• Politics

    THE IDEA OF JUSTICE

    The idea of justice is of cardinal importance to good governance. Justice has something to do with punishments and rewards, and something to do with equality, thus should be conceive as a matter of whether each individual person being treated in the right way, and there must be consistency in how one person is treated overtime, and there must also be consistency between people, so that if my friend and I have different reward or have the same punishment, it should depend on the circumstances. The fact that justice requires consistency in treatment explains why acting justly is so often a matter of following rules or applying laws, since these…

  • Morality

    MORAL RELATIVISM: THE PARADOX OF TOLERANCE

    The view that the truth of moral claims is relative to the culture or way of life of those who hold them. It thus generalizes to all of morality what may reasonably be suppose true of matter of etiquette, summed up in the tag ‘when in Rome, do as Romans do’. A mistake sometimes made in moral reasoning is to confuse the two claims: What is believed to be right and wrong may differ from group to group, or culture to culture. What is right and wrong may differ from group to group, society to society, or culture to culture. The second claim, but not the first, is moral relativism.…

  • Business

    PRICE AND PROFIT: INVESTIGATING THE CONUNDRUM

    It appears reasonable to define profit as what is left-over after all tangible, specifiable and quantifiable costs have been paid. Hence, it is considered to be the reward for tangible factors that are crucial to business. These would include risk, entrepreneurial creativity, initiative and the deferment of the use of one’s resources. Reasons for the justification of profit is that many of the solutions to problem in business effect affect profits, these include pollution, adequate workers’ wages, conducive work environment, genuine products and honest adverts. For many people, the intangible element that may justify profit do not have as much important as other immediate, basic, tangible and seeming pressing needs…

  • Technology

    RESPONSIBILITY OF TECHNOLOGY

    The final goal of our use of things is for full or ultimate being:  such being requires no techniques or nor is that goal assured by the grandeur of science. The ultimacy of being is not a technological of ultimacy but a human ultimacy. Because all agree that the techne of technology is for the use of human being. This means to say that technology is made for man, not man for technology. This is another way of saying that while technology is the end to which human ingenuity; humanity is the end at which technology arrives. Technology has its legitimacy: that is, it’s the sole justification in humanity, only…

  • Language

    CONCEPT OF EXPLANATION

    The purpose of an argument is to help the questioner who doesn’t understand something. Thus, the concept of explanation, like that of argument, is based on dialogue in the sense that it involves a conversational exchange between two participants. In the case of the offering of an explanation by a proponent to respondent, a certain function should be performed. If the explanation is to be helpful, it should help the respondent to come to understand something that he did not understand something before. A useful explanation should make the thing suspicion clearer for the respondent by expressing it in terms he is familiar with or already understands. In a dialogue,…

  • Uncategorized

    FALLACY OR DECEIT?

    A professor told a class that they are to have test on what they have learned so far. This is because they are a lazy class. The class are not pleased and start muttering. ‘When is it, they asked miserably. Professor smiles. ‘That is up to me. I may have it at any point between now and the end of term. However, let me assure you of this, when I do have the test it will be a surprise!’ One of the student Donald, is very worried as he hasn’t been studying. ‘I could pass, I’m sure,’ he says, ‘if I knew on which day the test would be, then…