HOW TO UNDERSTAND MORAL DILEMMA

Many moral dilemma arise from conflicting or unclear moral values. To understand moral dilemma, let alone to have any hope of making any progress on them, we therefore need to begin by looking at those values. What do we mean when we say something is a moral value? And how

THE ISSUE OF PERCEPTION

On the issue of perception, the question to begin with is how do we know things around us? A simple answer to that we know the world around us through the use of our senses. I know, for instance that there is a computer before me now because I can

VAGUENESS IN LANGUAGE

Many sentences are relatively vague; others are relatively precise. A term that is perfectly precise would generate no borderline cases, and although this is often presented as a theoretical idea. It is extremely unclear that any learnable, speakable language could begin to meet it. For even basic observation admit of

DIFFERENTIATING THINKING AND REASONING

Thinking and reasoning are often used interchangeably, although reasoning is a kind of thinking, not all thinking is reasoning. Reasoning is the activity of presenting reasons in support of a claim in order to show how the adduced reasons gives support and strength to the claim, reasoning typically contains both

ARE SPORTS FUNNY?

The following are the main of humorous situations: Any breach of the usual order of events, as wearing an unusual costume. Any breach of usual order of events that is also felt to break a rule, whether of morality or etiquette, the miser, the drunkard are all stock figure of

COMPONENT OF THE IDEA OF STATE

There is much overlap between the definitions and broad agreement on the main features which a political organization must exhibit in order to belong to the class of a ‘state’: There is a population which reproduces itself and whose members are socially related. There is territory. There is a single