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Psychology and Philosophy

Ancient Greece & Philosophy
New England Transcendentalism
Famous Psychologists - Nature v Nurture
Some dramatically influential Philosophers




Philosophy and Social Change


Our shortlist of the most dramatically influential philosphers and writers in history is comprised as follows

Philosophy & Social Change
John Locke Voltaire
Kierkegaard Rousseau

Darwin
Adam Smith Karl Marx
Immanuel Kant
Western Philosophy as a
" series of footnoes to Plato "
quote from A.N. Whitehead
The Theory of Everything
Physics AND Humanity



The pages below bear some relationship to the dramatically influential philosophers and writers on our shortlist -


John Locke


John Locke
major works
John Locke
An outline biography
John Locke
mind as a tabula rasa
The text of the
Declaration of Independence
The background to the
Declaration of Independence
The Signatories to the
Declaration of Independence
The Declaration of the Rights
of Man and of the Citizen






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Karl Marx and
Communist Ideology


Karl Marx
quirky aspects
of his biography
The Communist Manifesto





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Adam Smith


Adam Smith
An outline biography
Adam Smith
Wealth of Nations





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Charles Darwin


Charles Darwin
biography
Charles Darwin quotes on
God & religious belief
Charles Darwin
autobiography intro
Charles Darwin
autobiography
Alfred Russel Wallace Thomas Malthus
T H Huxley
An outline biography
Thomas Henry Huxley
Darwin's Bulldog
Charles Darwin's Faith
and Religious Beliefs





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Immanuel Kant


Kant - Copernican Revolution Kant - Transcendental Idealism
Immanuel Kant biography





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Soren Kierkegaard and
John Paul Sartre


Kierkegaard
An outline biography
Existentialism
Soren Kierkegaard
quotations and quotes
Jean Paul Sartre Albert Schweitzer



Soren Kierkegaard and
Friedrick Nietzsche


Friedrich Nietzsche Friedrich Nietzsche
Major Works
Nietzsche quotes
God is dead
Arthur Schopenhauer
An outline biography
Arthur Schopenhauer
Ideas on philosophy





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Famous Psychologists



Our main pages are about the many Enlightenments and Spiritual Insights that have been "somehow encapsulated" in Mysticism in World Religions Wisdom Quotes and in seer-like Poetry quotations. Psychology is related to such matters!!!




Famous Psychologists The nature vs nurture
debate or controversy
- human psychology
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 of dogs
B.F. Skinner
Abraham Maslow
Hierarchy of Need
Abraham Maslow
biography
Abraham Maslow's pyramid
Obedience experiment study
Stanley Milgram
The Perils of Authority
Stanley Milgram 1974
The Milgram Obedience Experiment
French reality TV show - The Game of Death
Cognitive Dissonance The unconcious mind
Freud - Jung - different views




Social Psychology



Social Psychologists have proven that people tend to exhibit some rather perplexing tendencies in group situations!!!





Intergroup Discrimination
Henri Tajfel
Group / Selective Perception
Hastorf & Cantril
Henri Tajfel
discrimination between groups study
Henri Tajfel
Social Psychologist - biography
Minimal Group Paradigm Study
Two experiments by Henri Tajfel & colleagues
Social Identity Theory
Tajfel and Turner 1979
Conformity experiment
Solomon Asch
The Robbers Cave Experiment
Muzafer Sherif et al
Social Psychology research
theories & experiments
Festinger & Carlsmith
Cognitive Dissonance




Evolutionary Psychology
Behavioural Evolution



Evolutionary Psychology is currently attempting to establish that many aspects of human behaviour have their basis in the behavioural tendencies that favoured survival. Natural selection a la Darwin then tended to reinforce such behaviours as deeply ingrained patterns of behaviour!!!

This area is perhaps the keenest area in our times of effective rivalry between traditional Faith and the inquisitiveness of Reason.




Evolutionary Psychology Tooby & Cosmides







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Ancient Greece
& Philosophy




Pythagoras, Socrates, and Plato were amongst the earliest philosphers to show profound respect for the wisdom of the Poets and Mystics!!!




A history of
Ancient Greece
Pythagoras of Samos
biography
Socrates
biography and quotes
The trial and death
of Socrates
Socrates Cafe
philosophy clubs
Apology
first speech
Apology
second and third speeches
Euthyphro &
Crito
Phaedo
Plato
biography and quotes
Aristotle
biography and quotes
Plato : The Myth or Allegory of the Cave Greek Philosophy




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New England Transcendentalism



The American Transcendentalism movement in which Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and others were prominent can be seen as being strongly related to existence of religious and spiritual impulses in Mankind.

New England
Transcendentalism
The Transcendental Club
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Emerson & Kantian or
Transcendental Idealism
The Transcendentalist
a key lecture by Emerson
Emerson's transcendentalist approach to
the appreciation of history
The American Scholar
an address by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Divinity School Address
by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson
quotes of wisdom & wit
Henry David Thoreau Some Thoreau
quotations & quotes
Margaret Fuller Elizabeth Palmer Peabody
The Brook Farm Community Emerson's essay - History





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Charles Darwin
biography
Charles Darwin quotes on
God & religious belief
Charles Darwin
autobiography intro
Charles Darwin
autobiography
Alfred Russel Wallace Thomas Malthus
Charles Darwin's Faith
and Religious Beliefs
T H Huxley
An outline biography
Thomas Henry Huxley
Darwin's Bulldog





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