From a theoretical perspective which views constitutions and constitutional arrangements as forms of political technology, this article argues that Nigerian federalism is based on a theory of the rights of ethnic groups to autonomous coexistence within the nation. gymnastics) for the training of the body. One important fact is that all around the world, different parts of the globe and different regions of the world had their own speculations about the world and all its associated questions and attempt at answers to these questions. been exposed to, only these class of person should the art of leadership be entrusted to. place when discussing sub questions (6 and 7). and Agbor, are unanimous in the opinion that Nigeria’s relatively low GDP per capita since sessions, the researcher and his assistant, led. political and economic development (Jinadu, 1985; Ebegbulem, 2009). www.unn.academia.edu Retrieved 1st August, 2012. He believed the education should provide stage by stage. A. Plato (428 – 348 BC) Greek philosopher who was the pupil of Socrates and the teacher of Aristotle – and one of the most influential figures in ‘western’ thought. It included poetry, drama, history, oratory and music in its more limited sense. Women should also be educated in music and gymnastics as well as the art of war. However, unless these contradictions are redressed the hope of exporting democracy abroad and that of consolidating Nigeria's democracy, will remain a mirage after all, whatever the level of pretensions to the contrary. The paper identifies a high degree of ideological bias and logical inconsistencies inherent in the theories of leadership proposed by the realist and the moralist schools of thought. Thoughts on Plato’s View of Education Marc Cadet October 20th, 2015 Plato’s general view on education has tremendous academic value, yet some of his beliefs in regards to education are irrefutably questionable and flawed, as well. email@example.com. identified as inimical to attaining a sustainable political development in the Nigerian polity. Agbor, U. I. London; Penguin Classics. Plato trusts that, most of the evils in the society can be removed by providing education and he asserted that it is a spiritual medicine. "Although the Republic has come to seem frazzled from too much use in introductory courses, in Reeve's hands it is new and refreshing." The aim of education, according to Plato, is the welfare of both the individual and the society. The paper, however, notes that inherent contradictions in the domestic political economy such as rising poverty, inequality and the politics of disempowerment, which have served to limit the reach of the project, may have also served as an added impetus for Nigeria's changing role so as to divert attention away from domestic inadequacies. The contest between these points of view continue to the present. allows for either a combination or the separate use of qualitative and quantitative research designs Aristotle Education and Plato. The Education of the Guardians [Republic II and IV] Plato BOOK II In Book II of the Republic, Plato has his mouthpiece, Socrates, imagine how it is that a state comes into being. Plato’s Theory of Education: Plato sees education the only true way to the permanent stability of the state. In the late dialogues, Plato uses Socrates almost exclusively to advance his own views. Plato THE ALLEGORY OF THE CAVE Republic , VII 514 a, 2 to 517 a, 7 Translation by Thomas Sheehan. music) is necessary for the training of soul and the other (i.e. Therefore he presents an ideal state in his famous book “Republic”. process which bring about sustainable political development in the state. All rights reserved. before the age of seven years, the child should not be educated formally. Journal of the African Educational Research Network. Writers like (Ebegbulem, 2009; Ezirim, 2010; and, 2013:2). Each theory is intertwined and are the best examples to represent Plato’s own view on what knowledge really is, even thought they are unique in their own way by opening up new and different ideas, Here we will explore how one example relates to the other in terms of the truth of knowledge from Plato’s point of view. These have added to Pakistan’s total debt burden in general and external debt in particular. We just Don’t Know, In, http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2011-. Astronomy is another subject recommended by Plato for higher education. Plato believed that it is the state which can make the life of the individuals perfect and ideal and so he gave out his views in regard to education in this context. Hawtrey, The Classical Review. leadership class and the notion of leadership practiced in Nigeria. While adopting the traditional method of critical analysis and the reconstructive method of ideas in philosophy to conceptually and contextually analyze existing arguments and relevant texts and materials on the subject of the study. to their inability to provide Theoretical frameworks for political leaders in Nigeria. function. Copyright © Eliot & Associates. Prominent among the reasons offered fo, encumbering political development in Nigeria. From importer to exporter: the changing role of Nigeria in promoting democratic values in Africa, Political Economy of Fiscal Reforms in the 1990s, Aspects of Chinese investment in the African resources sector. educations for political leaders be adopted forthwith, for its ability to instill and boosting political 100% of the entire responses which came in to affirmed this point of view. Lane, Melissa. The paper identified in Plato, a structure and a theory capable of offering the qualitative The mind (the ruler) should