Nwaorgu, O.G.F: Publications

(a)        Projects/Dissertations/Thesis

  1. Nwaorgu, O.G.F. (2011). The Kantian Defence of Induction.” Unpublished PhD Thesis Department of Philosophy, University of Ibadan.
  2. Nwaorgu, O.G.F., (1990). Quine’s Two Dogmas of Empiricism: A Critical Appraisal.

            Unpublished MA Dissertation, Department of Philosophy, University of Ibadan.              

iii.        Nwaorgu, O.G.F.  (1987). A Critique of Spinoza’s Ethical Theory. Unpublished BA Long Essay, Department of Philosophy, University of Ibadan                       

 

(b)       Articles in Learned Journals

 *+1.        Thompson, O.O., Nwaorgu, O.G.F. and Aduradola, R.R. (2019). Remembered or Dismembered, Deified or Defied? The Challenges of African Heroines in Contemporary History. LWATI: A Journal of Contemporary Research. 16(1): 94-115. Publisher: The Universal Academic Service, University of Swaziland, Southern Africa. ISSN: 1813-222.

*2.    Nwaorgu, O.G.F., Ojukwu, C.C. and Okolo, M.S.C (2017). Philosophy and Nation Building. Or-Che Uma: African Journal of Existential Philosophy. 5(2): 166-194. Publisher: Department of Philosophy with TETFUND, Benue State University, Makurdi, Nigeria. ISSN: 2276-8068

  1. Nwaorgu, O.G.F. and Akomolafe, O.M. (2017). Interrogating Richard Rorty’s Critique of Analytic Philosophy. Ibadan Dominican Studies: A Dialogue of Faith, Reason and Science. 3: 201-211. Publisher: Dominican Institute (now University) of Philosophy and Theology, (Formally Affiliated to the University of Ibadan), Ibadan, Nigeria. ISSN: 978-978-3205-320

*4.         Nwaorgu, O.G.F (2016). Occupational Prospects in Philosophy. Philosophy and Praxis: Journal of the Nigeria Philosophical Association. 7:102-118. Publisher: The Nigeria Philosophical Association. ISSN: 2006-9235

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*5.         Nwaorgu, O.G.F (2016). An Evaluation of the Moral Doctrine of Spinoza and the Ethical Theory of Emotivism. African Philosophical Inquiry. 6: 81-98. Publisher: African Society for Philosophical Research. ISSN: 0794-6031

*6.         Thompson, O.O., Nwaorgu, O.G.F. and Boge, F.I.O. (2016). The Leahy Law, Nigeria’s Counter-Terrorism Measures and Foreign Policy Direction. African Journal of International Affairs and Development. 20(1&2): 61-85. Publisher: College Press Publishers & Lead City University, Ibadan. Nigeria. ISSN: 117-272X

  1. Thompson, O.O., Ojukwu, C.C. and Nwaorgu, O.G.F. (2016). United we Fall, Divided we Stand: Resuscitation of the Biafra state secession and the National Question Conundrum. Journal of Research in Development. 14(1): 255-267. Publisher: Department of Maritime Management Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO). ISSN: 1596-8308. Available online at http://www.transcampus.org/JORINDV14JUN2016/24.pdf

   +8.        Nwaorgu, O.G.F. (2015). Scientific Culture, Globalisation and Africa, Journal of Philosophy and Nature. 11(1):86-102. Publisher: Department of Classics and Philosophy, University of Cape Coast, Ghana. ISSN: 0855-6881.

 +9.        Nwaorgu, O.G.F. (2013). Anomalies of the Nigerian Federalism. Canadian Social Science, 9(4): 116-125. Publisher: Canadian Academy of Oriental and Occidental Culture, Canada. ISSN: 1712-8056. Available online at  http://www.cscanada.net/index.php/css/article/view/j.css.1923669720130904.5720/4323

+10.        Ojukwu, C. C. and Nwaorgu, O.G.F. (2013). Ethnic Elite Organization and Political Transitions in Nigeria: Ohaneze Ndigbo in Perspective. Canadian Social Science, Vol. 9(1): 106-115. Publisher: Canadian Academy of Oriental and Occidental Culture, Canada.  ISSN: 1712-8056 Available online at http://www.cscanada.net/index.php/css/article/view/j.css.1923669720130901.9555/3584

