Research Papers/Topics in Philosophy

THE CONCEPT OF SURROGATE MOTHERHOOD IN CHRISTINE OVERALLS PHILOSOPHY, AN ETHICAL EVALUATION

A surrogate, which is synonymous with words such as “deputize,” “foster,” and “substitute,” is not a strange word for many persons, even in Africa. It explains the condition that births a person or animal acting as a substitute for the social or personal role of another, such as a surrogate mother. However, commendable as this sounds, the problem of surrogacy in today’s world reached apogee as a result of the misconstrued preconception of familyhood. This growing misinterpretati...

Suicide in Camus

All you need to know about suicide in Camus 

ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION IN NIGERIA; A RESTORATION APPROACH IN THE PHILOSOPHY OF ROBERT FRODEMAN

Humankind’s quest for the control of nature has led to the waging of unwinnable wars over natural forces and manifestations. Nigeria is challenged by some environmental problems just like other parts of the world and the consequences are alarming as damages done to the environment have become evidently noticeable. Nigeria has a total land area of 983,213 square kilometers occupied by about 120 Million people and the interaction of these millions of people with the environment has left an in...

The philosophical outlook into the patient autonomous decison and the doctor's beneficient duty

This research focuses on the philosophical outlook of the patient autonomous decision and the physician’s beneficent duty. The reconciliation or balancing of both principles of autonomy and beneficence has been a bone of contention among scholars. Although some scholars have balanced both principles it has still been debated. In analyzing these principles the interpretative and critical analysis were employed. Using these methods , it points out that the principle of autonomy has been favor...

PROLIFERATION OF CHURCHES IN NIGERIA AND THE RISE IN MORAL DECADENCE IN OUR SOCIETY. A STUDY OF AMAC, ABUJA.

PROLIFERATION OF CHURCHES IN NIGERIA AND THE RISE IN MORALDECADENCE IN OUR SOCIETY. A STUDY OF AMAC, ABUJA.CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDYThe issue of moral decadence in our society is a thing that needs to be looked into, manythings have gone wrong since most people do not think it upright in action at some circumstance.The continuing degeneration of personal virtue among the societies seems to be emerging as analarming trend in recent time. Until recent years, churches h...

CONSENT IN ROUSSEAU paper

Centered on consent and its implication to the Nigerian society

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...


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