rule; the heart (soldier) should defend; and the desires and needs (workers/common people) should work for social services. and sustainable development efforts in Nigeria. China's economic expansion, which has driven higher commodity prices, has significantly contributed to higher GDP growth rates, especially of resource-producing states. Henry Ford Philosophy of Business & Social Responsibility, Solar Power, Types, Advantages & Disadvantages of …, Powers & Functions of The American Senate, What is Business, Definition, Nature & Characteristics …. Therefore, this article, which re-visits the discussion on corruption in Nigeria, adopts a new approach with a view to effectively managing the challenges of corruption in the society. That event shocks Plato. The curriculum for the early training, that occupied first seventeen years of life, was comprised of music and gymnastics. We have already seen that the chief aim of education is to materialize the well-being and harmony of the state and, to fulfil this mission, education must be controlled by the state. exports to China are composed of raw minerals and metals. Political corruption, which takes place at the highest levels of political authority, is a 'corruption of greed.' Scholars like Agbor argue that those who embrace this kind of attitude while in office, tend to display a blatant disregard for basic leadership virtues such as: justice, integrity, prudence discipline, honesty and accountability in their line of duty. The paper identified that the rising cases of policy The paper argues that the changing role of Nigeria from an importer to an exporter of democracy can be understood in terms of wider global political changes; Nigeria's African centre-piece policy; the perception of threats to its leadership position in, Throughout the decade of the 1990s, major emphasis in Pakistan remained on fiscal reform as a part of the reform programmes undertaken by the various governments of Pakistan. Research design: Qualitative & quantitative approaches, Federalism, The Consociational State, and Ethnic Conflict in Nigeria, The Origins of Democratic Thinking: The Invention of Politics in Classical Athens, Research Design: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches, Managing the Challenges of Corruption in Nigeria, Plato’s Notion of Politics And The Crisis of Leadership In 21st Century Nigeria: Implications For Political Development. job distribution of the class of the Auxiliary is in three folds: property, the idea of raising individual families, 519e]; they are also expected to grant total allegiance and obe. Fiscal reform assumes significance considering the high budget deficits that Pakistan has been experiencing. were used to attain the objectives of this paper. Th, strange bed-fellows brought to the fore, became the platform from where this study drew some of, educations, the platform from where the researchers of this. A rising opinion among scholars of leadership and sustainable development associate the increasing Before we dive into the various philosophical views of Socrates, Plato and Aristotle, lets learn what exactly philosophy is.Philosophy can be broken into at least fo… unless they fail in some other respect” (. and economic development status alongside other developed nations. This is due partly to the character of the competition to control the Nigerian state, which impelled political parties in the First and Second Republics to cross-cut ethnic cleavages. Plato designed his education for both the body and soul to meet the demand of all three class of people stage by stage. re associated with the philosophy of Thrasymachus which simply holds that ‘might is right’. Even moral results were obtained through them. Plato prescribed a general type of curriculum prevailing in Greece at that time. Plato was of the opinion that education must begin at an early age stage within the family then he preferred institutional education away from family to get a unique computable … Maykuth, Andrew (2005). It is during this period that Plato begins to introduce his theory of the forms into his writings. 410]; (Owen, 1996:5). and opinions considered relevant to this study. Political Economy of Embodiment: Capitalizing on Globally Staged Bodies in Nigerian Beauty Pageants... Conference: 2nd Biennial International Conference of the Faculty of Arts and Education. The educational processes and stages proposed include: intellectual and physical training exercises. View SUMBANGAN_DAN_PEMIKIRAN_PLATO_ARISTOTLE.pdf from EDUCATION SPECED3318 at University of Missouri, St. Louis. Points of Aristotle view of education are below: Aristotle Aim of Education. Writers like Ebegbulem, Ezirim, control over the lives of the auxiliary (White, 1979; Boyd, 2010). Bureaucratic corruption, which occurs 'in the public administration" or 'the implementation end of politics,' is the 'low level' and 'street level' corruption. a desire to rule and manage the affairs of men; hence. These debates seem to have influenced the belief that the world views of one culture (Western) are comparatively superior to another philosophically, to the extent of denigrating the other (African) as non-philosophical. While adopting Thrasymachus theory of injustice as the theoretical framework for analysis in this study, the research also adopted the mixed-method approach in the social science which allows for either a combination or the separate use of qualitative and quantitative research designs for collecting and analyzing data gathered from interviews and focused group discussion sessions, conducted in view of attaining the objectives proposed for the research. The mixed-method approach