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.

Social Status In Plato’s Ideal State: Its Relevance To Nigerian Society

Social Status In Plato’s Ideal State: Its Relevance To Nigerian Society

CHAPTER ONE

1:0          GENERAL INTRODUCTION

Man, by nature, is a social animal said Plato. But every “society is made up of unique individuals who fail or succeed, are powerful or weak, not as a consequence of stratification but because of their individual biographies”.[i]  It implies that man, being naturally social, unique and differs from one another in Continue reading Social Status In Plato’s Ideal State: Its Relevance To Nigerian Society

A Comparative Analysis Of Machiavellian Principle And Nigerian Society

A Comparative Analysis Of Machiavellian Principle And Nigerian Society

CHAPTER ONE

  • MACHIAVELLIANISM: AN EXPOSITION

Machiavelli’s views have been frequently interpreted as meaning that wickedness is more effective than goodness. This distortion of his views has been regarded as the essence of Machiavellian teaching, as identical with what later centuries called Machiavellianism[1]. Historically, Machiavelli’s philosophy came Continue reading A Comparative Analysis Of Machiavellian Principle And Nigerian Society

Biafra Agitation: Any Justification?

Biafra Agitation: Any Justification?

CHAPTER ONE

BIAFRA AS LED BY CHUKWUEMEKA ODUMEGWU OJUKWU

1.1 The Remote Causes of the Biafra Declaration

By remote causes we mean those errors committed, mistakes made, events, etc. that in one way or the other contributed to the Nigeria’s political instability, which are often ignored, but form the bedrock of the immediate crises that led to the attempted secession. We need to note, and importantly too, that Continue reading Biafra Agitation: Any Justification?

Kantian Categorical Imperative: Its Implication In Nigerian Ethical Order

 Kantian Categorical Imperative: Its Implication In Nigerian Ethical Order

CHAPTER ONE

KANT’S MORAL PRINCIPLES

Kant in virtue of his education has a vivid appreciation of the unparallel excellence of moral value. In his ethical theory, Kant sets out to discover and justify the supreme principle of morality and the foundation on which the whole structure of moral law must rest if it is to be valid as a genuine law of duty. On Continue reading Kantian Categorical Imperative: Its Implication In Nigerian Ethical Order

Conscience In Thomas Aquinas:A Philosophical Reflection

Conscience In Thomas Aquinas:A Philosophical Reflection

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

The modern world is characterized by violence, riots, wars, terrorism, and abortion, which constitute threats to the peaceful co-existence of men.  Analysts have strived to bring out solution to the problem in their various capacities. Both the advocates of peace and terror, theists and atheists explicitly or implicitly Continue reading Conscience In Thomas Aquinas:A Philosophical Reflection

A Comparative Study Of The Concept Of Priesthood In Igbo Traditional Religion And Catholic Priesthood

A Comparative Study Of The Concept Of Priesthood In Igbo Traditional Religion And Catholic Priesthood

CHAPTER THREE

3.0    ELABORATION ON IGBO TRADITIONAL PRIESTHOOD

  • VOCATION TO THE IGBO PRIESTHOOD

There are so many ways through which an Igbo traditional priest may be called up for his officiating to the deity (i.e., through which he can gain his vocation). The Scholars consulted ;on these have similar opinions according to the way they perceived the vocation to the Igbo traditional priesthood. For Emefie Ikenga Continue reading A Comparative Study Of The Concept Of Priesthood In Igbo Traditional Religion And Catholic Priesthood

The Doctrine Of Freedom And Responsibility In Jean Paul Sartre-

The Doctrine Of Freedom And Responsibility In Jean Paul Sartre- The Fundamental Principles In An Authentic Existence

                                                                                                                                                 CHAPTER ONE

 1.0 GENERAL INTRODUCTION

This thesis has to do with the problem of freedom in man’s realization of authentic existence in the existentialist philosophy of Jean Paul Sartre. Looking at this topic, certain basic questions readily come to mind. These may include: What Continue reading The Doctrine Of Freedom And Responsibility In Jean Paul Sartre-

A Critique On Piagetian Theories Of Cognitive Development

A Critique On Piagetian Theories Of Cognitive Development

PROBLEM AND BACKGROUND

1.1              INTRODUCTION

Generally speaking, one of the earliest observations we make in life is that the desire to explore the unknown to further our knowledge and understanding is a fundamental characteristic of being human.  Thus, to boldly go into the unknown is also what each of us does in the course of our development. Continue reading A Critique On Piagetian Theories Of Cognitive Development