Bonaventure Ikechukwu, Ozoigbo

Bonaventure Ikechukwu, Ozoigbo PhD

Senior Lecturer

 

AREA OF RESEARCH INTEREST:

Philosophy of History and Development Studies.

SCHOOLS ATTENDED WITH DATES:

UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR-CALABAR, NIGERIA     –    1989-1991; 1998- 2002.

BIGARD MEMORIAL SEMINARY IKOT-EKPENE, AN AFFILIATE OF THE PONTIFICAL URBAN UNIVERSITY ROME       –         1985-1989

SEAT OF WISDOM SEMINARY OWERRI, AN AFFILIATE OF THE PONTIFICAL URBAN UNIVERSITY ROME      –      1991- 1995

HOLY GHOST JUNIORATE IHIALA    –            1977-1982

BISHOP SHANAHAN COLLEGE ORLU       –       1983-1984

UMUANORO COMMUNITY PRIMARY SCHOOL ULI       –            1974-1976

EZIAMA COMMUNITY PRIMARY SCHOOL ULI           –             1971-1974

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

PhD (Philosophy)          –        2002

MA       –         1991

MPA     –         2000

B.Phil (Second Class Upper)       –      1989

B.D. (Second Class Upper)     –      1995

Dip. Latin             –                 1981

WASC       –      1984

F.S.L.C.     –   1976

 

TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  1. Part-time Lecturer, St. Joseph Major Seminary Ikot-Ekpene, an affiliate of the Pontifical Urban University Rome and University of Uyo- Nigeria; (1997-2001). Courses taught- Epistemology, Philosophy of Science, History of Contemporary philosophy, Moral philosophy and Philosophical Anthropology.
  2. Part-time Lecturer, Seat of Wisdom Seminary Owerri, an affiliate of the Pontifical Urban University Rome and Imo State University Owerri;(2003-2013). Courses taught- History of Ancient Philosophy, World Affairs and History of Contemporary Philosophy.
  3. Full-time Lecturer, Federal University of Technology Owerri, (2005- Date). Courses taught and still teaching- Philosophy and Logic, Philosophy of Science, History of Ancient Philosophy, History and Philosophy of the Social Sciences, Developmental Psychology, Industrial Psychology and Business Ethics.

 

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES:

  1. Nigeria Philosophical Association (NPA)
  2. Faculties of Arts/Humanities Scholars Association of Nigerian Universities.
  3. European Centre for Research Training and Development UK.

RESEARCH PAPERS:

