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Analysis of the Structure and Components of Joseph Raz’s Idea of Normative Systems

Analysis of the Structure and Components of Joseph Raz’s Idea of Normative Systems ABSTRACT This work demonstrates that Raz’s infusion of reason as the basis for enforcing legal demands creates a viable alternative to the previous understanding that coercion is an essential element of law as a normative system. Joseph Raz describes the normative system […]

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Law of Armed Conflicts in Africa: A Study of the Liberian Civil War

Law of Armed Conflicts in Africa: A Study of the Liberian Civil War. ABSTRACT   This work is on the Law of Armed Conflicts in Africa: A Study of the Liberian Civil War. In the Liberian Civil War, unprecedented war crimes were committed in spite of the existence of the law of armed conflicts. Hence, Liberia […]

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A Critical Evaluation of Gilbert Ryle’s Concept of Mind

A Critical Evaluation of Gilbert Ryle’s Concept of Mind. ABSTRACT This study emerged out of the need to understand the contemporary global tension and agitations for freedom and self expression at all levels. Such quests that have resulted in so much agitations, terrorism and even outright wars in diverse places are also a result of […]

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An Appraisal of Kant’s Perspectives on Human Knowledge

An Appraisal of Kant’s Perspectives on Human Knowledge. ABSTRACT There is a dialectical relationship between theory and practice, which finds expression in Kant’s philosophy. From the Socratic era to the modern period of Philosophy, philosophers were preoccupied with the investigation into the nature, scope, and limits of human knowledge, an enterprise that culminated in the […]

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Effects of Modelling and Token Reinforcement Techniques on Shy Behaviour among Secondary School Students of Kano State, Nigeria

Effects of Modelling and Token Reinforcement Techniques on Shy Behaviour among Secondary School Students of Kano State, Nigeria. ABSTRACT The study investigated the effect of modelling and token reinforcement techniques on shy behaviour among secondary school students in Kano metropolis, Nigeria. A Quasi-experimental design involving a pretest-posttest control group was employed for the study. A […]

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The Sudan United Mission British Branch 1934-1977: An Examination of the Mission’s Indigenous Church Policy

– The Sudan United Mission British Branch 1934-1977: An Examination of the Mission’s Indigenous Church Policy – ABSTRACT   The indigenous church policy, which centred on the three-self principle of self-governance, self-support, and self-propagation, was the subject of much debate in mission circles in the 19th and 20th centuries. The Sudan United Mission British Branch (S.U.M., B.B.) successfully implemented […]

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Framing Citizen Journalism in Mainstream News Coverage: A Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis (1999-2012)

Framing Citizen Journalism in Mainstream News Coverage: A Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis (1999-2012) ABSTRACT A changing media environment led by digital technology, participatory culture, and economic crisis has made it possible for members of the public to take on the responsibility of representing common interests and actively participate in the creation and dissemination of information. […]

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The Cartesian Dualism and the Problem of Mind and Body Relationship by Rene Descartes

The Cartesian Dualism and the Problem of Mind and Body Relationship by Rene Descartes ABSTRACT The purpose of this work is to philosophically analyze Cartesian dualism and the problem of mind and body relationship according to Rene Descartes. The mind-body problem is a philosophical problem concerning the relationship between the human mind and body, although […]

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Religion and Development in Nigeria: A Philosophical Analysis

Religion and Development in Nigeria: A Philosophical Analysis ABSTRACT Religion can serve as a strong tool in fostering development in any country, but when not properly managed it can also mar the same. In this case, the negative effect comes when a man fails to assert himself existentially but depends absolutely on religion to do […]

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Globalization and Economic Development In Nigeria: A Philosophical Analysis

Globalization and Economic Development In Nigeria: A Philosophical Analysis ABSTRACT Globalization and economic development in Nigeria are some of the results of colonialism. It widens the gap between the rich and the poor; hence it is a force of inequality that enslaves the African nations and their economy. Globalization is not a course in totality […]

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