Review: United Nations Human Development Report 2002

At times it seems as though both sufficient coherence and evidence are lacking (due to the Report’s monumental task of categorizing, defining, critiquing and giving examples of all areas of human development), overall, however, the document provides logical arguments that successfully necessitate reformed, participatory, accountable, “full” democratic governance for improved human development.

Appearance versus Reality in Russell’s “The Problems of Philosophy”

Bertrand Russell’s method of approaching his subject in Problems of Philosophy embraces the Cartesian technique of radical doubt, in which the author revokes any former assumptions about certain reality and existence. In the first chapters, Russell’s enquiry into the nature of reality in comparison to appearance begins with the observation of his immediate surroundings. By […]