  1. Badru, R. O. and Nwaorgu, O.G.F. (2013). The Ethnic Primordialist-Constructivist /Instrumentalist Debate, and the Politics of Disjunction in Nigeria: Exploring Trust as a Moral Resource for the Process of National Integration, African Journal of International Affairs and Development. 17(1&2): 211-236. Publisher: College Press and Lead City University, Ibadan, ISSN: 1712-272x
  2. Nwaorgu, O.G.F. (2011). Rethinking the Political Economy of Africa from a Humanist- Moral Angle, Journal of Humanities, Social Sciences and Creative Arts. 6(2): 38-52 Publisher: Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. ISSN: 2277-078N

Availabe online at http://journal.unaab.edu.ng/index.php/JHSSCA/article/view/1273

 

  1. Nwaorgu, O.G.F. (2009). Science and Technology in Development. Journal of Humanities Social Sciences and Creative Arts, 4(2): 80-86 Publisher: Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. ISSN: 2277-078x. Available online http//journal .unaab.edu.ng/asset.    

  +14.       Odozor, U.S and Nwaorgu, O.G.F. (2009). Prospects for Evolutionary Philosophy. Journal of Philosophy and Nature, 5, 1:82-108. Publisher: Department of Philosophy and Classics, University of Cape Coast, Ghana. ISSN: 0855-6881.

 

    +Foreign Journals

   *Papers added after last promotion

 

  1. Nwaorgu, O.G.F. (2007). The Problem of Induction and the Concept of Universals, Amamihe: Journal of Applied Philosophy. 5: 163-173 Publisher: Department of Philosophy, Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria.
  2. Nwaorgu, O.G.F. (2007). The Role of Mathematics in Learning, Journal of Nigerian Languages and Culture. 9(2): 107-120 Publisher: Association for Promoting Nigerian Languages and Culture (APNILAC) Nigeria. ISSN: 1595-4730.
  3. Nwaorgu, O.G.F. (2004). An Evaluation of the Standard of Education in Nigeria. Journal of Nigerian Languages and Culture, 6(2): 118 – 125. Publisher: Association for Promoting Nigerian Languages and Culture (APNILAC) Nigeria. ISSN: 1595-4730
  4. Nwaorgu, O.G.F. (2003). The Copernican Revolution, Galileo, and the Catholic Church, CONTEXT: Journal of Social and Cultural Studies, 6(2): 31 -41; Publisher: Context Research Network (CR-Net) ISSN: 1119-9229. Department of English, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. Available online at http//contextJournal.word press. Corn/.

 

  1. Nwaorgu, O. G. F. (2002). Sentences, Statements, Propositions, and the Idea of a Technical Language for Philosophy, CONTEXT: Journal of Social and Cultural Studies. 5(2): 67-81 Publisher: Context Research Network (CR-Net) ISSN: 1119-9229. Department of English, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. Available online at http//contextJournal.wordpress.corn/
  2. Nwaorgu, O.G.F. (1999). The Interface of Culture and Economic Development CONTEXT: Journal of Social and Cultural Studies 3(2): 104-119 Publisher: Context Research Network (CR-Net), ISSN: 1119-9229. Department of English, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. Available online at http/!contextjournal.wordpress.com!
  3. Nwaorgu, O.G.F. (1997). Philosophy in Africa: Towards a Pragmatic Approach, ESSENCE: An International Journal of Philosophy. 1 (2 & 3): 48-54 Publisher: Department of Philosophy, Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos, Nigeria ISSN: 1118-8170
  4. Nwaorgu, O.G.F. (1996). The Place of Logic and Philosophy of Science among the Sciences, Bauchi Liberal Studies Series. 1 (1): 36-45. Publisher: General Studies Directorate, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Nigeria
  5. Articles Accepted for Publication

*+23.       Thompson, O.O., Afolabi, A.S and Nwaorgu, O.G.F   Sweeter with Age: The Enigmatic Miss Jane McCotter in the Colonial Services of the Egba Native Administration in Abeokuta, Nigeria, 1929-1955. Journal of International Women’s Studies (Online). Vol. 20 (7). Publisher: Department of Anthropology, Bridgewater University, MA., USA. ISSN: 1539-890. Letter of Acceptance dated 23 June, 2019

