Ojukwu’s Philosophy Of Detribalism: The Panacea To The Nigerian Political Problems

Ojukwu’s Philosophy Of Detribalism: The Panacea To The Nigerian Political Problems

CHAPTER ONE

THE BACKGROUND TO THE PHILOSOPHY OF DETRIBALISM

  • Tribalism And Nigerian Political Development

Ever since the marriage between the Northern and Southern Nigeria became a reality, Nigerians have made several attempts to preserve this marriage; but constantly, it has nearly broken up. No doubt Ojukwu said that; Continue reading Ojukwu’s Philosophy Of Detribalism: The Panacea To The Nigerian Political Problems

The Implication Of David Hume’s Philosophy Of Impressions And Ideas

 The Implication Of David Hume’s Philosophy Of  Impressions And Ideas

CHAPTER ONE

1.0          Introduction

Are we not often at times shocked by the discovery that what we thought was certain is later proved dubious and false? If this be a regular occurrence, is it not the case that we may become suspicious of all claims to certainty? But then, the history of human opinion rightly forms the most fertile source material for the Continue reading The Implication Of David Hume’s Philosophy Of Impressions And Ideas

The Ego And The Id In Sigmund Freud:A Philosophical Examination

The Ego And The Id In Sigmund Freud:A Philosophical Examination

CHAPTER ONE

GENERAL INTRODUCTION

In the anal of history, quest for meaning as a quest for knowledge   has remained an existential fact in every human endeavour. Hence, it propelled man’s meaning-attaching trait which satisfies his concept of existence. Philosophy as it were has been the vanguard of such innovation traceable from the time of Continue reading The Ego And The Id In Sigmund Freud:A Philosophical Examination

The State As A Community Of Persons In Hegel; A Critique

The State As A Community Of Persons In Hegel; A Critique

GENERAL INTRODUCTION.

BIOGRAPHY OF HEGEL (1770-1831)

Hegel was born in Stuttgart on August 27, 1770[1], the son of a revenue officer with the civil service. He was brought up in an atmosphere of protestant pietism and became thoroughly acquainted with the Greek and Roman classics while studying at the Stuttgart gymnasium (Preparatory School). Encouraged by his Continue reading The State As A Community Of Persons In Hegel; A Critique

Hannah Arendt On Violence Vis-À-Vis The Quest For Political Power Through Violence In Nigeria

Hannah Arendt On Violence Vis-À-Vis The Quest For Political Power Through Violence In Nigeria

GENERAL INTRODUCTION

1.1          STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM

While trying to echo Max Weber’s definition of state, C.W Mills categorically defined politics as a struggle for power and the ultimate form of power is violence.[1]  This equation of power and violence seems to corroborate the earlier postulations of the Chinese dictator Mao Tse-tung that power grows out of Continue reading Hannah Arendt On Violence Vis-À-Vis The Quest For Political Power Through Violence In Nigeria

Philosophical Survey In The Morality Of Spinoza In The Light Of His Evil And Good

Philosophical Survey In The Morality Of Spinoza In The Light Of His Evil And Good

CHAPTER ONE

  • GENERAL INTRODUCTION

The problem of good and evil in the world of ours has become questionable. Good and evil without doubt have constituted lots of discomfort, havoc and other problems in human life. Consequently, so many thinkers of different epochs have contributed in one way or the other according to their own understanding, to Continue reading Philosophical Survey In The Morality Of Spinoza In The Light Of His Evil And Good

Igbo/European Contact; Its Socio-Political Effects On The Igbo

Igbo/European Contact; Its Socio-Political Effects On The Igbo

CHAPTER TWO

2.0       LITERATURE REVIEW

Clearly speaking, the Nigeria-Biafran war is a demonstration of protest by the Igbos believing they are so much marginalized in this Nigeria of ours. A.H.M. Kirik Greene asserts that “this ‘one’ Nigeria is the product of the European colonialists who colonized and amalgamated the tribes of this area, which came Continue reading Igbo/European Contact; Its Socio-Political Effects On The Igbo

A Critical Appraisal Of Hobbes’ Idea Of Social Contract

A Critical Appraisal Of Hobbes’ Idea Of Social Contract

CHAPTER ONE

  GENERAL IDEA OF A SOCIAL CONTRACT

The social contract theory, nearly as old as philosophy itself, is the view that person’s moral or political obligations are dependent upon a contract or agreement between them to form a society.1 On the mention of the term contract, then, what comes to mind immediately is agreement. The New Webster Continue reading A Critical Appraisal Of Hobbes’ Idea Of Social Contract

Modern Biotechnology And Diginity Of Human Life; An Ethical Analysis

Modern Biotechnology And Diginity Of Human Life; An Ethical Analysis

CHAPTER TWO

EXPLICATION OF TERMS

2.1 NOTION OF ETHICS

Since this topic, modern biotechnology and human dignity involves ethics, it necessary to explain the meaning and importance of ethics in biotechnological sciences. We cannot discuss convincingly the dignity of human life without knowing the circumstances surrounding the human life and their social Continue reading Modern Biotechnology And Diginity Of Human Life; An Ethical Analysis

Concept Of Happiness In St. Augustine The (A Critical Appraisal)

Concept Of Happiness In St. Augustine The (A Critical Appraisal)

CHAPTER ONE

GENERAL INTRODUCTION

1.1       INTRODUCTION

Aristotle in the commencement of his “Metaphysics” wrote: “pantes anthropoi tou eidenai oregontai phuse”[1] (all men by nature desire to know). This existential passion or desire is quite innate and intrinsic in man. Due to that irresistible urge in man to know, he involves himself in a curious and inquisitive Continue reading Concept Of Happiness In St. Augustine The (A Critical Appraisal)