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Prof. Asira Enya Asira


I, Asira, Enya Asira joined the service of University of Calabar in 1998 as Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy. I grew in the service and was promoted to the rank of a professor in October 1, 2015. My areas of interest include: Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Medicine, Medical Ethics, Professional Ethics, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Peace and Conflict Resolution, etc.

Asira,E.A.“An Appraisal of Human Nature of Concealment as a curse to Society”. American Journal of social issues and humanities, (America) 2.2,March 2012,78-81. Index:Google Scholar.Abstracted:http//

Asira,E.A.“Fallacies” in I.I.Asouzu(ed) Philosophy an Logic Today.Calabar: vision connections,(2002),366-375.,ISBN:978-007-121-0

Asira,E.A.“Medieval Philosophy” in Princewill Alozie (ed) Logic, Philosophy and Introduction to computer Sconce.VELCROP Pub.Calabar,(2000),182-2011.ISBN:978-2316-420-3

Asira,E.A.“Modern Philosophy”in Rudiment of Philosophy and Logic. Asira, E. al.,(ed) Calabar:Jochrisam,(2012),108-114, ISBN:978-31989-22

Asira,E.A.“Nigerian Traditional Religion of Tolerance” in SOPHIA,7.1(September 2004),71-76.

Asira,E.A.“Rules of Inference” Rudiment of Philosophy and Logic.Asira, al.,(ed) Calabar:Jochrisam, (2012), 164-170.ISBN:978-31989-22

Asira,E.A.“Padmore’s Pan-Africanism” in Times and Thoughts of African Political Thinkers. Ozumba et al.,(ed),Uyo:EI-Johns,(2014),76-86 ISBN:978-2275-018.

Asira,E.A.“Test of Validity” Rudiment of Philosophy and Logic. Asira al.,(ed) Calabar:Jochrisam,(2012),188-195. ISBN: 978-31989-22

.Asira,E.A.“The Concept of the good as the basis for Assessing Democracy Governance in Nigeria’s in African Pentecost,2.1(September 2008),188-194.

Asira,E.A.“The Imperative of love and the making of morally sound Nigerian Society” in SANKOFA: Journal of the Humanities (Ghana),2.2(June 2004),121-143.

Asira E.A.“Gender Equality Mainstreaming in Cross River State:A Sector-wide Approach” in African Journal of Religion,Culture and Society,2.1, (June,2008),164-171.

Asira,E.A.“A Philosophical Reflection on Rene Descartes’ Cogito Ergo” In CAJOLIS:Calabar Journal of Liberal studies:An inter-disciplinary journal,6.1,(July,2003),97-107

Asira,E.A.“The Nostalgia for natural law and nausea of civil law in 21st century in CAJOLIS Journal 7.2,(December, 2004),59-71.

Asira,E.A.“The Origin of Philosophy” in Ekanem and Ogar(ed) A Systematic Approach to Philosophy and Logic,Calabar Unical Press,(2008),19-27. ISBN:978-006-075-1

Asira,E.A.“The Paradox of Religiosity in Nigeria: A Threat to National Unity” in SOPHIA, 6.1, (September 2003),98-107.

Asira,E.A.“The Rationality of Science under question” in SOPHIA: An African Journal of Philosophy,5.1,(September 2002),61-74.

Asira,E.A.“What is African Philosophy?” in I.I Asouzu(ed)philosophy and Logic Today, Calabar: Vision Connections,(2002),196-208.ISBN:978-007-121-0

Asira,Enya Asira.and Jonathan Chimakonam Okeke “Genetic Engineering and the False Claim to Feed the World” in Journal of Biology Agriculture and healthcare (United Kingdom)2.8, (2012) 40-44.Index: Copernicus, Google Scholar,BASE,Journal

Asira, Enya Asira and Jonathan Chimakonam “Science and Ethics: An Assessment of Some Genetic Therapies” In International Journal of Applied Science and Technology. (United State of America)3.1,2013 pp. 92 -100. Abstracted: Index: Google Scholar.

Asira,E.A.“Factors of knowledge Termination” International Organization of Scientific research: Journal of Humanities and Social Science.(Bangladesh)13.5,(2013),30-32. Google Scholar,Scientific Commons,Index Copernicus, Sensei, UIrichs web. http// OR

Asira,E.A.Good Governance and Sustainable Democracy in Nigeria. Calabar: Jochrisam,(2010), 204.p ISBN:978-3267-87.

Asira E.A.“History of Science in the Arab world” in Princewill Alozie (ed):History and Philosophy of Science.Lagos: EL-Sapphire,(2006),162-170. ISBN:978-37913-4-6

Asira E.A.“The Consequences of unfulfilled needs of children:A philosophic-religious perspective” in NDUNODE,5.1,(January 2004),174-182.

Asira,E.A.,“The Relevance of Civil Disobedience to the Survival of Democracy in Nigeria” in African Journal of Religion,Culture and Society, 1.1(August,2005),117-120.

