Existentialism Of Jean Paul Sartre

EXISTENTIALISM OF JEAN PAUL SARTRE

  • Self: An Existential Approach.

Existentialism is better seen as a style of philosophizing rather than a philosophy. Thus, the existentialists have some patterns of thought following their existential traits. Hence, they deny that reality can be neatly packaged in concept or presented as interlocking system. “An inquisitive style of thought that sets to Continue reading Existentialism Of Jean Paul Sartre

John Locke’s Political Power Vis-À-Vis Abuse Of Power In Nigeria.

John Locke’s Political Power Vis-À-Vis Abuse Of Power In Nigeria.

CHAPTER ONE

VIEWS OF PHILOSOPHERS THROUGH THE AGES

Perhaps what has become so dominant in the affairs and the nature of man, almost exclusively, is the need to be treated well. What seemed as latent but constantly boiling in every individual of all ages is a quest to get a fair share of one’s natural entitlement. In other words, man searches for justice. Philosophers Continue reading John Locke’s Political Power Vis-À-Vis Abuse Of Power In Nigeria.

The Distorted Images Of African Continent: A Heideggerian Interpretation

The Distorted Images Of African Continent: A Heideggerian Interpretation

CHAPTER ONE

     1.0   LITERATURE REVIEW

The vastness and diversity of Africa has made it difficult to determine whom we do refer when we talk of “the distorted images of African continent”. This is not unconnected with the fact that there are some African countries like Egypt, which because of their complexion a times are erased off from the Traitor’s book. Nevertheless, according to Joseph Harris in his book “Africans and their history”: Continue reading The Distorted Images Of African Continent: A Heideggerian Interpretation

The Nigeria Police And Mockery Of Common Good

The Nigeria Police And Mockery Of Common Good

CHAPTER ONE

1.1  BACKGROUND

Mind cast on some capitalist societies shows that sometimes, pursuit of personal interest overrides and militates against the realization of common good. Ipso police facto, Nigerian society has not been an exception to this. Yet, the fact still remains that it is in working together for the common good or welfare that one Continue reading The Nigeria Police And Mockery Of Common Good

I – Thou Relationship In Gabriel Marcel: An Existentialist Analysis

I – Thou Relationship In Gabriel Marcel: An Existentialist Analysis

CHAPTER ONE

  • INTRODUCTION
  • Life is a Mystery and not a problem; it is never an existentialist puzzle to human mind.  In allowing man to partake in this mysterious nature of life whose effects or manifestations are familiar to all, man ought to participate in a mutual relationship with the other, thereby  respecting and preserving life.

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Individual And State In Aristotle In Relation To Promotion Of Human Rights In Nigeria

Individual And State In Aristotle In Relation To Promotion Of Human Rights In Nigeria

CHAPTER ONE:     INTRODUCTION

  • PURPOSE OF THE STUDY

Man establishes the state in order to meet his needs. In other words, the individuals are prior to the state, and the state cannot exit outside the individuals. Hence, the individuals and the state are dialectically related. Again Nigeria as a state has a dialectical relationship with the citizens. To this end, any Continue reading Individual And State In Aristotle In Relation To Promotion Of Human Rights In Nigeria

Notion Of Change And Permanence In Aristotle

Notion Of Change And Permanence In Aristotle

CHAPTER ONE

1.0          BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

1.1          INTRODUCTION

The sense of wonder is the mark of the philosophers.  Thus, according to Aristotle, “all men by nature desire to know”1.  On the same note, philosophically and otherwise, man has to give meaning to the mysteries befogging his finite nature.  Therefore it is not out of place that we are dragged into the concepts and facts of change and permanence. Continue reading Notion Of Change And Permanence In Aristotle

Notion Of Freedom In Jean Paul Sartre

Notion Of Freedom In Jean Paul Sartre

CHAPTER ONE

  • MODES OF BEING IN JEAN PAUL SARTRE

1.1 MEANING OF BEING.

Sartre. Being in all its fullness, and as the ground of all beings remains a great mystery. All the philosophical epochs have tried in diverse ways without success, to expound a wholesome review of this question. According to L. Okika, he stated that, Continue reading Notion Of Freedom In Jean Paul Sartre

How To Be Happy: A Critical Evaluation Of Aristotle’s “Golden Mean”

How To Be Happy:  A Critical Evaluation Of Aristotle’s “Golden Mean”

CHAPTER ONE

1.0          ARISTOTLE

For the purpose of this long essay, it would be a big jump not to begin with a clear knowledge of the philosopher we are examining his philosophy. Consequently, it is pertinent first and foremost to look at the life of Aristotle, the influences that motivated him and finally, the product of his philosophical life. Continue reading How To Be Happy: A Critical Evaluation Of Aristotle’s “Golden Mean”

The Place Of Man In Aristotle: The Basis Of Man’s Life Crisis

 The Place Of Man In Aristotle: The Basis Of Man’s Life Crisis (An Evaluative Rediscovery)

CHAPTER   ONE

DEFINITION OF THE CONCEPTS OF MAN

1.1       Origin of Man- And Evolutionary/Scientificperspective

‘Man or ‘homo sapiens’, as he somewhat arrogantly calls himself, is the most interesting and also the most irritating of animal species on the planet earth’.[1]The origin and structure of man have been the age-long subjects of study, controversies and theorizations in form of fundamental questions, assertions and denials that pertain mostly to issues about life, its origin and nature. Continue reading The Place Of Man In Aristotle: The Basis Of Man’s Life Crisis