WITTGENSTEIN’S CONCEPTION OF LANGUAGE AND ITS IMPLICATION FOR JURISPRUDENCE.

Post Views: 21 ABSTRACT The meaning of an expression, or relation between words in general language usage is ascertainable if the special use of language is understood. A major criticism leveled against the language of law has been the idea that the language of law is indecipherable and barely understood by those outside the legal…Read More

TIV PRINCIPLE OF POWER-SHARING, YA NA ANGBIAN, IN TIV SOCIAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY

Post Views: 19 Chapter One INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study In Tiv metaphysics, the universe though made up of countless individual beings or forces is unitary and whole. It comprises of two realms of being, the supernatural and the natural. The former is the invisible while the visible is the latter. The natural is…Read More

THE IMPLICATIONS OF JOHN LOCKE’S CONCEPT OF PROPERTY RIGHT

Post Views: 26 TABLE OF CONTENTS Cover Page Title page                                                                                                     i Dedication                                                                                             ii Approval Page                                                                                                iii Certification                                                                                                  iv Acknowledgements                                                                                    v Table of contents                                                                                       vi Abstract                                                             viii Chapter One — Introduction                                                                      1                   1.1 Background to the Study                                                                     1 1.2 Statement of the Problem                                                          2 1.3 Thesis of the Study                                                                          2 1.4 Purpose of the study                                                                           3 1.5…Read More

THE EVALUATION OF HEIDEGGER’S ONTOLOGICAL DECONSTRUCTION

Post Views: 12 CHAPTER ONE General Introduction 1.1 Background of the Study: The history of philosophy from the ancient times has been battling with what exactly the scope of metaphysics is. This very problem arose from against the understanding that metaphysics is one of the most important branches of philosophy. However, the divisions of metaphysics…Read More

THE CONCEPT OF PAUL TAYLOR’S BIOCENTRIC ETHICS

Post Views: 9 TABLE OF CONTENT Approval Page  —-  —-  —-  —–  —-  —-  —-  —-  —-  —-  —-  —-  —-  —-  —-  — ii Certification  —-  —-  —-  —-  —–  —-  —-  —-  —-  —-  —-  —-  —-  —-  —-  —- iii Dedication  —-  —-  —-  —-  —-  —-  —-  —-  —-  —-  —- …Read More

THE CONCEPT OF LABOUR AND SOCIAL RELATIONS IN CLAUDE AKE’S PHILOSOPHY_ IMPLICATIONS FOR AFRICA

Post Views: 18 Chapter One Introduction 1.1     Background of the Study The basic natural impulse of man is the preservation of his existence. What this implies is that man tries to protect his existence foremost before considerations are given to other needs. It means therefore, that he has to live in the first instance, before…Read More

PHILOSOPHY OF FREEDOM AND HUMAN DESTINY IN CHINUA ACHEBE’S THINGS FALL APART; NO LONGER AT EASE AND ARROW OF GOD

Post Views: 19 TABLE OF CONTENTS Title Page   –        –        –        –        –        –        –        –        –        –        i Approval page    –        –        –        –        –        –        –        –        –        ii Certification        –        –        –        –        –        –        –        –        –        iii Acknowledgment          –        –        –        –        –        –        –        –        –        iv Dedication…Read More

ORGANIZATIONAL JUSTICE AND WORK FAMILY CONFLICT AS PREDICTORS OF WORKPLACE DEVIANCE AMONG NON ACADEMIC STAFF OF UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA

Post Views: 9 CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION             Most employees in organizations today engage in one deviant behaviour or the other which violates organizational norms and threatens the well-being of their organization and such deviants include; theft, fraud, lateness to work, putting up laiz-affair attitude, wasting raw materials during production, making long unnecessary calls while on…Read More

METAPHYSICS AND DEVELOPMENT_ THE EXPERIENCE OF THE TIV PEOPLE OF NORTH-CENTRAL NIGERIA

Post Views: 11 CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1       BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The Tiv society has morally degenerated; this was observed in the character of some members of Tiv society in their pursuit of basic human needs, which are done to the detriment of self-actualization. The attitude of political leaders and traditional rulers revealed that they…Read More

KARL POPPER ON MYTHS AND TRADITIONS

Post Views: 10 ABSTRACT The predominant opinion that science has the explanation and solution to natural and social problems can be summed in the words of Mel Thompson that ‘science is a massive problem-solving and information gathering enterprise’. Thoughts such as this relegate other forms of knowledge and the benefits therein to the background or…Read More

IMPLICATIONS OF KARL POPPERS THEORY OF INCREMENTAL CHANGE ON THE QUEST FOR SOCIO POLITICAL REVOLUTION IN NIGERIA

Post Views: 15 CHAPTER ONE: GENERAL INTRODUCTION 1.1       Background to the Study It is a statement of fact that Nigeria as a political entity is richly endowed with both human and natural resources. But ironically, the socio-political status and the living standards of Nigerians remain seemingly irreconcilable with the inherently embedded potentials of Nigeria as…Read More

HANS-GEORG GADAMER ON PREJUDICE AND THE TRANSMODERN PROJECT

Post Views: 14 ABSTRACT There is no doubt that there is an urgent need to imagine another world in the face of the fall outs of the current world order. The urgency of this need for ‘another world’ or ‘a world in which all worlds fit’ is the primary motivation for this research. In line…Read More

HUSSERL’S PHENOMENOLOGICAL EPOCHE AND THE SEARCH FOR OBJECTIVE KNOWLEDGE

Post Views: 9 Abstract  The task of distillation of truth from different propositions or theories, in other to arrive at a rigorous science that is objectively grounded is indeed problematic. Objective knowledge is the science of true philosophy. It is the quality of being true even outside of a subject’s individual prejudice, biases, interpretation, feeling…Read More

CRITICAL EXAMINATION OF GEORGE EDWARD MOORES DIRECT REALIST EPISTEMOLOGICAL ACCOUNT OF COGNITION

Post Views: 8 CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study This research work was motivated by some of the intricate issues raised by Absolute idealism (Metaphysical monism) to interpret with certainty and objectivity existent reality. Some of these issues are summarized as follows: All realities are internally related (doctrine of internal relations) The objective truths…Read More

ANALYSIS OF VIOLENCE IN FRANTZ FANON’S REVOLUTIONARY SOCIALISM

Post Views: 16 ABSTRACT Violence for Frantz Fanon is the weapon of decolonization for Africa. His analysis is encapsulated in his theory of revolutionary socialism. Revolutionary socialism is the use of violence to fight colonialism, racism, slavery, imperialism and exploitation which have dehumanized the Africans. As an Algerian, Fanon experienced the effects of colonization because…Read More