I admit the obstacle to writing a Statement of Purpose has been in not knowing how to begin with one. I start in this manner not on a whim, but from necessity. It was either this or facing the grim possibility that I would never finish with one. I have tried my best to not disseminate the differences on how one is written and how it ought to be written. As such, I apologise if my attempt is over descriptive, or has a rigid perspective, and mainly for the sophomoric nature of this paragraph.
What is clear is that my choice to study Philosophy is a protrusion of my love for History. My idea is in earning a PhD for the long term, by emphasising on research, to become an academic. I aim to develop skills to create arguments based on rational thought, by …show more content…
This led to an awareness of the progressive ideas of Egalitarian thought. I became close to the ideals of Human Rights. I eagerly question whether the most extreme forms of relativism could have basis in reality, as surely, an extreme moral relativist will agree that it would be a moral act if someone kills a member of his family, who therefore has no right to complain. I am interested to understand how postmodernist ideas permeate through to relativism.
The next step, I thought, should be to familiarise myself with the different moral systems that exist in ethical theory, particularly in normative ethics. Here, I understood that deriving meaning meant having the ability to deduce from arguments of the various thinkers that have contributed to the so-called grand narration of Philosophy. It had become obvious that for any meaningful addition to a conversation that encompasses the whole mankind, I have to grasp what already