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Simone de Beauvoir: Existential Ethics

The existential theory is a 20th-century philosophy that is concerned with the scrutiny of human existence in the world. The fundamental existentialist viewpoint is that humans exist first, and everyone spends their lives changing their nature and essence. Humans are conscious entities, and it is this consciousness that determines their existence. The second nature of the…

Daly Gyn/Ecology, Metaethics and Meta Patriarchal

Gyn/ecology is the title for Mary Daly’s third book that is considered the most radical of all her publications. Daly characteristically redefined old words or coined new ones with the intention of undermining patriarchal attitudes. She creates such words because none are available in the ordinary language to help her relay the meaning of what…

Nietzsche’s Slave and Master Morality, Death of God

Nietzsche’s opines that there are two different moralities; the master and slave morality that appears universally in society and are always in conflict with each other. According to the philosopher, people with a stronger will and more ambitions possess master morality. These individuals are also open-minded, risk-takers, influencers, and have high self-esteem. Master morality, stresses…

3-System Theory of the Cognitive Brain: A Post Piagetian Approach to Cognitive Development

Since the recognition of psychology as a discipline, scholars have developed various theories to explain cognitive development in humans. While theorists unanimously agree that every human being is cognitively special and unique, they have recognized that the development follows some general pattern, which is documented in various theories. Among such models is Jean Piaget’s Theory…

The Inferiority of Women in Shakespeare’s Othello

William Shakespeare in his morality play “The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice”, presents the audience with a society dominated by men, leaving women as the inferior gender. Therefore, the women in the play are subjugated to Shakespeare’s form of the patriarch within “Othello”, left to defend themselves from the male constructs. This essay…

“Ode to the West Wind” vs. “Ode on Melancholy”

“Ode to the West Wind” by Percy Bysshe Shelly and “Ode on Melancholy” by John Keats speak about two very different topics, the juxtaposing characteristics of nature and overcoming sadness respectively. However, both poems come to the same conclusion that every good experience comes with something bad and undoubtedly, after every bad phase, we will…