella Chess, Herbert G. Birch
Jean Piaget Jean Piaget
Genetic Epistemiology
Carl Gustav Jung Ivan Pavlov
classical conditioning
B.F. Skinner
Abraham Maslow
Hierarchy of Needs
Abraham Maslow
Abraham Maslow's pyramid
Obedience experiment study 1974
Stanley Milgram
The Perils of Authority
Stanley Milgram 1974
The Milgram Obedience Experiment
French reality TV show - The Game of Death
Cognitive Dissonance

Human Being seems
to be rather "Tripartite"

Diagram suggesting that Human Nature demonstrates a Spiritual, Materialistic and Tribal or Group-related 'Tripartism'


An range of, authoritative, key insights, are available on this site,
(from the Great Faiths, Plato, Socrates, Pythagoras, and Shakespeare!!!),
that give convincing support to such a view of Human Nature!!!

" is a bundle of relations, a knot of roots,
whose flower and fruitage is the world..."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Non-Doctrinaire" Human Societies often
seem to be rather "Tripartite"

Diagram suggesting that Human Societies often demonstrate capacities for Spiritual, Materialistic and Tribal / Ethnic 'Tripartism'


This view suggests that Societies themselves!!! have a Tripartite character.

"Whatever concept one may hold, from a metaphysical point of view, concerning the freedom of the will, certainly its appearances, which are human actions, like every other natural event, are determined by universal laws. However obscure their causes, history, which is concerned with narrating these appearances, permits us to hope that if we attend to the play of freedom of the human will in the large, we may be able to discern a regular movement in it, and that what seems complex and chaotic in the single individual may be seen from the standpoint of the human race as a whole to be a steady and progressive though slow evolution of its original endowment."

Immanuel Kant
Idea for a Universal History from a Cosmopolitan Point of View (1784)

Or to quote Emerson, from his famous Essay ~ History more fully:-

"In old Rome the public roads beginning at the Forum proceeded north, south, east, west, to the centre of every province of the empire, making each market-town of Persia, Spain, and Britain pervious to the soldiers of the capital: so out of the human heart go, as it were, highways to the heart of every object in nature, to reduce it under the dominion of man. A man is a bundle of relations, a knot of roots, whose flower and fruitage is the world. His faculties refer to natures out of him, and predict the world he is to inhabit, as the fins of the fish foreshow that water exists, or the wings of an eagle in the egg presuppose air. He cannot live without a world."