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Dr. Joseph Nkang Ogar

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Joseph Nkang Ogar was employed on the 1st of September, 2008 as Lecturer II in the Department of Philosophy, University of Calabar. At his entering appointment, I had B.A Hons in Philosophy 1997, Master of Arts Degree in Philosophy in 2002 and Doctor of Philosophy of Law in the year 2006. Dr. Joseph N. Ogar taught many courses at the undergraduate levels from 2008-2011 before being promoted to Lecturer I and consequent upon this promotion, he was admitted into the Post graduate Lecturers of the Department and has since been teaching ethnics, Epistemology, introduction to Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, Bioethics, at both under graduate and post graduate levels. Dr. Joseph Ogar is a peer reviewer to many International Journals, also he is the production editor of the LEAJON: An Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies. Dr. Ogar has beside many undergraduate students who passed through his supervision, successfully supervised 3 Masters and 4 Ph.D students. Besides, Dr. Ogar attended 2 Local Conferences and 4 International Conferences. He also has over 50 research works published in both local and international journals of high repute. Dr. Joseph Nkang Ogar is a member of Philosophical Association of Nigeria. He is very prolific and keenly following his research interest in Bioethics, Ethics, Professional Ethics and Philosophy of Law. He was promoted to the position of a Senior Lecturer in 2014. Currently, he has applied for the rank of Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy.

Ogar, J. N. and Bassey Samuel Akpan. “Historical Perspective on Social Justice”. OmniScience: A Multi-disciplinary Journal. Vol. 6, Issue 3, 2016 pp.1-8.

Ogar, J. N., Esowe, Dimgba Dimgba, and Asukwo, Offiong Okon. “ Appraising Some Eastern Nigeria Cultural Practices on the Basis of the Moral Foundation of the Christian Faith”. International Journal of Innovative Research and Development Vol. 5, Issue 6, May, 2016. Pp 83 – 90.

Asira E. A., Ogar, J. N. and Abakedi Dominic "A Philosophical Scan on the Consequences of Environmental Degradation in Nigeria" The LEAJON. Vol. 2, No.1, August, 2010, Calabar, pp. 92-98.

Ogar, J. N., and Agba, A. M "Suicide: Its Moral, Legal and Sociological Analyses". Researchers World Vol. 2, Issue I, Jan. 2011, pp 94-102 http//

Ogar, J. N. and Ikegbu, E. A. " Science and Technology: A moral Overview". The International RESEARCHER Vol. 1 No.3, February, 2009, pp. 111-118

Ogar, J. N. " Society, Ideology and Development in Nigeria" AFRICAN PENTECOST: Journal of Theology, Psychology and social works. Vol. 2, No.1 September, 2008 pp 214-222

Ogar, J. N. and Asira E. A. "Ethics and the Reordering of Nigerian Polity"AFRICAN PENTECOST: Journal of Theology, Psychology and Social Work. Vol. 3, No.2, Sept., 2010, Calabar, pp. 64-70.

lkegbu, E. A., Ogar, J. N. and Inyang J. O. "Nigeria's Ethnic Diversity and its Proneness to Conflict and Violence". NDUNODE: Calabar Journal of the Humanities. Vol. 8, No.1, Jan. 2009, Calabar, pp. 169-182.

Ogar, J. N. and Etta, E. E. "The Paradigm Role of Conscience m Moral Evaluation"ICHEKE: Journal of the Faculty of Humanities. Vol. 10, No.1, March, 2012, Port Hacourt, pp 38-48.

Asira E. A., Ogar, J. N. and Ellah, S. M. "The Anatomy of Conflict and its Resolution in Nigeria: the 21st Century Experience" The LEAJON. Vol. 2, No.1, August, 2010, Calabar, pp. 26-41.

Ogar, J. N. " A Revisitation of the question of Truth" SOPHIA: An African Journal of Philosophy and Public Affairs. Vol. 10, No.2 April 2008, pp. 98-102.

Ogar J. N., "The Problem of Realism in Relations to Theoretical Entities" SOPHIA: An African, Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 6, No.2, April 2004, pp 98-110

Ogar, J. N. and Asira, E. A "The Aesthetics of Nigeria Technology". The LEAJON:An Academic Journal of interdisciplinary Studies Vol. 1, No 1. Dec, 2009. Pp. 49-54.

Ogar, J. N. and Ikegbu, E. A. "The Synergy of Philosophy, Leadership and good governance", The LEAJON: Vol. 1 No 1 2009, Calabar, pp. 97 - 103

Ogar, J. N. and Asira, E. A "Suicide: A Contemporary Issue and its Moral challenge". The LEAJON: An Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies Vol. 1, No 2. Feb, 2010. Pp. 84-90.

Ogar, J. N. and Okpo Odumayak "Moral Education, a Prerequisite for Nigerian Development in the 21st Century". The LEAJON. Vol. 2, No.2, Feb., 2011, Calabar, pp. 137-144

Ogar, J. N., Anyim, Nwachukwu M., and Ogar, Tom E. “A Critique of Ethical Intuitionism as the Foundation of knowledge.” NETJOURNALS: African Educational Research Journal Vol. 4 (1), PP. 8-12, Feb. 2016.

Ogar, J. N., Idagu, Ushie Abel and Asira, Asira Enya; “The Limits of A. J. Ayer’s Verification Principle as the method in Modern Science: European Journal of Research and Reflection in Arts and Humanities ( EJRRAH) Vol. 4 No. 1, 2016 pp. 69-75.

Ogar, J. N., Ogar, Tom E., and Anyim, Nwachukwu M., “Selected Issues in Biomedical Ethics and its Social Implications: African Consideration”. International Journal of Research in Humanities and Social Studies (IJRSS). Volume 3, Issue 2 February, 2016 pp. 5-12.

Ogar, J. N., Asira, E. Asira, and Enyimba. “ NAFDAC and Healthcare in Nigeria: A Philosophical Probe”. World Journal of Public Health, Water and Food. Vol. 1, No. 1, March, 2015 PP1-12.

Ogar, J. N., Ogar, Tom E., “ A Critique of Euthanasia in Biomedical Ethics: African Perspective.” Savant Journal of Social Science and Humanities Vol. 1 (1) PP. 001 – 006 December, 2015.

Ogar, J. N., Abel Ushie, and Bassey Samuel Akpan. ‘Capital Punishment and Crime Control in Nigeria: An Ethical View’ International Journal of Modern Research and Reviews. Volume 5, Issue 2, 1505-1508, February, 2017.

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Paper Presented: ‘’ The quest and use of money in the Global World. A Philosophical Excogitation’’.
Premier Edition of Faculty of Arts International Conference University of Calabar. Theme: Globalization and Democratic Issues in Africa: Perspectives in the Humanities 15th April, 2016.
Start: Friday 15th April, 2016
End: Friday 15th April, 2016
Paper Presented: ‘’ Personal Identity and the Problems of personhood’’. : ‘’ Common Sense Proof of Common Humanity in the Face of Man’s inhumanity to Man’’.
Paper Presented National Biennal Conference of the Nigerian Philosophical Association on the Theme: Personhood and Personal Identity, University of Calabar, 9th – 10th October 2008
Start: Thursday 9th October, 2008
End: Friday 10th October, 2008
Paper Presented: A philosophical Consideration of Democratic leadership in Nigeria: loss of Na
International Conference on the Theme: Nationalism and Economic Justice in Nigeria, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, 7th – 10th May, 2013.
Start: Tuesday 7th May, 2013
End: Friday 10th May, 2013
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