Asira,E.A.“Nature of Epistemology: Asira, Ogar and Adekunle(eds)Topics in Contemporary Epistemology.Jochrisam, Calabar,(2012),192-197. ISBN:978-342745-22

.AsiraE .A and Peter Bisong.“Xenotranplatation Procedure and Its Potential Effect on Man, advances” IN Social Sciences Research Journal (United Kingdom)2.1(2015)Pp.202-210.Abstracted: Scholar.

Asira E.A.and Joseph Ogar “Introduction to Bio-Chemical Ethics and Values” in Ozumba and Ojong (eds) The Mirror f Philosophy:EI-Johns, Uyo, (2014)171-195.ISBN:978-2275-24-7

Asira E.A.and Joseph Ogar Jonathan Okeke (Eds) Reading in History and Philosophy of Science, Technology and Ethics.Calabar:Jochrisam, (2012¬),489p ISBN:978-0062-121.

Asira,E.A and Chris Udofia “Democracy in Nigeria: Success or Failure” In THE LEAJON,1.2,(February 2010),1-9.

Asira,E.A and Udofia,Chris A.Truth:“The Paradox of Believable Lie and Unbelievable truth”.Journal of Research on Humanities and social sciences, (United Kingdom) 2.8,2012 124-126 Index: Copernicus,Google scholar,BASE,Journal TOCS

Asira,E.A.and Adekunle Ibrahim “Epistemology and Metaphysics:Two Sides of a Coin.Asira et al.,(ed)Topics in Contemporary Epistemology.Jochrisam,Calabar (2012),79-93.ISBN:978-342745-22.

Asira,E.A.and Edet Francis “Religious Appraisal of the human concept in world religion” in American Journal of social issues and Humanities (America),2.2,(March 2012),65-72. Abstracted: http// Scholar.

Asira,E.A.and Jonathan Okeke “Trends of Assisted Reproductive Technologies (CART)” Asira, al,(ed)Introduction to philosophy of Medicine: Calabar:Jochrisam,2011,150-173. ISBN: 978-014-479-5

Asira,E.A.and Joseph Ogar(Eds)Introduction to Philosophy of Medicine. Calabar:Jochrisam, (2011),373p.ISBN:978-014-479-5

Asira,E.A.and Joseph Ogar “Professional Ethics”. In Ozumba and Ojong (eds).The Mirror of Philosophy. EI-Johns,Uyo,(2014),205-209.ISBN: 978-2275-24-7.

Asira,E.A.and Ogar J.N.“Ethics and the re-ordering of Nigerian Polity’in African Pentecost, 3.2, (2009),64-70.

Asira,E.A.and Udofia Chris A.“The Phenomenology of Edmund Husseri:A Critical Insight” in Ozumba et al.,(ed) Critical Essay on Phenomenology an Existentialism. Calabar:Jochrisam,(2010),16-29. ISBN:978-331-621-2

Asira,E.A.Joseph Ogar and Ellah S.Mode “The Anatomy of Conflict and its Revolution: The 21st century experience’,in THE LEAJON 2.1 (August 2010),26-41

Asira,E.A.Joseph Ogar and Ibrahim Adekunle(Eds) Topics in Contemporary Epistemology. Calabar: Jochrisam,(2012),208p.ISBN:978-342745-22

Asira,E.Asira and Odumayak Okpo “The price of Truth:Corruption and Norms of Journalism” in Nigeria.Journal of New Media and Mass Communication.(United Kingdom) 12.0,(2013),13-21. Abstracted: Index: Copernicus,Open Access,BASE,Journal TOCS,UIrchs Web.

Asira,E.Asira and peter B.Bisong “being-in-control and Sustainable Development” in Journal of Humanities and social Science.(Ghana) 5.4(2015), 1-10

Asira,E.Asira Joseph Ogar and Peter B.Bisong “Common Sense Proof of Common Humanity in the face of Man’s Inhumanity to Man’s in Contemporary Journal of Arts and Science.(Netherland)1.2,(2015).199-204.Abstracted: Scholar.

Asira,E.Asira,and Jonathan Okeke “What is Medicine: Towards a Philosophical Approach” Asira,E.A.etal.,(ed) Introduction to Philosophy of Medicine: Calabar: Jochrisam,2011,20-27.ISBN:978-014-479-5

Bisong Peter Bisong, Asira, Enya Asira Okolie Charles Nkem Joseph Essien Paul “An Ethics of Sustainable Environment in the Light of Asouzu’s Ibuayidanda Philosophy” in International Journal of humanities and Social science.(Ghana) 3.11,(2015).44-58

Ekanem S.A and Asira,E A.“Religion and Medicine in 2st century Nigeria” in SOPHIA,9.1,(September 2006),56-61.

Etta E.E.and Asira,E.A.“History of Science: The 20th Century Scientific revolution” Asira et al., (ed) Readings in History and Philosophy of Science Technology and Ethics.Jochrisam, Calabar,(2012) 192-208.ISBN:978-0062-121.

Etta Emmanuel E.Etta Asira, E.A.and Offiong O.Asukwo “An inquiry into the place of culture in Philosophy”.In American Journal of Social Issue and Humanities, (America),1.2 November,201,158-173.Abstracted: http// Scholar.

Joseph N.Ogar and Asira E.A.“The Aesthetics of Nigeria technology” in THE LEAJON,1.1(December 2009),49-54.

