Daily Archives: January 16, 2017

A Synopsis of Bertrand Russell

By | January 16th, 2017|Biography|

If there is any 20th philosopher we can put on the same pedestal with the likes of Plato and Pythagoras, it is Bertrand Russell. His contributions to Mathematics and philosophy earned him so many awards and recognition, including the prestigious Nobel Prize in Literature. In this article, we present a synopsis of the life and [...]

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Chronicles of Friedrich Nietzsche

By | January 16th, 2017|Biography|

Friedrich Nietzsche was an influential German philosopher, cultural critic, poet, essayist, and philologist. He is known by most scholars to be one of the first existentialist philosophers in history. His ideologies have influenced Western philosophy and modern intellectualism. His writings on history, morality, power, consciousness, the meaning of existence, language, aesthetics, and cultural theory has [...]

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Things You Should Know About Zeno’s Paradox

By | January 16th, 2017|Philosophy|

In 400BC, Democritus a Greek mathematician devised a way to solve mathematical problems. His idea involved using infinitesimals i.e. little packets of distance or time without limits, as a solution. Unknown to him at the time, this approach would serve as the groundwork for Isaac Newton to build and develop calculus into what we know [...]

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Who Was Karl Marx?

By | January 16th, 2017|Biography|

Karl Marx is one philosopher whose impressive works and other contributions to philosophy have continued to influence the world. Words would not be enough to eulogize this man whose works cut across almost every segment of life, including economics, sociology, and politics. Among his most popular books are The Communist Manifesto and Das Kapital, both [...]

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How Women Can Overcome Depression and Anxiety During Pregnancy

By | January 16th, 2017|Women|

Depression and anxiety is a common occurrence among pregnant women. It can be due to hormonal imbalance. And for some other expecting mothers, it can be as a result of pressure and stress. Marie recounted her experience with us some time ago. She had a smooth pregnancy till she was twenty weeks gone. Then the [...]

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7 Steps to Manage a Chronic Illness

By | January 16th, 2017|Helping Others, Self-Help|

Chronic illnesses are long-term diseases. These are the ailments that will not leave the body of an individual. If an illness is present in someone's body for three months or more, it is a chronic sickness. There are lots of chronic disorders in the world today. In fact, most of them are terminal in the [...]

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Everything You Need to Know About African Philosophy

By | January 16th, 2017|Philosophy|

African philosophy has been a subject of discussion for many years. Western philosophy is what many people are familiar with because Western civilization originated from Western philosophy. We have the likes of Plato, Socrates, Aristotle, Cicero, and many more philosophers to thank for promulgating Western philosophy. With regards to African philosophy, who do we have [...]

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Everything You Need to Know About African Philosophy

By | January 16th, 2017|Philosophy|

African philosophy has been a subject of discussion for many years. Western philosophy is what many people are familiar with because Western civilization originated from Western philosophy. We have the likes of Plato, Socrates, Aristotle, Cicero, and many more philosophers to thank for promulgating Western philosophy. With regards to African philosophy, who do we have [...]

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How to Boost the Morale of Workers

By | January 16th, 2017|Helping Others|

Most organizations have challenges with productivity when the morale of their employees is low. Some of the attitude you would observe in such environment are lack of enthusiasm for work, lateness and eventually, weak performance in the appraisals. When your worker’s determination to succeed is at a low point, there would be the need to [...]

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Chronicles of George Berkely

By | January 16th, 2017|Philosophy|

George Berkely was a famous philosopher in the early modern era. He alongside David Hume and John Locke is regarded as the most important Empiricists to have ever come out of Britain. George was an Irish Anglican bishop who was incredibly gifted as a metaphysician and scientist. He is best known for practicing the philosophy [...]

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