Marxist Theory on Poverty

Marxist Theory on Poverty

Introduction to Marxist Theory on Poverty Reasons for Poverty Reasons for poverty and social exclusion can come from a variety of theoretical approaches including anti-racist, postmodern and religious approaches. In this article, I am going to analyse the key sociological perspective of Marxism and the Marxist Theory of poverty based on class. Marxist Theory of … Read moreMarxist Theory on Poverty

Braithwaite – An Empiricists view on the Nature of Religion

The Non-cognitive view Taking up the challenges put down by Flew and earlier by A.J.Ayer, R.B. Braithwaite, a Cambridge professor, delivered a lecture in 1955 which became something of a classic. It was called ‘An Empiricist’s View of the Nature of Religious Belief‘. An Empiricists View of the Nature of Religious Belief In the lecture, … Read moreBraithwaite – An Empiricists view on the Nature of Religion

What is the difference between Direct Realism and Indirect Realism?

As philosophers, it is natural to investigate the issue of perception. When objects are perceived, do they exist independent of our minds? Here are the two main interpretations: Direct realism Direct realism is the idea that the immediate object of perception are minded independent objects and their properties. Direct realism is often referred to as … Read moreWhat is the difference between Direct Realism and Indirect Realism?

The Problem of Evil – St Augustine’s Response

The Problem of Evil The problem of evil in philosophy is often known as the Epicurian trilemma, as it was developed by Epicurus. The problem of evil basically argues that there is evidence for evil and suffering in the world. Either God does not love us and therefore does not stop it (he is not … Read moreThe Problem of Evil – St Augustine’s Response

Easter Sunday – The Meaning of Easter to Christians

Although many people immediately think of Christmas as the most important date in the Christian calendar, Easter actually has a great deal of religious significance. In fact, most Christians would argue that Easter is the most important time of year. What is the significance of Good Friday and Easter Sunday? Good Friday – Jesus is … Read moreEaster Sunday – The Meaning of Easter to Christians