Joseph Ogar and Asira,E.A.(Eds) Rudiment of Philosophy and Logic. Calabar; Jochrisam,2012-233p.ISBN:978-31989-22

Ogar J.N.and Asira,E.A.:Science and Technology: A Moral View in African Journal of Religion Culture and Society 2.2(June,2010),127-134.Abstracted:

Ogar Joseph and Asira E.A.“Laws of Nature” Asira et al., (ed) readings in History and Philosophy of Science, Technology and Ethics.Jochrisam, Calabar, 2012, 65-74. ISBN: 978-0062-121.

Ogar Joseph and Asira,E.A.Suicide: A Contemporary Issues and its moral Challenge” in THE LEAJON.1.2,February, (2010).84-90. Abstracted:

Ojong K,Ayiba,Asira,E.Asira.Odumayak Okpo “Idealism, Education and Development:The Nigerian experience” in Annals of Modern Education(Japan),2.2 (December, 2009), 216-223

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Quality teaching for Quality Learning in higher Education.
A workshop in LTLE, 12th -13th, 2013, University of Calabar.
Start: Saturday 12th October, 2013
End: Sunday 13th October, 2013
Its values and processes at Calabar awareness and democratic leadership.
A workshop on democracy:organized by Development action programme (DAP) and sponsored by the office of Traditional initiatives(OTI,USAD from 7th – 10th march,2000 for Liaison teachers).
Start: Tuesday 7th March, 2000
End: Friday 10th March, 2000
Presented a paper, fifth International Society of Business, Economic and Ethics (ISBEE) world congress 2012.
Held July 11-14 2012, Kpzminiki University, Marsaw: Poland paper presented “The price of Truth: Corruption and norms of journalism in Nigeria”.
Start: Wednesday 11th July, 2012
End: Saturday 14th July, 2012
“Conflict Resolution and Good Governance".
A workshop sponsored by the office of traditional initiatives, USAID and the Government of Cross River State. September 1st -3rd, 2000 organized for Traditional Rulers.
Start: Friday 1st September, 2000
End: Sunday 3rd September, 2000
Gender and democratic leadership’s for peer educators.
Facilitator/speaker,workshop on the 16-19 May, 2000, Cross River State Library.
Start: Tuesday 16th May, 2000
End: Friday 19th May, 2000
Presented a paper entitled “An Ethics of Sustainable Environment in the Light of Asouzu’s Ibuanyidanda Philosophy”.
Held at the international conference organized by Cambridge Research and Publications international held at University of IIorin, 12th -13th March, 2015.
Start: Thursday 12th March, 2015
End: Friday 13th March, 2015
Its values and processes, for in-school youth of six secondary schools in Calabar.
A workshop on “Democracy: organized by Development action pogramme (DP) and sponsored by USAID (OTI) from May 9-20,2000.
Start: Tuesday 9th May, 2000
End: Saturday 20th May, 2000
Presented a paper on “Western and African Conception of cause and effect: impact on scientific development”.
Organized by society for research and Academic Excellence, 16th -19th Feb, 2015. University of Nsukka.
Start: Monday 16th February, 2015
End: Thursday 19th February, 2015
Presented a paper entitled “Peace and Conflict Resolution: The Christian Perspective” at researchers international network international conference.
Held on the Oct.13th – 16th, 2015 at College of Education Conference Center, University of Cape Const, Ghana.
Start: Tuesday 13th October, 2015
End: Friday 16th October, 2015
Presented a paper entitled “Common Sense Proof of Common Humanity in the face of man’s inhumanity to man”.
Held at the first international conference of researchers, international network, Oct 13th, 2014 University of Calabar.
Start: Monday 13th October, 2014
End: Monday 13th October, 2014
Presented a paper entitled “Being-in-control and sustainable development” at the National Academic Conference.
Organized by Hummingbird Publications and Research International 21st May, 2015 University of Abuja.
Start: Thursday 21st May, 2015
End: Thursday 21st May, 2015
Presented a paper entitled “Preventing violence in Nigeria’s 2015 elections.
Organized by institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution, Abuja, Held on 16th – 17th March, 2015, at Akwa Ibom State.
Start: Monday 16th March, 2015
End: Tuesday 17th March, 2015
Presented a paper entitled, “African Philosophy and the Challenge of Ethnocentric commitment” .
20th Annual Conference 2014, University of Forth have, East London, South Africa,30th -31st, May, 2014.
Start: Friday 30th May, 2014
End: Saturday 31st May, 2014
National Youth Symposium on Crime Prevention.
National Youth Symposium on Crime Prevention, 20th -21st March, 2013, Abuja.
Start: Wednesday 20th March, 2013
End: Thursday 21st March, 2013
Annual Conference of National Association of African Traditional Religion.
Held at Benue State University, Markurdi, 29th November – 2nd December, 1994.
Start: Tuesday 29th November, 1994
End: Friday 2nd December, 1994
Annual conference of National Association of African Traditional Religion.
Held at Benue State University, Markurdi, 27th -30th November, 1995.
Start: Monday 27th November, 1995
End: Thursday 30th November, 1995
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