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Department of Philosophy | Final Year Project Topics

  • 41. HANNAH ARDENT ON VIOLENCE VIS-À-VIS THE QUEST FOR POLITICAL POWER THROUGH VIOLE...
    » HANNAH ARDENT ON VIOLENCE VIS À VIS THE QUEST FOR POLITICAL POWER THROUGH VIOLENCE IN NIGERIACHAPTER ONE   GENERAL INTRODUCTION 1.1     STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM While trying to echo Max Weber’s definition of state, C.W Mills categorically defined politics as a struggle for power and the ultimate form of power is violence.[1]  This equation of power and violence seems to corroborate the...Continue Reading »

    60 pages |  680 engagements | 

  • 42. THE STATE AS A COMMUNITY OF PERSONS IN HEGEL; A CRITIQUE
    »  CHAPTER ONE 1.1 BACKGROUND OF HEGEL’S POLITICAL   PHILOSOPHY.   1.1.1. HISTORICAL SURVEY   Every individual is a child of his time. It is not easy for one to escape the influence of his epoch or contemporary world. Hegel himself is not innocent of this. His historical judgments and moral evaluations were in fact as much conditioned by time, place and personality, as those of other philosop...Continue Reading »

    74 pages |  678 engagements | 

  • 43. THE IMPLICATION OF DAVID HUME’S PHILOSOPHY OF IMPRESSIONS AND IDEAS
    » THE IMPLICATION OF DAVID HUME’S PHILOSOPHY OF IMPRESSIONS AND IDEAS  CHAPTER ONE 1.0     Introduction Are we not often at times shocked by the discovery that what we thought was certain is later proved dubious and false? If this be a regular occurrence, is it not the case that we may become suspicious of all claims to certainty? But then, the history of human opinion rightly forms the most...Continue Reading »

    64 pages |  999 engagements | 

  • 44. OJUKWU’S PHILOSOPHY OF DETRIBALISM: THE PANACEA TO THE NIGERIAN POLITICAL PROB...
    » CHAPTER ONE  THE BACKGROUND TO THE PHILOSOPHY OF DETRIBALISM     1.1            Tribalism And Nigerian Political Development   Ever since the marriage between the Northern and Southern Nigeria became a reality, Nigerians have made several attempts to preserve this marriage; but constantly, it has nearly broken up. No doubt Ojukwu said that; Since Nigerians took their own destiny int...Continue Reading »

    71 pages |  1,055 engagements | 

  • 45. PLATO’S IDEA OF ‘PHILOSOPHER KING’ AND NIGERIAN LEADERSHIP CRISIS
    » CHAPTER ONEGENERAL INTRODUCTION1.1            STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM Today in Nigeria, leadership in all facets of our life government, industry, education, church and what have you has come to be the hub of the country’s problem. Chinua Achebe summarized it thus in his book “The Trouble with Nigeria” that, “the problem with Nigeria is simply and squarely a failure of leadersh...Continue Reading »

    70 pages |  1,778 engagements | 

  • 46. JUST STATE IN PLATO ;A CRITICAL EXPOSITION
    » JUST STATE IN PLATO(A CRITICAL EXPOSITION)CHAPTER ONE BACK GROUND OF THE STUDY.  1.1 Statement of the Problem The inability of man to satisfy his limitless needs arising from his self insufficiency drives him to seek the service of others in the society. Hence, the origin of the state is traceable to the fact that man naturally is a social being who cannot but live in the society comprising of ot...Continue Reading »

    70 pages |  711 engagements | 

  • 47. A CRITIQUE ON PIAGETIAN THEORIES OF COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT
    » A CRITIQUE ON PIAGETIAN THEORIES OF COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT  TABLE OF CONTENTS     TITLE……………………………………………………………...i    CERTIFICATION………………………………………………..ii DEDICATION ………………………………………….………..iii ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS……………………………………...iv TABLE OF CONTENTS ...Continue Reading »

    63 pages |  681 engagements | 

  • 48. THE DOCTRINE OF FREEDOM AND RESPONSIBILITY IN JEAN PAUL SARTRE - THE FUNDAMENTAL...
    » THE DOCTRINE OF FREEDOM AND RESPONSIBILITY IN JEAN PAUL SARTRE THE FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES IN AN AUTHENTIC EXISTECHAPTER ONE          1.0 GENERAL INTRODUCTION   This thesis has to do with the problem of freedom in man’s realization of authentic existence in the existentialist philosophy of Jean Paul Sartre. Looking at this topic, certain basic questions readily come to mind. These may in...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  1,550 engagements | 

  • 49. A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE CONCEPT OF PRIESTHOOD IN IGBO TRADITIONAL RELIGION A...
    » A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE CONCEPT OF PRIESTHOOD IN IGBO TRADITIONAL RELIGION AND CATHOLIC PRIESTHOOD  CHAPTER ONE   1.0         INTRODUCTION The term Priesthood is one of the oldest institutions of mankind all over the world. The reason is certainly associated with the religious propensities of man. Man is however religious by nature, “Homo Religiosus”. Man’s preoccupation with S...Continue Reading »

    67 pages |  878 engagements | 

  • 50. CONSCIENCE IN THOMAS AQUINAS: A PHILOSOPHICAL REFLECTION
    » CONSCIENCE IN THOMAS AQUINAS: A PHILOSOPHICAL REFLECTION    CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION   The modern world is characterized by violence, riots, wars, terrorism, and abortion, which constitute threats to the peaceful co existence of men.  Analysts have strived to bring out solution to the problem in their various capacities. Both the advocates of peace and terror, theists and atheists explicitly o...Continue Reading »

