Research Papers/Topics in Philosophy

Investigation of the Concept of the Superman in Nietzsche’s Moral Philosophy

According to Nitecheze the Superman is an authentic person which evolves into a sup erman by using the principle of discipline and mastery of oneself.man's authenticity does not come from mere wishes nor lying around but requires aggressive decision, persistence and perseverance,courage and strength to endure many forms of sufferings and to overcome alienation brought about his  environment otherwise man will be a slave of his own desired and alien to his own powers,talents and capacityOBJEC...

THE PROBLEM OF SORTING IN HIGHER EDUCATION IN NIGERIA

Ironically, moral decadence has become the order of the day in higher institutions in Nigeria. Among this decadence is ‘sorting’ whose mother is corruption. It has become a worrisome concept in the Nigeria educational system. Sorting is one of the corrupt practices that seem to be threatening the standard of education in Nigerian higher education.. Aside sorting, corrupt practices and some immoral acts in the Nigerian higher educational system include: admission racketeering, exami...

The Concept of Self in Soren Kierkegaard Existentialism

Our experience and knowledge of the human nature are always incomplete and fragmentary. This inability to achieve a comprehensive grasp of what we are is often revealed as we attempt to clarify the concepts that emerge from our lopsided understanding of human nature. The concept of self is a case point. In this essay, we focused on the idea of self in philosophic literature; we affirm that self is seemingly lost in the multiplicity of its aspects. Kierkegaard Existentialism shows that existen...

DO WE THINK IN LANGUAGE?

This essay aims at examining and attempting to proffer answer to the question: Do we think in language? To achieve our aim, we shall clarify some important terms, and then proceed to discuss language and the way we think; after which we shall evaluate and conclude our work.Get reading now, you won't regret you do.

IS MARXISM STILL AN EFFECTIVE SOCIAL THEORY?

In my attempt to answer the question, ’Is Marxism still an effective social theory?’ I have discuss Marxist idea of social structure, the social class including class struggle and its forms. I also discuss the abolition of classes and the socialist society...Marxism coveys the genuine nature of suffering even today. Thus, one can say that Marxist perspective in sociology is still an effective method for examining societies.This is a must read for all.Download complete work now.

EDUCATION FOR POVERTY ALLEVIATION: THE PLACE OF THE HUMANITIES

Education is a tool for personal and societal development and its impacts are felt in all sectors of any society. The gains of education for the individual, is that it inculcates the right knowledge and skills on the individual which give him/her the leverage to seek for high paying jobs that will add value to his/her socioeconomic status. Also, it makes the individual to be a productive citizen. This makes education to be a mechanism for empowerment in order to break the burden of pov...

Same Sex Marriage

Same-sex marriage (also called gay marriage) is a legally or socially recognized marriage between two persons of the same biological sex or social gender. Same-sex marriage however is not legally recognized in some States. As a result, partners in homosexual relationships often lack privileges, such as the right to inherit property and to medical, tax, and retirement benefits, that partners in traditional marriages enjoy. Same-sex marriage is a civil, political, social, moral, and religious i...

THE SARTREAN PHILOSOPHY OF INTERSUBJECTIVITY: A CRITIQUE

When German idealism, which reached its peak in Hegel’s philosophy of absolute spirit, was criticized and consequently jettisoned, because of the little concern it has for the human person, the desire to develop a philosophy that focuses on the human person began to take shape in the hearts of philosophers. This desire was reawakened after the devastating aftermaths of the two World Wars and the Holocaust. The two World Wars and the Holocaust led to the displacement of people from their ho...

The Notion of Human Rights in the Philosophy of John Locke

ABSTRACTThe greatest tragedy in life that is worse than death is to deny one his human rights. From the antiquity of human existence, Nature has endowed man with certain privileges and rights, a fact that cannot be gain-said. Man being created in the image of God [imago dei] was given a right that is fundamental over all that is. From the history of thought, many sages have written works about the rights of man based on the fact that man has become wolf to his fellow man. Going through the pa...

A CRITIQUE OF ASSISTED REPRODUCTION IN THE LIGHT OF ALDOUS HUXLEY

                                                                      ABSTRACT  As in any other scientific field, we can speak of the advent of a new epoch in biomedical science and technology. The many novel advances which underlie our unfolding knowledge about man and reveal the possibilities of his reshaping his very nature can be studied only in the total context of new era into which humanity is now entering. Consequently there are emerging opinions ...

Pan-Africanism and African Citizenship: The Way Forward

This paper critically analyzes Pan-Africanism as an ideology for the liberation of Africa, with a view to assessing the possibilities of a common African citizenship. This paper argues against the claim that the focus of Pan-Africanism should shift from activism, agitations and struggles to a univocal platform that will define the authentic African identities by crystallizing a common nationality for Africans in the continent and those in the diaspora. This claim is known to be root...

Influence of Thomas Paines Common sense

A brief analysis of the pamphlet; Common Sense by Thomas Paine.The pamphlet,commonsense,was written by Paine to serve not just for the purpose of adding to an already overstocked body of literature concerning government, political systems, and society but specifically for the purpose of changing an ideology that at a time was prevalent.It is note-worthy to add that all of Paine’s ideas as far as Common Sense is concerned was based on the ideas of the Age of enlightenment; individualism, pro...

Political Morality on Nigeria Education System

AbstractPolitical corruption is a social problem found in various degrees and forms, and in the education system where it is not exempted, it has become almost endemic. This paper takes a critical observation regarding the conduct of educational bureaucrats, administrators of various educational institutions and Nigerian political structure. It appears that there is a symbiotic relationship between the educational culture and the socio-political culture of the Nigerian society and this...

Arguments in Favour of Objectivism and Subjectivism

Over time, many anthropologists and sociologists have had divergent views about societal moral issues which, in one way or another have contributed to the high ethical discourse and standards.

DETERMINANTS OF ATTRITION IN SMALL AND MEDIUM TEXTILE ENTERPRISES IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT This study focused on attrition determinants of textile (SMES) in Nigeria. The study became necessary because the textile industry in Nigeria which was the second largest employer of labour after government declined in productivity rapidly and between 1995 and 2003, 83 textiles closed shop. The main objective of this study therefore is to investigate the determinants of attrition of textile SMEs in Nigeria. Past studies have focused on firm success, with only few on firm attriti...


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