Social ethnics and nation-building

  • SO Tamuno
  • IE Nelson

Abstract

This paper establishes the link between social ethics and nation building. It defines the concepts of social ethics and the end product of nation-building: development as well as appraised the evolution of nation – states by comparing England, United States of America and Nigeria. The paper also examines the challenge of nation building in the absence of entrenched ethical codes using the Niger-Delta question and the review of the 1999 Constitution by the National Assembly as case studies. Suggestions are also made to help Nigeria evolve as an ethically sound polity.

Sophia: An African Journal of Philosophy Vol. 8(1) 2005:93-97



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Published
2006-12-20
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