 *24.       Nwaorgu, O.G.F.   Logic and Life: The Import of Ratiocination. African Philosophical Inquiry. Vol 7. Publisher: Department of Philosophy, University of Ibadan. Letter of Acceptance dated 2 March, 2019

*25.       Nwaorgu, O.G.F. Morality for the Young, the Values of Patriotism and Rational Cultural Integration. Journal of Nigerian Languages and Culture (JONLAC), 18, (1) Publisher: Association for Promoting Nigerian Languages and Culture (APNILAC) Nigeria. ISSN: 1595-4730. Letter of Acceptance dated 2 May, 2019

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  *Papers added after last promotion

  1. Chapters in Books.

*+26.      Thompson, O.O., Aduradola, R.R., Odozor, U.S., Nwaorgu, O.G.F., Afolabi,A.S and Ade-Ibijola, A.O (2019) ‘The World Against Us’: The Vulnerable Group, Marange Diamond Mines and the Corporate Social Responsibility Question. Pp123-138.  In Mugova, S. and Sachs, P (Eds) Opportunities and Pitfalls of Corporate Social Responsibility: The Marange Diamond Mines Case Study. Switzerland: Springer ISBN: 978-3-030-17101-8.

  1. Nwaorgu, O.G.F. and Udefi, Amaechi (2016) The Role of Intellectuals in Contemporary Africa, In Ethics, Governance and Social Order in Africa, O.A. Oyeshile and F. Offor (Eds.) pp 31-41, Ibadan.

Publisher: Zenith Book House Ltd. ISBN: 978-50793-7-1.

 

  1. Nwaorgu, O.G.F. (2003) Ethnic Suspicion in Nigerian Politics, In Philosophy and Politics: Discourse on Values, Politics and Power in Africa, M. Dukor, (ed.) pp. 122-133, Lagos: Publisher: Malthouse Press Limited, ISBN: 978-023-1692.
  2. Nwaorgu, O.G.F. (2000) Spinoza’s Metaphysics and Moral Philosophy, In The Great Philosophers Vol. III, G.O. Ozumba (ed.) pp. 28-43, Awka: Publisher: R&K Books. ISBN: 978-047-319-2.
  3. Nwaorgu, O.G.F. (2000) Two Dogmas of Empiricism Reconsidered, In The Great Philosophers Vol. 111 G.O. Ozumba (ed.) pp. 111-130, Awka: Publisher: R&K Books ISBN: 978-978-047-391-2.
  4. Nwaorgu, O.G.F. (2000) Freedom and Determinism: A Crucial Theme in Metaphysics. In Issues and Problems in Philosophy, K.A. Owolabi (ed.) pp. 122-127, Ibadan. Publisher: Grovacs (Network).ISBN: 978-044-311–8
  5. Edited Conference Proceedings
  6. Nwaorgu, O.G.F. (2013) Critical Thinking and the Problem of Insecurity in Africa, In Managing Security in a Globalised World, I. 0. Albert and W. A. Eselebor. (Eds.) pp. 140-154, Ibadan.  Publisher: Society for Peace Studies and Practice ISBN: 978-978-51368-7-6

 

  1. Nwaorgu, O.G.F. (2010)  Scientific Attitude As The Foundation of Technological Progress And Economic Development,  In A Holistic Approach to Human Existence and Development, K.A. Olu-Owolabi and A. B. Ekanola (Eds.) pp 415-431, Ibadan:

            Publisher: Hope Publications. ISBN: 978-978-919-146-8

 

  1. Monographs
  2. Nwaorgu, O.G.F. (2011) The Root and Importance of Kant’s Copernican Revolution in the Philosophy of Science, Ibadan. Publisher:  Book Wright Publishers (25 pages) ISBN: 978-978-49579-7-7
  3. Nwaorgu O.G.F. (2011) Reductionism and the Traditional Approach in Interpreting Human Experiences, Ibadan. Publisher: Book Wright Publishers (31 pages) ISBN: 978-978-49579—8-4
  4. Nwaorgu, O.G.F. (2010) Spinoza’s Metaphysics and Positivism, Ibadan. Publisher: Book Wright Publishers (24 pages). ISBN: 978-978-49740-4-2.

 

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  1. Nwaorgu O, G, F. (2010) African Philosophy and Africa’s Predicament, Ibadan. Publisher: Book Wright Publishers (33 pages).ISBN: 978-978-49740-1-1

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