A Critique On Freudian Psycho sexual Enlightenment Of The Child

A Critique On Freudian Psycho sexual Enlightenment Of The Child

CHAPTER ONE

PROBLEM AND BACKGROUND

1.1 INTRODUCTION

In the annals of history, sex has remained a mystery to both man and the society at large. Its importance in human life is so evident, yet no single human being has been able to give a conclusive explanation of what sex is. No human experience has been able to demystify the hidden meanings of this particular concept. Freud rightly asserts that, “the misunderstanding of sexuality is no intellectual error, nor an accidental ignorance”.[1] Continue reading A Critique On Freudian Psycho sexual Enlightenment Of The Child

A Critique Of Popper’s Strategy For The Growth Of Science

A Critique Of Popper’s Strategy For The Growth Of Science

CHAPTER ONE

1.0    TOWARDS ESTABLISHING THE BACKGROUND OF POPPERIAN PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE.

1.1 CAN FACTS CONSTITUTE THE TERMINUS A QUO OF SCIENCE? (THE PROBLEM OF INDUCTION)   

 It is one of the fundamental canons of the empiricists, the positivists of all sorts and in fact the entire circle of the inductivists, that the ladder of science can only be climbed through the collection and assembling of our experiences. Put in another way, it is the case that scientific knowledge requires primarily and basically the collection of protocol sentences. The principle of induction can be expressed in the following statement: Continue reading A Critique Of Popper’s Strategy For The Growth Of Science

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

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

Critique Of Moral And Religious Nihilism In The Philosophy Of Freidrich Nietzsche

A Critique Of The Moral And Religious Nihilism In The Philosophy Of Freidrich Nietzsch

2.0 MORALITY IN QUESTION.

  • NIETZSCHE’S CONCEPTION OF MORALITY

Having rejected God, Nietzsche sets out for the revaluation of all moral values. He offers a definition of morality as thus: Continue reading Critique Of Moral And Religious Nihilism In The Philosophy Of Freidrich Nietzsche

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