The actual definition of “values”, its appreciation and proper evaluation has always remained an issue of great debate as well as dilemma throughout the entire domain of philosophical development. The progress of human civilization, cultural influences, and adoption of different attitudes towards interpretation of such influences have provided several dimensions in the context of defining values, or from the ethical perspective what can be said to be moral values. The issue of debate or dilemma evolves from the very basic argument that is there any universal definition of values or moral values or morality? During various phases of human civilization and contextual philosophical dimensions values have been interpreted in different manners. What is regarded as values, or morality for people belonging to a particular socio-cultural context in a specific time period, may not have the same acceptance among people living in another socio-cultural context and a different phase of time. However, the terms, “values” or “morality” or “moral values” receive a universal connotation empowered with the common appreciation that while living in a social context, individuals are required to abide by certain codes of conduct or norms that, besides ensuring his/her enjoyment of social rights as a human being to the best extent possible, also aims inciting such motivation among the inhabitants so that same scope of enjoying human existence can be provided to fellow counterparts. Truth behind this observation receives a strong foundation if Gert’s (1998) opinion on moral values or morality is taken into consideration: “Morality is an informal public system applying to all rational persons, governing behavior that affects others, and has the lessening of evil or harm as its goal” (Cited in Alavudeen, Rahman, and Jayakumaran,
Interpretation of moral value has remained an issue of great concern for philosophers and philosophical disciplines at different points of human civilization. The modernist cultural existence, in addition to the situation, incorporates within its scope so many aspects and with…
The conflicts begin when the mind-level pundits, preachers and mullahs argue. Each one of them is speaking from the level of his spiritual progression and it is but natural that they will not agree with each other. From their levels, they will never be able to!
This paper explores French art in 18th and 19th century. Art is one of the strongest forms of expression that could depict any kind of emotion, criticism, or perhaps exaltation. And one of the greatest depictions of modern art belong to the 18 th and 19 th century France. Some of the works that were so famous would be the interpretation of Roger Fry.
This paper explores the visual culture and the modern art. With this, came the rise of an era of artistic exploration with concerns of human psychology, physiognomy and values upholding natural entitles as well as their significance and causes. This was the period when modern art was introduced with exemplary focus on visual arts.
tise, Leviathan, Hobbes claims that men are naturally selfish and suspicious of the actions of others; this leads them to commit aggressive preventive acts to secure their lives (1651/2005). Thus, men come together in the state of nature to form a social contract in order to
He understands what he sees from his level, not of the level of the one who is commanding more height. He may say whatever he sees is correct. Similar is the position of Nietzsche. His assertion that “every religion and morality “is founded on a general
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ing to Wendy (2013) organizational values are a set of beliefs that an organization underpins its procedures, policies, strategies, goals and objectives. The values are expected to be a motivation to all members of the organization. To ensure this, the values ought to
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