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Fr. Emmanuel kelechi Iwuagwu

Lecturer I
Philosophy
fremmakele@unical.edu.ng

Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Kelechi Iwuagwu is a Catholic priest of the Catholic Diocese of Okigwe, Imo State, Nigeria. He was ordained to the Catholic priesthood on the 3rd of September, 1993. Fr Emmanuel Iwuagwu was born on the 23rd of September, 1966 at Umuderim Village in Ihitte/Uboma L.G.A, Imo State. He did his primary education at Community Primary School Umuderim, his secondary education at Immaculate Conception Seminary Umuahia, Abia State and St. Peter’s Seminary Okigwe, Imo State. He did his undergraduate studies at Seat of Wisdom Major Seminary Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria and at the Pontifical Urban University Rome, Italy. His postgraduate studies were done at the University of Calabar, Nigeria. In the course of his studies Fr Iwuagwu obtained the following academic qualifications: First School Leaving Certificate (1979), West African School Certificate (1984), Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy (Urban University Rome, 1989), Bachelor of Arts in Theology (Urban University Rome, 1993), Master of Arts degree (M.A) in Philosophy (UNICAL, 2002), Masters Degree in Public Administration (M.P.A), (UNICAL, 2003), Doctorate Degree (Ph.D) in Philosophy (UNICAL, 2007). Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Kelechi Iwuagwu was employed in the University of Calabar on the 13th of May, 2013 as a teaching staff in the Department of Philosophy of the Faculty of Arts. Among the courses he teaches are: Social and Political Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Introduction to Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion and Philosophy & Logic. He is a member of the following Learned Societies: Society for Research and Academic Excellence and Nigerian Philosophical Association. Rev. Fr. Iwuagwu has attended many International Conferences where he presented his research papers. He has also published many works in both local and international journals of high repute as well as some book chapters.

Ochulor, Chinenye Leo, Iheanacho C. Metuonu and Emmanuel K. Iwuagwu. “Aristotelian - Thomistic Theory of Natural Law vis-à-vis Modern Philosophy”. American Journal of Social Issues And Humanities, 4(2), 2014: 112 – 120.


Iwuagwu, Emmanuel Kelechi. “Socio-cultural Globalization and the Death of African Socio-cultural Values and Identity”. European Journal of Scientific Research. 126(3)., 2014: 321 – 330.


Iwuagwu, Emmanuel Kelechi. “A Critique of the Anti-social Elements in Jean-Paul Sartre’s Humanistic Existentialism and its Implications for Inter- personal Relationship”. American Journal of Scientific Research. 105, 2015: 12 – 23.


Iwuagwu, Emmanuel Kelechi. “the Socio-ethical Principle of Subsidiarity: A Philosophical Appraisal of its Relevance in the Contemporary world”. Research on Humanities and Social Sciences. 6(12), 2016: 174 – 183.


Iwuagwu, Emmanuel Kelechi. “The Need for a Contemporary Nigerian Philosophy to be Taught at Every Level of Nigeria’s Educational Programme”. European Scientific Journal.12(26), 2016: 249 – 261.


Iwuagwu, Emmanuel Kelechi. “Martin Heidegger and the Question of Being.” International Journal of Integrative Humanism. 8(1)., 2017: 23 – 44.


Iwuagwu, Emmanuel Kelechi. “The Concept of Citizenship: Its Application and Denial in Contemporary Nigerian Society”. International Journal of Research in Arts and Social Sciences (IJRASS). 8(1), 2015: 170 – 183.


Iwuagwu, Emmanuel Kelechi. “Employing the Principles of Subsidiarity and Participation as Veritable Catalysts for Africa’s Socio-Political and Economic Development.” International Journal of Research in Arts and Social Sciences (IJRASS). 9(1), 2016: 138 – 151.


Iwuagwu, Emmanuel Kelechi. “A Philosophical Appraisal of Miracle in the Light of Its Multiple Claims in the Contemporary Nigerian Society.” Journal of Philosophy, Culture and Religion. 38, 2018: 64 – 72.


Iwuagwu, Emmanuel Kelechi. “An Exposition of Albert Camus’ Philosophy of the Absurd”. Critical Essays on Phenomenology and Existentialism. G. O. Ozumba, M. Uka and T.E. Ogar (Editors). Calabar: Jochrisam Publishers, 2010, 214 – 243. ISBN: 973- 331- 621- 2.


Iwuagwu, Emmanuel Kelechi. “Bernard Bosanquet”. A Critical History of Philosophy (Vol. 2) Modern Philosophy. A. F. Uduigwomen, M. E. Ukah and E. C. Uduma (Editors). Calabar: Ultimate Index Book Publishers. 2016, 465 – 487. ISBN: 978-8073-03-4.


Iwuagwu, Emmanuel Kelechi. “James Mill”. A Critical History of Philosophy (Vol. 2) Modern Philosophy. A. F. Uduigwomen, M. E. Ukah and E. C. Uduma (Editors). Calabar: Ultimate Index Book Publishers. 2016, 626 - 645. ISBN: 978-8073-03-4.

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FAHANU UNICAL 2018 International Conference.
“The Arts/Humanities: Past, Present and Future.” “Privatization of Conscience Vis-à-vis Objective Moral Norms.”
Start: Tuesday 10th April, 2018
End: Friday 13th April, 2018
8th International Conference of Society for Research and Academic Excellence Theme: “Repositioning Research in Arts and Sciences.”
“A Philosophical Appraisal of Miracles in the Light of its Multiple Claims In the Contemporary Nigerian Society.”
Start: Monday 5th February, 2018
End: Thursday 8th February, 2018
Paper presented: “The Need for a Contemporary Nigerian Philosophy to be Taught at Every Level of Nigeria’s Educational Program”.
The Premier Edition of Faculty of Arts International Conference University of Calabar. Theme: “Globalization and Democratic Values in Africa: Perspectives in the Humanities” 12th – 15th April, 2016.
Start: Tuesday 12th April, 2016
End: Friday 15th April, 2016
Paper presented: “Employing the Principles of Subsidiarity and Participation as Veritable Catalysts for Africa’s Socio-political and Economic Development”.
4th International Conference of Society for Research and Academic Excellence (UNN). Theme: “Repositioning Research in Arts and Social Sciences”. 8th – 11th February, 2016
Start: Monday 8th February, 2016
End: Thursday 11th February, 2016
Paper presented: “The Concept of Citizenship: Its Application and Denial in the Contemporary Nigerian Society.”
2nd International Conference of Society for Research and Academic Excellence (UNN). Theme: “Repositioning Research in Arts and Social Sciences”. 16th – 18th February, 2015
Start: Monday 16th February, 2015
End: Wednesday 18th February, 2015
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