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Department of Philosophy | Final Year Project Topics

  • 1. FRIENDSHIP OF UNEQUALS IN ARISTOTLE’S NICHOMACHEAN ETHICS VIS-A-VIS GODFATHERI...
    » FRIENDSHIP OF UNEQUALS IN ARISTOTLE’S NICHOMACHEAN ETHICS VIS A VIS GODFATHERISM IN NIGERIAN POLITICSGENERAL INTRODUCTION  Since inception of the current administration in Nigeria in 1999, a major political problem that has plagued the country and has become a socio political problem is “Godfatherism.” Politics in Nigeria has become a business venture where everyone struggles to participate...Continue Reading »

    86 pages |  1,758 engagements | 

  • 2. THE MORAL DECADENCE IN NIETZSCHE’S PHILOSOPHICAL WRITINGS
    » THE MORAL DECADENCE IN NIETZSCHE’S PHILOSOPHICAL WRITINGS  (A Critical Approach)CHAPTER ONE THE NOTION OF MORALITY 1.1     The Exact Definition of Morality In making moral choices, the morality of one’s actions does not depend entirely on the sincerity of the intention or the evaluation of the motives, but it must be determined according to objective criteria drawn from the nature of the...Continue Reading »

    69 pages |  1,598 engagements | 

  • 3. JUSTICE AND ITS PRIMACY IN THE POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY OF ARISTOTLE
    » TABLE OF CONTENTS TITLE PAGE………………………………………..              i CERTIFICATION…………………………………..             ii DEDICATION………………………………………              iii ACKNOWLEGEMENT…………………………….             iv TABLE OF CONTENTS…………………………… ...Continue Reading »

    62 pages |  1,891 engagements | 

  • 4. THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE ALIENATION OF LABOUR IN KARL MARX
    » : (It’s Implications to the Condition of the Nigerian Workers)1.0 INTRODUCTION The 17th century philosophy, the enlightenment period, is significant for so many reasons. Not only did it witness the emergence of many vigorous thinkers, but it also shifted the attention of philosophy from the cosmos (ancient period) and God (medieval period) to the appreciation of man as both the terminus a quo an...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  1,780 engagements | 

  • 5. A PHILOSOPHICAL APPRAISAL ON THE IGBO TRADITIONAL SYSTEM OF CHILD UPBRINGING, VI...
    » A PHILOSOPHICAL APPRAISAL ON THE IGBO TRADITIONAL SYSTEM OF CHILD UPBRINGING, VIS À VIS THE CONTEMPORARY SYSTEMCHAPTER ONE   1.1     INTRODUCTION There seems to be universal law of preservation and conservation in nature.  Rock, seas, minerals, plants, animals and man; all endure because of this universal law of nature.  For instance, animals of both higher and lower species that breach th...Continue Reading »

    71 pages |  1,688 engagements | 

  • 6. A PHILOSOPHICAL EXAMINATION OF THE NIGERIAN RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE IN THE LIGHT OF...
    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0     INTRODUCTION           Majority of the humans in the world are born into one religion or the other.[1] The environment in which we live is densely religious. As a result, one starts to hear, see and touch things about God very early in life. In the market, on the road, even in drinking houses you see and hear people talk about God. Even when you are in your house a...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  1,600 engagements | 

  • 7. ZIK’S NEO-WELFARISM: A VIABLE OPTION FOR THE NIGERIAN STATE
    »  ZIK’S NEO WELFARISM: A VIABLE OPTION FOR THE NIGERIAN STATE CHAPTER ONE 1.0     INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY This thesis springs from a genuine sense of patriotism to fashion a way forward for my beloved country. It is rather remarkable at this time there seem to be little incentive for patriotic concerns since the state had neglected to play its part on the unwritten social con...Continue Reading »

    69 pages |  1,726 engagements | 

  • 8. A PHILOSOPHICAL LOOK INTO RELIGION AND FREEWILL IN THE LIGHT OF JAMES WILLIAM
    » A PHILOSOPHICAL LOOK INTO RELIGION AND FREEWILL IN THE LIGHT OF JAMES WILLIAMCHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION There are two good things in life: freedom of thought and freedom of action[1]. In the whole world man is the only being that is condemned by its nature to be free as well as to be religious. So by nature man is endowed with the power of the will just as he is equally endowed with religious tende...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  1,539 engagements | 

  • 9. MACHIAVELLIANISM AND DEMOCRACY
    » (NIGERIA AS A CASE STUDY)  CHAPTER ONE                                   GENERAL INTRODUCTION 1.1  Introduction Machiavelli has gained the world popularity because of the way he conceived and understood politics. Today “Machiavellism” is used to describe a political situation characterized by tyranny, despotism, deception and violence. This is because of Mach...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  1,465 engagements | 

  • 10. A PHILOSOPHICAL APPRAISAL OF JOSEPH FLETCHER’S NEW MORALITY
    » A PHILOSOPHICAL APPRAISAL OF JOSEPH FLETCHER’S NEW MORALITY  CHAPTER ONE 1.0      STATEMENT OF PROBLEM The problem to be treated is about moral decision making. How is one to act when faced with a moral decisive situation? Life presents us with situations where decisions are not so clear cut. Saying yes to one perceived good often means saying no to another. The question “what ought I to...Continue Reading »

