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

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

civil disobedience in the philosophy of henry david thoreau: a critique

civil disobedience in the philosophy of henry david thoreau: a critique

ABSTRACT

Studies have always revealed that the human being is a social being. Consequently, some renowned philosophers have asserted that the existence of man outside the civil society is unacceptable and animalistic. Nevertheless, the idea of civil disobedience arose soon after the inception of civil society. Some have seen it to be a purely negative idea while some others have considered it Continue reading civil disobedience in the philosophy of henry david thoreau: a critique

Social justice in Michael walzer’s political Philosophy: concept and critique

Social justice in Michael walzer’s political Philosophy: concept and critique

ABSTRACT

Justice, power, authority, control, dominance, liberty, sovereignty, equality and similar concepts are the topics of everyday discourse, social and political contention. The perennial problem of the concept justice is usually associated with the true meaning and understanding of justice. Philosophers, scholars and theorists have since the dawn of civilization conceived justice in various ways Continue reading Social justice in Michael walzer’s political Philosophy: concept and critique

IMMANUEL KANT CATEGORICAL IMPERATIVE: CONCEPT AND CRITIQUE

IMMANUEL KANT CATEGORICAL IMPERATIVE: CONCEPT AND CRITIQUE

ABSTRACT

One of the problems that have always confronted the history of moral philosophy is the problem of goodness and badness of human acts. It is a common conviction of humans that some actions are morally good and therefore ought to be done while others are bad and so to be avoided. Immanuel Kant in respect to this problem held that only one thing is good without qualifications, and that is good Continue reading IMMANUEL KANT CATEGORICAL IMPERATIVE: CONCEPT AND CRITIQUE