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

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