    69 pages |  840 engagements | 

  • 51. KANTIAN CATEGORICAL IMPERATIVE: ITS IMPLICATION IN NIGERIAN ETHICAL ORDER
    »   CHAPTER ONE KANT’S MORAL PRINCIPLES Kant in virtue of his education has a vivid appreciation of the unparallel excellence of moral value. In his ethical theory, Kant sets out to discover and justify the supreme principle of morality and the foundation on which the whole structure of moral law must rest if it is to be valid as a genuine law of duty. On his part, he has nothing to do with utili...Continue Reading »

    70 pages |  745 engagements | 

  • 52. BIAFRA AGITATION: ANY JUSTIFICATION
    » BIAFRA AGITATION: ANY JUSTIFICATION?  CHAPTER ONE BIAFRA AS LED BY CHUKWUEMEKA ODUMEGWU OJUKWU 1.1 The Remote Causes of the Biafra Declaration           By remote causes we mean those errors committed, mistakes made, events, etc. that in one way or the other contributed to the Nigeria’s political instability, which are often ignored, but form the bedrock of the immediate crises that le...Continue Reading »

    83 pages |  1,458 engagements | 

  • 53. A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF MACHIAVELLIAN PRINCIPLE AND NIGERIAN SOCIETY
    » A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF MACHIAVELLIAN  PRINCIPLE AND NIGERIAN SOCIETY                                                     TABLE OF CONTENT TITLE…………………………………………………….………………..i CERTIFICATION……………………………………………..…………ii DEDICATION ………………………...Continue Reading »

    72 pages |  954 engagements | 

  • 54. SOCIAL STATUS IN PLATO’S IDEAL STATE: ITS RELEVANCE TO NIGERIAN SOCIETY
    »  CHAPTER ONE1:0    GENERAL INTRODUCTION1:0:1 INTRODUCTIONMan, by nature, is a social animal said Plato. But every “society is made up of unique individuals who fail or succeed, are powerful or weak, not as a consequence of stratification but because of their individual biographies”.[i]  It implies that man, being naturally social, unique and differs from one another in terms of individual...Continue Reading »

    69 pages |  1,109 engagements | 

  • 55. THE FATE OF MAN IN A SCIENTIST-TECHNOLOGICAL ERA
    » THE FATE OF MAN IN A SCIENTIST TECHNOLOGICAL ERA. (A PHILOSOPHICAL EXAMINATION OF THE IDEAS OF ALEXANDER DENIS.)CHAPTER ONE 1.0            Science In The Seventies If a reasonable analysis is made of the whole periods in the history of science, the fact that science brought much innovation to mankind cannot be denied. Throughout the history of science, one could see attempts by scient...Continue Reading »

    78 pages |  538 engagements | 

  • 56. THOMAS AQUINAS’ NATURAL LAW THEORY: A STANDARD FOR HUMAN POSITIVE LAW.
    »                                         TABLE OF CONTENTS   TITLE PAGE…………………..…………………………………………i   CERTIFICATION……………………………………….………………ii   DEDICATION……………………………………………..…………….iii   ACKNOWLEDGEMENT…………………………...Continue Reading »

    66 pages |  742 engagements | 

  • 57. JUSTICE IN JOHN RAWLS VIS-À-VIS NIGERIAN DEMOCRACY
    » JUSTICE IN JOHN RAWLS VIS À VIS NIGERIAN DEMOCRACY TABLE OF CONTENTSTITLE PAGE…………………………………………………….iCERTIFICATION………………………………………………iiDEDICATION……………………………………….………….iiiACKNOWLEDGMENT………………………………………..ivTABLE OF CONTENTS………………………………...Continue Reading »

    63 pages |  978 engagements | 

  • 58. THE PLACE OF MAN IN ARISTOTLE: THE BASIS OF MAN’S
    » LIFE CRISIS (An Evaluative Rediscovery)CHAPTER   ONE DEFINITION OF THE CONCEPTS OF MAN 1.1     Origin of Man An Evolutionary/Scientific perspective                                                                                                                           ...Continue Reading »

    76 pages |  648 engagements | 

  • 59. CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF THE STATE OF NATURE AND POLITICAL RIGHT IN THOMAS HOBBES
    » CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF THE STATE OF NATURE AND POLITICAL RIGHT IN THOMAS HOBBESCHAPTER ONE  1.1            THE STATE OF NATURE  The notion that man is a creature equipped from birth for society is a view implicit in Plato and expressly formulated by Aristotle in the genesis of his politics. Man is by nature, a political animal. Anyone who by his nature and not simply by ill luck has ...Continue Reading »

    73 pages |  731 engagements | 

  • 60. A CRITIQUE ON FREUDIAN PSYCHO SEXUAL ENLIGHTENMENT OF THE CHILD
    » A CRITIQUE ON FREUDIAN PSYCHO SEXUAL ENLIGHTENMENT OF THE CHILDCHAPTER ONE   PROBLEM AND BACKGROUND 1.1 INTRODUCTION In the annals of history, sex has remained a mystery to both man and the society at large. Its importance in human life is so evident, yet no single human being has been able to give a conclusive explanation of what sex is. No human experience has been able to demystify the hidde...Continue Reading »

    68 pages |  561 engagements | 


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