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.

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

Justice In John Rawls Vis-À-Vis Nigerian Democracy

Justice In John Rawls Vis-À-Vis Nigerian Democracy

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

Man, says Aristotle, is by nature a political animal.  This implies that man is naturally inclined to live in a political society. Joseph Omoregbe aptly captures this idea when he says that no one can rightly claim to be independent of the society, because no man is an island. To buttress these points, Aristotle Continue reading Justice In John Rawls Vis-À-Vis Nigerian Democracy

Thomas Aquinas’ Natural Law Theory: A Standard For Human Positive Law.

Thomas Aquinas’ Natural Law Theory: A Standard For Human Positive Law.

CHAPTER TWO

LITERATURE REVIEW

The question of Natural law can be traced back to the primitive societies. It was held that there was higher power that controlled human society and so some higher sort of rules, principles or laws which mankind could discover and use for a well-governed existence. Since the universe is governed by the higher power- Continue reading Thomas Aquinas’ Natural Law Theory: A Standard For Human Positive Law.