The question somehow seems ticklish and behooves a thorough explication of most individual perception of essence being who have desire for/ to be in faith or less obvious feelings submerged in belief force of the conscious mind. In trying to know the mean by which it is done, and this reckoning would have to be … Read more

Underdevelopment and foreign aid

After the Second World War, development economics emerged with the aim of narrowing the gap between developed and underdeveloped through the implementation of foreign aid. While the impact of aid on economic growth has been well-documented, there has been increasing calls to look at the effectiveness beyond the economic growth criterion (Feeny, 2005). Since its … Read more

Natural Moral Law

Formally introduced by the 13th century philosopher Thomas Aquinas, Natural Moral Law (hereon NML) proposes that goodness can be achieved by discovering and acting upon what is natural. Everything has a purpose/telos, and by fulfilling this purpose, it is thought that goodness can be reached. Aquinas builds his argument upon the synderesis rule: “Good is … Read more

Legal status of non-Christians

How did conceptions of human nature influence the ways in which medieval canonists and theologians defined the legal status of non-Christians? Conceptions of human nature were ever-present in medieval discourse from the Summa theologiae of Thomas Aquinas to the canonistic commentaries of the school of Bologna. The legal, broadly understood here as the ordering of … Read more

Consumer ethics

During the past years, many internationally questioned scandals (e.g. Watergate, the Chernobyl disaster, the Dutroux case, Enron/Arthur Andersen fraud, Kerviel and the SociétéGénérale Banking scandal, Europe horsemeat outrage) have surfaced. These have been the drive to wide-ranging range serious questions about the role of ethics in today’s business and society. Also academicians of the marketing … Read more


Introduction In this paper, I would like to critically reflect and analyze the apparent ocularcentrism, that is, its hierarchical privileging of sight over the other senses, observable in the history of Western culture. To begin with I will attempt to examine the origins of this hegemony of the visual sense. Following which I move on to … Read more

Schizophrenia Crisis

Schizophrenia is a psychotic disorder that is defined by severely impaired thinking, emotions, and behaviors. Those individuals diagnosed with this illness tend to lose contact with reality and start to experience manifestations such as hallucinations and delusions (Rajesh & Tampi, 2018, p. 82). Psychosis is the main feature of this disorder and can cause an … Read more

Major Depressive Disorder

Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is characterized by both anhedonia and sustained sadness, and is one of the most common mental health disorders in the United States (APA, 2013). Over a one-year period, an estimated 15.7 million adults living in the United States suffered from at least one episode of MDD (Kessler et al., 2005). Similarly, … Read more

The Philosophy of Childhood

The key aspects of my evolving understanding of childhood can be divided by ideas of the agency, ability, qualities of children. Entering into the semester my ideas about childhood and children were largely informed by literary and cultural norms I had been exposed to, as well as my own experiences with young relatives. The popular … Read more

Human emotions

Emotions are an important factor in the way we represent ourselves or our feelings. In order to get a greater understanding, this essay will be looking at whether emotions are representational or not. I will firstly look at the theory of emotions to get a background knowledge on the topic. I will be considering the … Read more

Jeffrey Dahmer

Serial killers have boggled the minds of humans for centuries. Thousands of movies and documentaries are available to watch about notorious serial killers, including one of the most famous, Jeffrey Dahmer. Have you ever thought about what truly caused his behavior? What caused him to murder 17 innocent people? Jeffrey Dahmer could have begun to … Read more

Zhuang Zi the Taosit philosopher

Zhuang Zi is a famous Taoist philosopher who introduced a different way of thinking about the world and impacted many thinkers during the Warring States period. One perspective of Zhuang Zi’s beliefs can be described in his “Theory of Big and Small”. In this branch of thought, Zhuang Zi focuses on the impact of the … Read more

Emotional maturity in students studying abroad

This research paper investigated if there is a difference in emotional maturity among students studying abroad and students studying in their traditional campus setting. Therefore, a total of 41 undergraduate students either studying abroad(14) or studying on traditional campus setting(27) have participated by filling out an online questionnaire. The questionnaire consisted of 19 questions exploring … Read more

The effect of stressful life events on the association between ethnicity and estimated cardiovascular risk: the HELIUS study.

Introduction Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the leading cause of disability and death worldwide (WHO, 2016). The mortality rate has been declining in some western-European countries over the past decade, partly due to successful implementation of prevention strategies (Roth et al. 2015). Use of primary prevention strategies can identify high-risk individuals for prevention and treatment of … Read more

Understanding of early childhood

Discuss how different discourses come to inform our broader understanding of early childhood.     Childhood is influenced by several major factors including parenting, society, history and culture. Of these culture has the most significance on a national scale in terms of the way a child in brought up and for providing the aims and … Read more

Gaze Reactions

The present research aims to investigate the effects of interpersonal distance, perceived gaze and facial expression on people’s gaze behaviour in social interaction. Along with this primary objective, the influences of social anxiety on individual differences in gaze behaviour were studied as well. There are several main findings. Firstly, participants spent more time on direct … Read more

Gaze Reactions

The present research aims to investigate the effects of interpersonal distance, perceived gaze and facial expression on people’s gaze behaviour in social interaction. Along with this primary objective, the influences of social anxiety on individual differences in gaze behaviour were studied as well. There are several main findings. Firstly, participants spent more time on direct … Read more

Motivation in sports

TYPE OF ARTICLE: REVIEW ARTICLE   TITLE: A Study of Constraints and Motivations in Sports Consumer Behaviour AUTHOR: Sharavana Priya N, B.Tech. in Computer Science Engineering AFFILIATION:B.Tech student, Computer Science Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India, [email protected] Short Running Title: Constraints and Motivations in Sports Consumer Behaviour Abstract The reason for the present … Read more

The socio-political racism

The socio-political landscape of race has changed greatly as institutionalized racist structures have been challenged, dismantled, and reimagined according to more equitable and restorative values. These changes have extended into the government, with an increase in the election and reelection of legislators of diverse racial and ethnic identities, including the historic election of Barack Obama … Read more

The damages of social media

O’Keeffe, G. S., Clarke-Pearson, K., & Council on Communications. (2011, April 01). The Impact of Social Media on Children, Adolescents, and Families. Retrieved March 29, 2018, from http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/127/4/800   Gwenn Sturgeon O’Keeffe touches on the important topic of why social media sites like Facebook and Twitter can cause so much damage to adolescents if not … Read more

The works of Marx

To comprehend the works of Marx, we first must note his affinity with Hegel, an early German philosopher. Hegel, the proponent of philosophical idealism, maintained that humanity’s development was only visible through analysing abstract philosophical categories. He was amongst the first to address the individual experience in a philosophical sense; a factor of which Marx … Read more