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 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...

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 ...

An Examination of Hans Kelsen Philosophy of Law

ABSTRACT   One reason for the current revival of interest in Kelsen is the desire for an alternative to the empiricist and natural law approaches that have been the main competitors in English-language philosophy of law. Unlike empiricists, for whom the law is reducible to social facts, Kelsen argues that legal interpretation concerns n...