which (Lipset and Lenz, 2000; Amuwo, 2005; Aiyede, 2006:5 and Obayelu, 2007). This inconsistency translates to epistemological and ontological lacks resulting, Contemporary ethicists and some writers on leadership have in a bid to address the problem of leadership crisis in Nigeria, identified the absence of practical prudence - which manifests in variabl, There is ongoing debate between the Universalists and the Particularist schools of thought on the basic ingredients that should describe and constitute African Philosophy and by implication - Afric, Contemporary scholars have observed that there is a troubling rising attitude among political leaders to become corrupt because of the benefits it accrues them. --Paul Woodruff, Ancient Philosophy "Although the philosopher-kings of Reeve's title are central to the argument of this handsomely produced book, it is in reality nothing less than a complete reinterpretation of the Republic...[Reeve], if I understand him correctly, has the temerity to work on the principle that Plato was a philosopher of genius, and that therefore a reading which makes coherence and sense of what he wrote is more likely to be acceptable than one which does not."--R.S.W. Plato's beliefs on education, however, are difficult to discern because of the intricacies of the dialogue. Thus, the paper recommends that Plato’s theory of In Nigeria, the public sector has become an epitome of all that is corrupt, mediocre and fraudulent. Without education, human beings have no difference from the animals. It is ' petty' -'corruption of need' -that occurs when one obtains a business from the public sector through inappropriate procedure. expected to take up leadership positions (Philosopher-kings). prominent factors encumbering political development in Nigeria. Historians cannot find any evidence on Plato’s early education as a child, but seeing as he belonged to an influential aristocratic family from Athens, it’s assumed that he went through the Athenian form of educationthat was oriented towards culture, arts, academics, and intelligence. Plato is of the opinion that there should be no compulsion in teaching; rather, it should be a sort of amusement. (2010). Plato regards education as a means to achieve justice, both individual justice and social justice. Therefore, receiving a good education is a shortcut to success. He is Greek intellectual, the pupil of Socrates, and the tutor of Aristotle. the farmers, the manufactures and the artisan class of citizens. Section 3 discusses the impact of expenditures on budget deficit. practiced in Nigeria and those suggested by Plato in, analyze the deliberations that took place in sub-question. The education of these two subjects aimed at producing an improved soul and a healthy body. In this respect he is the predecessor of Froebel and Montessori. Some frameworks from Aristotle’s Notion of prudence were prescribed as having the capacity to guide the operations of political leaders. Socrates’ student Plato endorsed that view and held that a fundamental task of education is that of helping students to value reason and to be reasonable, which for him involved valuing wisdom above pleasure, honour, and other less-worthy pursuits. 24, No. attain true knowledge of the forms, the ultimate. It goes.Nov 18, 2008. This will sharpen the minds of students. If the appetitive component is too strong, we would have an unhealthy soul with too much greed and lust. Section 5 gives the conclusions. His guiding principle is that, “Nothing must be admitted in education which does not conduce to … cause to pose these pertinent questions stated below. Plato’s Republic, which political leaders should be acquainted with before qualifying to run for Some of the respondents I spoke to felt that it did. Lastly, music was also included. Join ResearchGate to find the people and research you need to help your work. Thus, the mixed-method approach which. office. Journal- South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. things (White 1979:246; Boyd, 2010:108-113). they are perceived as the class that promotes the principle of specific func. This is the type of corruption the citizens encounter daily at places like the hospitals, schools, local licensing offices, encounters with the police, taxing offices, etc. In the light of these arguments – while adopting conceptual and contextual analytical methods of analyzing relevant literature and archival materials on the subject of African philosophy and leadership in the African past, this present study seeks to critically examines three African leaders with the view to providing a base for the three research questions which the entire study seeks to address. Children should come to the school not only if their parents please, but there should be compulsory education. To protect the state from every external aggression [373e-374a, 45e], Unless the Philosophers rule as kings or those now, very factor that justifies their rule as, Educational Criteria for Political Leadership. Education is the key to Plato’s scheme of a just and virtuous society. The inward/outward looking nature of the field of philosophy ofeducation alluded to above makes the task of delineating the field, ofgiving an over-all picture of the intellectual landscape, somewhatcomplicated (for a detailed account of this topography, see Phillips1985, 2010). For higher education he emphasizes the study of numbers and geometry. Socrates is non-conformist and ultimately is sentenced to death. p. 4. His interest in soul, dialogue and in continuing education continue to provide informal educators with rich insights. Every individual should devote his life to what is best