By: Michael Totten
Philosophical anthropology is a branch of philosophy which examines interpersonal relationships and the nature of being human. It was developed as a specific response to the presuppositions of Aristotle, who viewed man as a rational animal, and Thomas Hobbes, who viewed man as a complex...
By: Michael Totten
Workaholic widows around the world have Wayne Edward Oates to thank for recognizing that chronic overwork was as much an addiction as alcoholism. The word comes from the title of one of his 57 books, "Confessions of a Workaholic" (1971), which was an expansion of...
Is ecopsychology a valid science?
By: Christyl Rivers
Ecopsychology is a true science. An Ecopsychologist can trace as many diverse origins as every other kind of psychology. Ecopsychology is derived from bits of Jungian, and Traditional Clinical Psychology. It borrows also from Humanism, and Gestalt to name just a few. It is possible...
Humanistic therapy: Examining person-centered therapy
By: Jennifer Goldschmidt
Carl Rogers, developed person-centered therapy in the 1940s, as a reaction against psychoanalytic therapy. Person-centered therapy emphasizes the client’s resources for becoming self-aware. It also challenged ideas such as the counselor knows best. In addition, it is hoped that the clients realize their potential...
Why the secret tomb of China's first emperor has still not been opened
By: Sun Meilan
Emperor Qin Shihuang, was born during the late Eastern Zhou dynasty from 770-256 BC, to a father who was the prince of the state of Qin, one of the many warring states of the period. When Qin Shihuang, as he later became known, took over...
By: Madison Sonnier
Anger is not always an easy emotion to control. Everyone has lost our cool and said and done things we probably shouldn’t have. Learning to consciously control our anger is an ongoing practice, but with patience and effort, it can be done. It’s...
Israeli archaeologists find 9,000-year-old figurines
By: Sun Meilan
Thanks to the dedication and skills of archaeologists, new sources of historical artefacts are being found on a regular basis, adding to the knowledge of ancient times and sometimes allowing historians to dismiss previous presumptions. At other times, archaeological finds come up with objects of...
By: Terrence Aym
A mysterious cavern deep in the wastelands of Siberia held the secret of a third race of Man for 30,000 years.The DNA of a fossilized finger bone and tooth—discovered in a cave located in the Altai mountain range—were analyzed and found...
By: Suzette Baker
Criminology can be defined as the scientific method of studying crime and criminal behavior. It falls into the category of social science and includes a variety of disciplines such as anthropology, economics, psychology, and law. Since its humble beginnings, the field of criminology has greatly...
By: Christyl Rivers
Everyone participates in social conformity. If they did not, people would drive on the wrong side of the road, face every possible direction on elevators, and forget to politely clap after the show. If not for some minimal level of social conformity, people would be...

 

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