A look at messianic expectation and prefigurements of Christ in the Old Testament. This text was written seven to eight hundred years before Christ. Isaiah Chapter 53 Who has believed what we have heard? And to whom has the arm of the LORD been revealed? For he grew up before him like a young … Continue reading Isaiah – Chapter 53
You learn that pollution generated by the increasing population of particular, large powerful countries is endangering important ecosystems and many species such as wales and penguins in Antarctica. One group is pushing for a fishing free zone but these large powerful countries are planning to block the proposal, which needs unanimous support in an international … Continue reading Pollution, Policies & Power – Deontology, What ought to be done?
Are there any moral laws that must be followed by every person? What is the justification for these universal principles? I would compare such moral laws to the rational lawfulness that we as humans guide our actions and choices against. Whether moral, ceremonial or judicial, law should uphold a protection of the liberty, property and … Continue reading Immanuel Kant & Thoughts on Moral Universal Laws
This essay reviews John Dewey’s Democracy and Education book, specifically chapter one, “Education as a Necessity of Life”, in which education is said to be a part and related to communication (like social life) is a fundamental part educative. Exploring if Dewey is correct is his statements that communication and social life provide opportunities for … Continue reading “Education a Necessity of Life” John Dewey
This article is in part an examination of the relationship between the notion of liberal education which underpins such education as that of Catholic Social Teaching (CST). Drawing upon how liberal education has goals of lifelong learning and encourages the desire for human happiness. The preparation task is to watch and reflect on some videos … Continue reading From Plato to Liberal Arts ‘Education’
This article is a review on a news story and its relations to political philosophy and government polices. The news story is These Are The Countries Letting Down Syrian Refugees, while referring to the textbook an Introduction to Philosophy and Theology within Catholic Liberal Education, on chapter 34 Catholic Social Teaching: An Introductory Approach, by … Continue reading Political Philosophy in the News
John Dewey, was a philosopher, psychologist, and educational reformer well known for his work in education. “It is generally agreed that John Dewey (1859-1952) is the Father of American Education and the Greatest American Educator Ever.” (Price, 2012) Dewey was a strong voice for the “Progressive Education Movement” and still has influence today, to establish … Continue reading John Dewey – Progressive Education Movement