    66 pages |  2,121 engagements | 

  • 11. FRIENDSHIP IN ARISTOTLE VIS-À-VIS MODERN DAY CONCEPTION OF FRIENDSHIP
    » FRIENDSHIP IN ARISTOTLE VIS À VIS MODERN DAY CONCEPTION OF FRIENDSHIPCHAPTER ONE 1.0                      GENERAL INTRODUCTION Quite a number of things are fanciful to human being; wealth, prestige, power, good health and host of others. However, all these things make more meaning only when shared with others. Therefore, friends are “sine qua non” to human existence. It i...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  1,946 engagements | 

  • 12. THE NOTION OF THE HUMAN PERSON IN KIERKEGAARD VIS-À-VIS AFRICAN INDIVIDUAL
    » THE NOTION OF THE HUMAN PERSON IN KIERKEGAARD VIS À VIS AFRICAN INDIVIDUALCHAPTER ONE 1.0             INTRODUCTION There are diverse understanding of the concept of the human person among thinkers and philosophers. In this regard, Arthur C. Danto affirms that “Neither in common usage, nor in philosophy has there been a univocal concept of ‘person”[1].   But basically, the Engli...Continue Reading »

    68 pages |  1,934 engagements | 

  • 13. A CRITIQUE OF POPPER’S STRATEGY FOR THE GROWTH OF SCIENCE
    » A CRITIQUE OF POPPER’S STRATEGY FOR THE    GROWTH OF SCIENCECHAPTER ONE 1.0              TOWARDS ESTABLISHING THE BACKGROUND OF   POPPERIAN PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE. 1.1 CAN FACTS CONSTITUTE THE TERMINUS A QUO OF    SCIENCE? (THE PROBLEM OF INDUCTION)     It is one of the fundamental canons of the empiricists, the positivists of all sorts and in fact the entire circle of t...Continue Reading »

    76 pages |  1,514 engagements | 

  • 14. PANACEA TO NIGERIAN PREDICAMENTS IN THE LIGHT OF SOREN KIERKEGAARD’S AUTHENTIC...
    »  CHAPTER ONE         1.0 PROBLEM AND BACKGROUND                                                                                                          1.1 PURPOSE OF THE STUDY                                                         ...Continue Reading »

    70 pages |  1,322 engagements | 

  • 15. A CRITIQUE OF DETERMINISM IN THE LIGHT OF IMMANUEL KANT
    »       TABLE OF CONTENTS TITLE…………………………………………………………………….…i CERTIFICATION…………………………………………………………ii DEDICATION……………………………………………………………..iii ACKNOWLEDEMENTS………………………………………………….iv TABLE OF CONTENTS……………………...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  1,820 engagements | 

  • 16. PSYCHOLOGY OF GENIUS IN ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
    » PSYCHOLOGY OF GENIUS IN ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER     TABLE OF CONTENTS   TITLE ii CERTIFICATION iii DEDICATION iv ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS v TABLE OF CONTENTS vii   CHAPTER ONE 1.0      GENERAL INTRODUCTION: 1.1    Introduction 1 1.2    Biographical Sketch of Arthur Schopenhauer 4 1.3    Statement of the Problem 6 1.4    Purpose of the Study 8 1.5    Significance of the Study 11 1.6  ...Continue Reading »

    66 pages |  1,386 engagements | 

  • 17. NIHILISM IN NIETZSCHE; A CRITICAL EVALUATION OF NIGERIAN SITUATION
    »   TABLE OF CONTENTS Title …………………………………………………………………i Certification………………………………………………………...ii Dedication………………………………………………………….iii Acknowledgement………………………………………………….iv Table of Contents         …………………...Continue Reading »

    68 pages |  1,441 engagements | 

  • 18. THE ART OF NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING IN THE LIGHT OF JOHN F. KIPPLEY
    » THE ART OF NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING IN THE LIGHT OF JOHN F. KIPPLEY  (A Philosophical Approach)       TABLE OF CONTENTS     TITLE     ......      …… …… …… …… …… …… …… …… ……ii CERTIFICATION  ......       …… …..   …… …… …..   …… …...iii DEDICATION  ......    …… …… …… …… …… …… …… …...i...Continue Reading »

    73 pages |  1,213 engagements | 

  • 19. THE CIVIL STATE IN JOHN LOCKE’S POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY: ITS RELEVANCE TO NIGERIA...
    »  TABLE OF CONTENTS   TITLE…………………………………………………………………i CERTIFICATION…………………………………………..………ii DEDICATION……………………………………………………....iii ACKNOWLEDGMENT……………………………………………iv TABLE OF CONTENTS………………………………………..….vi   ...Continue Reading »

    63 pages |  2,097 engagements | 

  • 20. JOHN LOCKE’S POLITICAL POWER VIS-À-VIS ABUSE OF POWER IN NIGERIA
    » JOHN LOCKE’S POLITICAL POWER VIS À VIS ABUSE OF POWER IN NIGERIA.       TABLE OF CONTENTS     TITLE PAGE……………………………………….……………..……..i CERTIFICATION…………………………………………….…..…….ii DEDICATION……………………………………………………..……iii ACKNOWLEDGMENT…………………………………...Continue Reading »

    77 pages |  148 engagements | 


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