Art & Humanities

Research Papers/Topics in Art & Humanities

SOME METHODOLOGICAL CONTROVERSIES IN AFRICAN PHILOSOPHY

ABSTRACTThe methodology an African scholar adopts in relating his views goes a long way in exposing the genre of African philosophy his works belong to—whether the issues he raise can be said to be typical of philosophical inquiries that relates exclusively to Africans, or if they engender criticisms and reconstructions of worldviews other than African. This paper examines two categories in African philosophy (Universalism and Particularism), adapting from works written by African intellect...

Aims of A New Epoch

IntroductionIn the paper “Aims of A New Epoch,” Charles Taylor focuses on Hegel’s revolutionary thoughts, a kind of philosophical movement that seemed necessary to the pressing needs of his time. This paper focuses on the paradigm shift around the 17th century from seeing the universe as ordered and predictable by interpretation, to that which has a causal set of contingent correlations, discoverable empirically. At the time Hegel was born (1770), German thought was and literature was a...

A Detailed History of African Philosophy

ABSTRACTOne of the challenges that have persisted in African philosophy through the centuries is the question, if there is an African philosophy at all. Thus, when one uses the term African, one is asked to contextualize the term: Does it (the term African) refer to the content of the philosophy or does it qualify the identity of the philosophers themselves? Whether resting with the former, or the latter, or making a synthesis of both perspectives, our Western counterparts in the field of phi...

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...

THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT, PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS

ABSTRACTThe study intend to determine whether theory and practice of continuous assessment are effective or ineffective and the problems hindering primary schools with prospect in the nearest future. The research will work towards introducing the topic and the case study, i.e. selected primary schools, as the study advance aims, objective significance of the study will follow. Added to this literature review, will be extensively examine by measuring the degree of performance of pupils using C...

THE IMPACT OF CHRISTIANITY ON RURAL AREAS (CASE STUDY OF THE OGONI’S)

ABSTRACTThe impact of Christianity on rural areas with direct reference to Ogoni traditional religion in every way would be better appreciated when one takes the mind back to the conflicting experienceencountered by the earlymissionaries and the colonial masters, who had a lot to do to convince their victims to drop their basic traditional worshipping for Christianity.This paper shall dwell on the positive and negative impact of Christianity on the Ogoni traditional worship with respect to ru...

What does the Bible say about financial giving, and what role is the church playing in educating believers on giving.

ABSTRACTThe world’s financial system is definitely imperfect, and sinful people do sinful things.  Ponzi schemes multiply, corrupt tax policy exists, the theft of savings through inflation is very real, the rich oppress the poor, loan sharks prey on the vulnerable, benchmark interest rates are lied about, contract law is violated, increasing debt is viewed as a good thing, and politicians lie about so many things to give people a fall sense of security.  However, it...

THE LEGACIES OF FESTAC 77 AND CULTURE DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

INTRODUCTION Nigeria has over the years been able to prove her worth; this is demonstrated by the hosting of Festival of Arts and Culture in 1977, it was initiated with a determination to propagate the values and originality of black culture. This festival has left behind great legacies, this legacies are what formed part of this research work. Nigeria has a rich cultural heritage which is widely varied, culture is one area which they have a lot to showcase to the  rest part of the ...

THE COMPATIBILITY OF ISLAM WITH DEMOCRACY

OVERVIEWThe Paper focuses on the compatibility of Islam with democracy. Democracy requires the existence of certain procedures in order to guarantee its principles, Islam as a universal Religion enjoys an inner vitality which enables it to survive in all kinds of culture or environment. In this paper we have x-rayed, the Historical and political governance in Islam, the Islamic teachings and how compatible they are with modern day democracy. TABLE OF CONTENTSIntroduction.........................

MIDDLE EAST CRISIS, IMPLICATION FOR MUSLIMS

OverviewThe conflict in the Middle East is specifically between Israeli and Palestinians, there are a number of underlying factors which brought about this crisis, this factors ranges from the Middle East oil, The Israeli invasion of Palestinian territories,  the Bomb attacks on the Israeli from the Palestinians etc. This paper focuses on how this crisis has affected the Muslims.TABLE OF CONTENTSIntroduction....................................................................................

The Use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Academic Libraries in Nigeria: A Case Study of Covenant University Library Ota, Nigeria

 Information and Communication Technology (ICT), has added value to the services provided by Nigerian libraries. This study employed a survey research method on the use of ICT in Nigerian libraries: a case study of Covenant University library. The respondents were students and faculty of the university. The findings show that Covenant University library, has an abundance of computers connected to the internet with web based Millennium software.  The students and faculty make use of ...

The Impact of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Nigerian University Libraries

The study aimed at examining the impact of information and communication Technology (ICT) in library services in Nigeria with a case study of selected univerity libraries. The paper traces briefly the history of Library in Nigeria. The study adopted the descriptive survey method. The questionnaire was used as instrument for data collection. The data collected were analyzed with the use of tables and simple percentages. From the analysis of the data collected, it was found that the digita...

THE PLACE OF ICT IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIAN PUBLIC LIBRARIES

The paper examined briefly how library and information services have undergone various stages of transformation from inception. Other factors that hastened the development of library and information services were discussed and how changes in technology have influenced changes in library and information services in Nigeria. The impact of ICT in Nigerian libraries was discussed. Measures needed to improve the use of ICT in Nigerian libraries were also discussed Initiatives and programs aimed at...

Choosing Librarianship As A Career Choice By Secondary School Students (A Case Study Of Some Selected Secondary Schools In Lokoja Metropolis)

The main objective of this study was to explore and to examine the attitude of students towards choosing librarianship as a career in some selected secondary schools in Lokoja metropolis.TABLE OF CONTENT Title page Certification …………………………………………………………………………… iDedication ……………………………………………………………………………… iiAcknowledgment……………………………………………...

THE IMPACT OF PUBLIC LIBRARY SERVICES TO THE PEOPLE OF KADUNA STATE

ABSTRACTThis research work covers the impact of the public library services to the people of Kaduna State. It examines the views of the users toward the services rendered by the library, the type of services offered and also how satisfactory the users are with the services. The survey design was adopted in this study and methods used collecting data included questionnaire, observation and interview.From the analysis, it was revealed that students are the majority users of the library and they...


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