fitted for him to do. Table 3: Who Should Rule the State (Sub-Question 1, medical attention; A Qualified Neurological, and order and the protection of the state from external and internal aggression, usually regathered. The public sector of every nation is critical to its national development. A close focus of the works of the likes of Thales, Anaximander Pythagoras Socrates, Aristotle etc were closely considered. The rising adoption of Thrasymachus’ notions of injustice has been attributed to these lacks, hence the growing cases of leadership crisis. C. Poor leadership will lead to wrong decision. does not vary from generation to generations (Nichols, 1984: 254). Other forms of corruption include embezzlement (theft of public resources by public officials) and bribery (persuade to act improperly by a gift of money, etc). For the Greeks and Plato, excellence is … Section 4 shows the rise in dependence on external sources of financing. Joerres, Jeffrey A (2014). This research This education is of primary importance in the case of those who are to be statesmen, and leaders. p. 63-65. Corruption and Leadership Crisis in Africa: The Nigerian Experience. Content available from Ikedinachi Ayodele Power Wogu: All content in this area was uploaded by Ikedinachi Ayodele Power Wogu on Dec 02, 2016, All content in this area was uploaded by Ikedinachi Ayodele Power Wogu on Dec 01, 2016, PLATO’S THEORY OF EDUCATION AND THE QUEST. and functions the Guardians and the Auxiliaries class cannot do without (Pappas, 1995:194). Beauty pageants in Nigeria take place on highly visible national and global stages. Of course, there is also the possibility that those children may become stronger or more resilient as a result of their experiences. It includes the two main divisions of Greek education-music and gymnastics. The above inscription in the original Greek language had, was unjustly accused of, the events following this conviction made Plato came to the point where. adopts Plato’s leadership education theory with the view to interrogating how this theory can More importantly, the discussion on the phenomenon is necessary now that the nation has sworn in the second and 'brand new' Chief Olusegun Obsanjo administration (and new a Congress) at Abuja, because the magnitude of corruption the society witnessed in his first civilian administration was alarming, to say the least. In this sense, justice means excellence. In other words, Plato's education helps to create not necessarily wisdom-loving society like in Socrates' theory or good-life in Aristotle's left with the task while the farmers or carpenters on the other hand, should be encouraged to stick, Table: 5. For Plato, education is a matter of leading a person from mere belief to true knowledge. Theme: Education, Security and Sustainability. This section of our study is focused on a study of the speculations and attempts made by this region of the world (The Western Region of The World)to offer answers and solutions to the questions and problems raised with regards to their existence in the world as human beings in relation to the existence of other stuffs that constitute the world. He should stay with his mother or nurse and be educated in their company. necessary and pertinent virtues essential for making the total leader of the 21. intellectual prowess, dialectical and logical reasoning skills of the concerned individuals. Journal of Development Alternatives, Vol. The object of education is to turn the soul towards light. Having read a few books regarding Plato’s belief, I have found some interesting truths and fallacies, regarding education. Fordham University: The Jesuit University of New York. http://www.economist.com/news/special-report/21570835-nordic-countries-are-probably-, Wogu, I. He says that the first (i.e. The aim of the society is to maintain both justice and peace. For the early education, Plato recommends the inclusion of dances, hunting and field exercises in gymnastics. This study has identified the albatross to national development in Nigeria as a spin-off of the leadership crisis and corruption prevalent in its public sector and made valuable recommendations. Through the life of Aristotle, one would wonder how a mere thought of philosophy could impact the way education is practiced today as we know it. Plato prescribes a general type of Greek education for both the military and governing classes. Earlier in this study, we had noted that the study is guided by. According to Socrates and Plato, ‘the aim of education is to attain knowledge‘. The Economist, (2013). At the first stage of life i.e. In some details, Owen further noted that. Lessons from Nigeria. Plato view of education is for the good of the individual and for the safety of the state. This article uses a comparative-case approach to examine two different sites—beauty pageants in Nigeria and high-end sex workers in Vietnam—where women’s bodies are differentially staged with varying degrees of visibility. P. 192. The word music was used in a much broader sense than we use it today. Education for Plato was one of the great things of life. Some countries are obviously more corrupt; yet others have better plans in managing corrupt activities. Self-preservation is preferred to national interest and the leadership crisis prevalent at all levels of decision-making has further deepened the imbroglio. And corruption in the offices involves sales of legislative votes, administrative, or judicial decision, or governmental appointment. Eliot & Associates (2005). Plato’s philosophy in education 1. or military, the police and the administrative class. 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