God’s mistake – Liberalism and Totalitarianism

When it comes to society and how we construct it we often run into a few issues. Primarily, the problem of politics is where rights do and do not extend; which leads to the discussion on whether taking those rights is ever right. Within modern society Liberalism is the status quo, and with that comes some essential assumptions … Continue reading God’s mistake – Liberalism and Totalitarianism

The criteria of personal identity.

In this essay I will be attempting to examine and critically assess the memory/psychological criterion of personal identity. I will begin with the concept of personal identity and work my way through the different criteria for it. This will lead to the psychological theory and what problems there are with it, the bodily and substance … Continue reading The criteria of personal identity.

Human nature and its role in defining the purpose of the state.

In this essay I will be assessing the role that human nature plays in defining the role of the state, while making references to the political philosophers Hobbes, Locke and Rousseau. First of all, whatever the origin of our human nature is, that natural state does indeed define the purpose of the state and the … Continue reading Human nature and its role in defining the purpose of the state.