  1. Law and liberty in John Locke’s Political Philosophy: Unpublished B.A. Project, Bigard Memorial Seminary Ikot-Ekpene- an affiliate of the Pontifical Urban University Rome, 1989.
  2. Frantz Fanon’s Idea of African Socio-Political Existence: An Unpublished M.A. Thesis, University of Calabar- Calabar, 1991.
  3. The Biblical Exegesis of John 17:21 from Igbo Perspective: An Unpublished B.D. Project, Seat of Wisdom Seminary Owerri- an affiliate of the Pontifical Urban University Rome, 1995.
  4. The Dialectics of Spirit and Moral Responsibility in the philosophy of Hegel: An Unpublished PhD Dissertation, University of Calabar-Calabar, 2001.
  5. Ozoigbo, B.I., (2007), ‘Motivation in Nigerian Civil service: Towards Enhancing the Common Good’ in Oche-Amamihe: Wisdom Journal of Theology and Philosophy, Vol. 1, No. 4. 2007.
  6. Ozoigbo, B.I., (2009), ‘Federal Balancing in Nigeria: A Paradigm for Sustainable Democracy’ in International Journal of Development and Management Review. Vol. 4. No. 1. 2009.
  7. Ozoigbo, B.I. & Chukuezi, C.O., (2011) ‘The Impact of Multinational Corporations on the Nigerian Economy’ in European Journal of Social Sciences. Vol.19. No.3, 2011.
  8. Ozoigbo, B.I., ‘Hegel and Africa: A Refusal of Authenticity’ in Amamihe: Journal of Applied Philosophy. Vol.10, 2011.
  9. Ozoigbo, B.I., ‘The Vicious Circle of Poverty in Africa: The Way Forward’ in Areopagus: Journal of Church and State Relations. Vol. 1, No. 1, 2011.
  10. Ozoigbo, B.I.,(2016), ‘Philosophy and Terrorism: In the Light of Boko Haram Insurgency in Nigeria’ in Global Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol.4, No.3. 2016.
  11. Ozoigbo, B.I.,(2016), ‘African Theories of Development and the Reality of Underdevelopment’ in International Journal of Development and Economic Sustainability. Vol.4, No.4. 2016.
  12. Nwanegbo-Ben, J. & Ozoigbo, B.I.,(2017). ‘The Epistemic Dimension of Symbolism in Science and the Supernatural’ in International Journal of History and Philosophical Research. Vol.5, No.1. 2017.
  13. Nwanegbo-Ben, & Ozoigbo, B.I.,(2017). ‘The Semantics in Natural Philosophy and Philosophy of Physics’ in International Journal of Natural Sciences. Vol.5, No.1.2017.
  14. Ozoigbo, B.I. (2017). ‘Hegel and Moral Responsibility’ in International Journal of History and Philosophical Research. Vol.5,No.2. 2017.
  15. Ozoigbo, B.I., (2017). ‘Democracy and Human Rights in Nigeria: A Critical Inquiry’ in Global Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol.5, No. 5 2017.
  16. Ezeji, N.R. & Ozoigbo, B.I.,(2017). ‘Horizontal Inequalities and Ethnic Conflicts: Implications on Development Policies in Nigeria’ in European Journal of Social Sciences Studies. Vol.2, Issue 6. 2017.
  17. Obi-Okogbuo J; Nwanegbo-Ben J; Ozoigbo B.I. Themes in the Philosophy of Science (2005)
  18. Ozoigbo, B.I., (1999), ‘Rationalism’ (chapter 14) in Alozie P. (Ed.): Logic, Philosophy and Introduction to Computer Science, 1999.
  19. Ozoigbo B.I.,(2009) ‘Science and Technology: A Proof of Man’s Auto-trancendence’ (Chapter 27), in Olayemi Akinwumi, et al, (Eds.)
  20. Ozoigbo B.I., ‘Nze on Socio-Economic Justice, Philosophy and Political Stability’ (2007), Part B, No. 31, in Ike Odimegwu, (Ed): Perspectives on African Communalism.

CONFERENCES AND LEARNED SOCIETIES ACTIVITIES:

Conferences attended and papers read with dates:

  1. Philosophy International conference Owerri (2006): The Impact of Multinational Corporations on the Nigerian Economy.
  2. National Conference on Science and Technology Keffi (2008): Science and Technology: A Proof of Man’s Auto-transcendence.
  3. UNESCO World Philosophy Day Awka (2007): Federal Balancing in Nigeria: A Paradigm for Sustainable Democracy.
  4. Nigerian Philosophical Association Conference Calabar (2008): Globalization and African Identity.
  5. National Conference on Africa and Poverty Trap Awka (2009): Africa and Vicious Circle of poverty: The Way Forward.
  6. 2nd International Conference on Philosophy, Science and Human Development Nsukka (2011): Hegel and Moral Responsibility.
  7. International Conference on “African Philosophical and Intellectual Responses to the Development Crisis in Africa” Abakaliki, (2015): African Theories of Development and the Reality of Underdevelopment.
  8. Faculty of Arts International Conference on “Globalization and Democratic Values in Africa: Perspectives in Humanities” Calabar, (2016): Democracy and Human Rights in Nigeria.
  9. Nigeria Philosophical Association Conference Uyo, (2016): Critical Rationalism and the Growth of Scientific Knowledge in Africa.
  10. The Maiden International Conference of Faculties of Arts/Humanities Association of Nigerian Universities on “The Arts/Humanities: Past, Present and Future” Calabar (2018): Politics and Sustainable Development in Nigeria.
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