Feminists Critique On Aristotle Gender Perspective

Feminists Critique On Aristotle Gender Perspective

CHAPTER ONE

  • GENERAL INTRODUCTION

Since time immemorial, people have held the view that men are superior to women. This vision of male supremacy is clearly reflected in all traditional families and societies to an extent that even women were made to accept that they are inferior nature. Continue reading Feminists Critique On Aristotle Gender Perspective

Machiavellianism And Democracy (Nigeria As A Case Study)

Machiavellianism And Democracy (Nigeria As A Case Study)

CHAPTER ONE

                                GENERAL INTRODUCTION

  • Introduction

Machiavelli has gained the world popularity because of the way he conceived and understood politics. Today “Machiavellism” is used to describe a political situation characterized by tyranny, despotism, deception and violence. This is because of Machiavelli’s approach and guidelines towards achieving stability in the state. Machiavelli crafts a perspective that aligns politics with warfare, and Continue reading Machiavellianism And Democracy (Nigeria As A Case Study)

God In Whitehead’s Process Philosophy: A Philosophical Analysis

God In Whitehead’s Process Philosophy: A Philosophical Analysis

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

  • Background of Study

The question of God is the final question of metaphysics. This final question of metaphysics; God, has never enjoyed a common view among philosophers. The ancient philosophers originated the question. The medieval philosophers championed it, but their solutions are still ever open to criticisms. Thus, the question of God is still raised today such that old stimulus receives new demonstration. Continue reading God In Whitehead’s Process Philosophy: A Philosophical Analysis

A Critique Of Determinism In The Light Of Immanuel Kant

A Critique Of Determinism In The Light Of Immanuel Kant

CHAPTER ONE

GENERAL INTRODUCTION AND THE CLARIFICATION OF TERMS

Human beings live in a world that is laden with many possibilities. As a being with the capacity to choose between alternatives, he has been able to surmount the numerous problems he has so far encountered.  Not only this, he has been able to develop this world by merely and freely choosing almost the best out of his many alternatives.  However, it has also come to the knowledge of this same Continue reading A Critique Of Determinism In The Light Of Immanuel Kant

Psychology Of Genius In Arthur Schopenhauer

Psychology Of Genius In Arthur Schopenhauer

  • GENERAL INTRODUCTION

1.1          INTRODUCTION:

In the evolutionary system, advancement in the human world was as a result of the urge to satisfy the immediate needs of man and even more. Every organism is essentially endowed with its means of livelihood. So, nature has done so well to provide animals with their own means of attack, nutrition, defence and every means of survival. Continue reading Psychology Of Genius In Arthur Schopenhauer

Nihilism In Nietzsche; A Critical Evaluation Of Nigerian Situation

Nihilism In Nietzsche; A Critical Evaluation Of Nigerian Situation

CHAPTER ONE

GENERAL INTRODUCTION

  • INTRODUCTION

In the history of thought, Nietzsche occupies a fundamental position especially in the contemporary era. His ideas and postulations are not only thought provoking but brain storming; not so much because of his originality but for daring the ‘undared’. In the light of this, Copleston confirmed: “For whatever one may think about Nietzsche’s ideas, one cannot question his vast reputation and the power of his ideas to act like a potent wine in the minds of a good many people” Continue reading Nihilism In Nietzsche; A Critical Evaluation Of Nigerian Situation

The Civil State In John Locke’s Political Philosophy

The Civil State In John Locke’s Political Philosophy: Its Relevance To Nigerian Democracy

CHAPTER TWO

  • THE ORIGIN OF CIVIL STATE

2.1          The State of Nature                                                                                  At the beginning of the second Chapter in the Second Treatise on Government, Locke tells us that if we are to have a good understanding of political power of the civil government, we should discover how it all originated. Locke’s notion was that men were in the state of nature prior to the foundation of civil state, and he stressed the necessity of knowing this prior condition of men by stating that: Continue reading The Civil State In John Locke’s Political Philosophy

The Art Of Natural Family Planning In The Light Of John F. Kippley

The Art Of Natural Family Planning In The Light Of John F. Kippley

NATURE OF FAMILY PLANNING

  • What Is Family Planning

Family planning according to the Oxford Advance English Learners dictionary is defined as the process of planning the number of children, intervals between births, etc in family by using birth control method. Family planning, says a character on a television show aired in Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) channel 8, Enugu, Nigeria on 16th April 1996, means having children when you Continue reading The Art Of Natural Family Planning In The Light Of John F. Kippley

Panacea To Nigerian Predicaments In The Light Of Soren Kierkegaard’s Authentic Existence

Panacea To Nigerian Predicaments In The Light Of Soren Kierkegaard’s Authentic Existence

1.1 PURPOSE OF THE STUDY

It was Martin Heidegger in his Being and Time, who changed the course of study laid down by his predecessors who were more interested in autonomous sciences. He set out to revive philosophy, not only of the problem of man but also that of ‘Being’. It is also the view of anthropologists that the study of man be given a central place in existence. They hold that all that exist is directed towards the explanation, understanding and well-being of man. Continue reading Panacea To Nigerian Predicaments In The Light Of Soren Kierkegaard’s Authentic Existence

Critique Of Social Contract In Jean Jacques Rousseau’s Political Philosophy

The Critique Of Social Contract In Jean Jacques Rousseau’s Political Philosophy

CHAPTER ONE

1.0                          BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

1.1                         GENERAL INTRODUCTION

Jean – Jacques Rousseau is a Swiss writer and a philosopher. Among his multiple achievements is his magnus opus, the social contract or principles of political Right (1762). According to some thinkers these works constitute the first outstanding attempts to translate the spirit of romanticism of the early eighteenth – century Europe into political doctrines. Continue reading Critique Of Social Contract In Jean Jacques Rousseau’s Political Philosophy