The Significance of Locke’s Political Philosophy

The Significance of Locke’s Political Philosophy

This paper analyzes the historical significance of John Locke’s political philosophy, specifically regarding the American Revolution. The historical analysis of absolutism, natural rights, and political philosophy is vital to understanding the modern context of these concepts and their reflections in contemporary governments. 

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Deliberating National Identity to Promote Intergroup Unity

Deliberating National Identity to Promote Intergroup Unity

This essay asserts that national identity is a manifestation of humanity’s natural desire to seek patterns, simplify complex matters, and acquire a sense of belonging. However, human intelligence allows us to recognize the flaws of our social tendencies and to rethink identity in the vision of intergroup unity. 

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A Cognitive Explanation for Prejudiced Behavior

A Cognitive Explanation for Prejudiced Behavior

This article uncovers the cognitive sources (specifically those buried within the subconscious) of prejudiced behavior. Through the analysis of prominent experiments and theories in social psychology, we can understand the relationship between human cognition, social identity, and prejudiced behavior.

 

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