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Dr. Uti Ojah Egbai

Senior Lecturer
Philosophy
drutiegbai@unical.edu.ng

Dr. Uti Ojah Egbai holds a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy of the University of Calabar in 2000. He bagged an M.A and Ph.D degrees in Philosophy of Science in 2005 and 2008 respectively. He started his academic career as an Assistant Lecturer with the Department of Philosophy University of Port Harcourt in 2008. He transferred his service to the University of Calabar in 2010. Dr. Egbai is a member of the Philosophical Association of Nigeria (ANA) and Society for Academic Excellence since 2009 and 2012 respectively. He is the current Director, Centre for General Studies and Communication Skills, University of Calabar, a position he assumed since 2015. He has published twenty two papers in both Local and International Journals. He has attended and presented papers in local and international conferences. He is an editor of two books and a co-author of one. He has served in various committees and task forces in University of Port Harcourt and the University of Calabar. Dr. Egbai has supervised to completion two Masters Thesis and Co-supervised two Doctoral candidates with one as a first supervisor. He is currently a Senior Lecturer and teaches Philosophy of Science to both Undergraduate and Postgraduate students. Dr. Egbai is married to Lucy and is blessed with four children.

Egbai, Uti O.: Complementary Rationalism as a Mediation between Rational Explanation and Supernaturalism. African Pentecost Journal of Theology, psychology and Social Work, 1.2, 2008: 86-92.


Egbai, Uti O.: A Critique of the Legal System as the Ideal type of Law. Integrative Humanism Journal, 2.1, 2012: 64-75.


Egbai, Uti Ojah and Abel Ushie: The Brain-drain Phenomenon, Perils and Prospects. Contemporary Journal of Arts and Science, 1.2, 2015: 167-173.


Egbai, Uti O.: An Examination of the Nature of the Moral Subject in Immanuel Kant. Integrative Humanism Journal, 1.1, 2011: 81-89.


Egbai, Uti O.: A Comparative Study of Modern Physics and African Science.  Journal of Complementary Reflection Studies, 3.1, 2013: 46-59.


Chimakonam Jonathan O. and Egbai Uti Ojah: The Value of Conversational Thinking in Building a Decent World: The Perspective of Post-colonial Sub-Saharan African. Journal of the International Society for Universal Dialogue, 26.4, 2016: 105-117.


Akpan Chris O. and Egbai Uti Ojah: A Critical Examination of the Moral Intrigues in Collaborative Research in the Humanities. American Journal of Social Issues and Humanities, 5.2, 2015: 437- 443.


Egbai, Uti Ojah: Schrodinger and Indeterminancy in Quantum Physics. Contemporary Journal of Arts and Science, 6.4, 2017: 555-563.


Egbai, Uti Ojah: Egyptian-Greek Mathematics and the Deductive System. Contemporary Journal of Arts and Science,  6.4,  2017: 564-575.


Egbai, Uti Ojah: Hempel’s Covering Law Theory and Thermodynamics. Contemporary Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 6.5, 2016: 216-220.


Egbai, Uti Ojah: Questioning the Group-Based Approach to Social Equality in the Post-Apartheid South Africa. Filosofia Theoretica Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religions, 6.2, 2017: 59-84.


Egbai, Uti Ojah: Why African Philosophers should build systems: An Exercise in conversational thinking. Filosofia Theoretica Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religions, 7.1, 2018: 34-52.


Egbai, Uti O.: Is Quantum Mechanics a Complete Theory? A Philosophical Defence of Einstein’s Position. African Journal of Philosophy, 8.2, 2006: 14-19.


Egbai, Uti O.: The Emergence of Subjectivism in Physics and the Possible Implication. Sophia: An African Journal of Philosophy and Public Affairs, 10.1, 2007: 104-106.


Egbai, Uti O.: A Critical Appraisal of the Most Suitable Philosophy of Education for Nigeria.  African Journal of Religion, Culture and Society, 2.1, 2008: 97-106.


Egbai, Uti O.: On the Rationality of the Indubitability of Cartesian Mathematical Propositions. International Journal of Research in Arts and Social Sciences (IJRASS), 8.1, 2015: 300-306.


Akpan, Chris O. and Egbai, Uti O.: Communicative Reflection on Plato’s Transcendental Forms, As Matrix for Epistemic Consciousness. Akungba Journal of Applied Philosophy, 1.1 2017: 200-220.


Egbai, Uti O.: An Excavation of Political and Economic though in Gandhi’s Philosophy. The International Research, A Multi-Disciplinary Journal of  the Graduate School, University of Calabar,1.2, 2008: 241-244.


Egbai, Uti O.: Psychoanalysis and Science. African Journal of Religion, Culture and Society, 1.2, 2007: 39-41.


Egbai, Uti O. & Doreen, Green N.: The Physician Oath, Impediments and Prospects. African Journal of Culture, Philosophy and Society, 3.1, 2013: 46-59.


Edor, Edor J. and Egbai, Uti O.: Superstition: An Impediment to Development. Sapientia Journal of Philosophy, 5.1, 2015: 43-51.

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Conference on Perspective in Religion, Terrorism and Development
Researchers International Network International Conference on “Perspective in Religion, Terrorism and Development” held in the University of Calabar. Paper presented:“The Brain Drain Phenomenon: Perils and Prospects”.
Start: Monday 13th October, 2014
End: Thursday 16th October, 2014
The Nigerian Philosophical Association 2008 Biennial General Meeting and Conference.
The Nigerian Philosophical Association 2008 Biennial General Meeting and Conference, University of Calabar.
Start: Thursday 9th October, 2008
End: Friday 10th October, 2008
The International Society for Universal Dialogue XI World Congress on “Values
The International Society for Universal Dialogue XI World Congress on “Values
Start: Monday 11th July, 2016
End: Friday 15th July, 2016
Inter-disciplinary Studies on “Africa: Our untold Stories
Pan-African Conference on Inter-disciplinary Studies on “Africa: Our untold Stories” held in Onitsha. Paper presented: “The Place of Science and Technology in Africa’s Developmental Drive”.
Start: Wednesday 20th September, 2017
End: Saturday 23rd September, 2017
Globalization and Democratic Values in Africa
1st Faculty of Arts International Conference on “Globalization and Democratic Values in Africa: Perspectives in Humanities” held in Calabar.
Start: Wednesday 13th April, 2016
End: Wednesday 13th April, 2016
Professional Values and Empowerment for Academic Staff
Workshop on “Professional Values and Empowerment for Academic Staff” held in University of Calabar Centre for Teaching and Learning Excellence.
Start: Wednesday 15th August, 2012
End: Thursday 16th August, 2012
Repositioning Research in Arts and Social Sciences
Society for Research and Academic Excellence Conference on “Repositioning Research in Arts and Social Sciences” held in University of Nigeria Nsukka. Paper presented: “On the Rationality of the Indubitability of Cartesian Mathematical Truths”
Start: Monday 16th February, 2015
End: Thursday 19th February, 2015
The Arts/Humanities: Past, Present and Future
Faculty of Arts International Conference, University of Calabar 2018 on "The Arts/Humanities; Past, Present and Future" held in Calabar." Paper Presented: "The Right to Life: Its Implications in View of Fulani Herdsmen Blood-Letting in Contemporary Nigeria".
Start: Monday 9th April, 2018
End: Friday 13th April, 2018
Society for Research and Academic Excellence 8th International Conference
Society for Research and Academic Excellence 8th International Conference held in University of Nigeria, Nsukka . Paper presented: “The Rational and Non-rational Dimensions of Modern Science”.
Start: Monday 5th February, 2018
End: Thursday 8th February, 2018
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