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Name

Prof. Asira Enya Asira

Department

Philosophy

Designation

Professor

Email

[email protected]


About Prof. Asira Enya Asira

Professor Asira, Enya Asira joined the services of the University of Calabar in 1998 as Assistant Lecturer and has grown through the ranks. He was promoted to the rank of Professor in 2015. His educational qualificationswere obtained from University of Calabar, Calabar in Nigeria. The degrees are B.A. Philosophy obtained 1987, M.A. Philosophy obtained in 1994 and Ph.D. Philosophy obtained in 2003. He served in the Cross River State Secondary School Board before joining the University system. He has been teaching, mentoring and consequently, contributed to the graduation of many students within the University. Prof. Asira is presently a part-time lecturer in the Cross River State University of technology, Author Javis University and a visiting Professor to the Federal University Wukari, Taraba State. He has successfully supervised and co-supervised over ten graduate students’ theses. Prof. Asira has published over fifty scholarly articles in both local and international peer reviewed journal. He has also authored many books and book chapters. Prof. has served the University in other capacities including Coordinator, Post Graduate Programmes in the Department of Philosophy, University of Calabar, Nigeria.He has enjoyed some grants and fellowships from TETFund and University of Calabar. Prof. Asira has been a regular participants at many local and international conferences where he presented papers. He has served many journals as a reviewer and is presently the Editor-in-Chief of the Leajon journal. Prof. Asira has carried out many research projects in major areas of philosophy in collaboration with other lecturers and some researchers in and outside University. He is a member of many professional associations including Nigeria Philosophy Association, Research Association International, and many others. He is married with children.


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Asira Enya A. “Gender Mainstreaming and the 21st Century Motherhood”. In: Bisong, Peter B., and Oko, Jerome (eds), Essays on Feminism. Ezo Media Limited, Calabar, (2018): 65-74.
Ojong, Kyrian, Asira, Enya A., and Ibanga, Diana-Abasi. “John Rawls’ Concept of Justice as Fairness. Sapientia, 4 (2017): 1-11.
Asira, Enya A., and Bisong, Peter B. “Western and African Conception of Cause and Effect: Impact on Scientific Development”. International Journal of Research in Arts and Social Sciences. 8.1 (2017): 24-29.
Ogar Joseph N., Ushie, Abel, and Asira, Enya A. “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, 1, (2016): 69-79.
Oshita, Oshita, Asira, Enya A., and Bubu, Ncha G. “Thoughts on Existentialism, Social Solidarity and Conflict Management in Nigeria. In: Oyeshile, Olatunji A., and Offor, Francis (eds), Ethics, Governance and Social Order in Africa. Zenith Bookhouse, Ibadan, (2016): 273-283.
Asira, Enya A. “Infrastructure for Peace in the South-South: Strengthening Peace Management Organizations in Cross River State”. In: Aliyu Ahmed-Hameed (ed), Strengthening the Infrastructure for Peace in Nigeria: Report of stakeholders’ Consultations on the Infrastructure for Peace programme. Eighty Twenty Company, Abuja, (2016): 55-61.
Asira, Enya A. "Nature of Epistemology” In: Asira, Enya A., Ogar Joseph N., and Adekunle Ibrahim, (eds), Topics in Contemporary Epistemology. Jochrisam, Calabar, 2016: 192-197.
Asira, Enya A., and Adekunle, Ibrahim. “Epistemology and Metaphysics: Two Sides of a Coin”. In: Asira, Enya A., and Ogar, Joseph N. (eds), Topics in Contemporary Epistemology. Jochrisam, Calabar, 2016: 79-93.
Bisong, Peter B., Asira, Enya A., Nkem, Okolie C., and Paul, Joseph E. “An Ethics of Sustainable Environment in the Light of Asouzu's Ibuayidanda Philosophy”. International Journal of humanities and Social Science, 11 (2015): 44-58.
Asira Enya A., and Bisong, Peter B. “Xenotranplatation Procedure and Its Potential Effect on Man.” Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal l (2015): 202-210.
Asira, E. A., Ogar, J. & Bisong, Peter B. “Common Sense Proof of Common Humanity in the face of Man's Inhumanity to Man's”. Contemporary Journal of Arts and Science. 1.2 (2015): 199-204.
Asira, Enya A. “Padmore's Pan-Africanism in Times and Thoughts of African Political Thinkers. In: Ozumba, Geoffrey O., and John, Elijah (eds),, Uyo: El-Johns, (2014): 76-86.
Asira, Enya A., and Ogar, Joseph N., “Introduction to Bio-Chemical Ethics and Values”. In: Ozumba, Geoffrey O., and Ojong, Kirian A. (eds), The Mirror of Philosophy: El-Johns, Uyo, (2014): 171-195.
Asira, Enya A., and Ogar, Joseph N., “Professional Ethics”. In: Ozumba, Geoffrey O., and Ojong, Kirian A. (eds), The Mirror of Philosophy. El-Johns, Uyo, (2014): 205-209.
Asira, Enya A., and Chimakonam J. “Science and Ethics: An Assessment of Some Genetic Therapies”. International Journal of Applied Science and Technology, (2013): 92 -100.
Asira, Enya A., and Okpo, Odumayak. “The price of Truth: Corruption and Norms of Journalism in Nigeria”. Journal of New Media and Mass Communication. 12 (2013): 13-21.
Asira, Enya A. “Factors of knowledge Termination International Organization of Scientific research”. Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 135 (2013): 30-32.
Asira, Enya. A., and Edet, Francis. “Religious Appraisal of the human concept in world religion”. American Journal of social issues and Humanities 2 (2012): 65-72.
Asira, Enya A., and Okeke, Jonathan C. “Genetic Engineering and the False Claim to Feed the World” Journal of Biology Agriculture and healthcare 8 (2012): 40-44.
Asira, Enya A. “An Appraisal of human nature of concealment as a curse to society”. American Journal of social issues and humanities 2 (2012): 78-81.
Asira, Enya A., Ogar, Joseph N., and Okeke, Jonathan (Eds), Readings in History and Philosophy of Science, Technology and Ethics. Calabar: Jochrisam, (2012): 489
Etta, Emmanuel E., and Asira, Enya A. "History of Science: The 20th Century Scientific revolution. In: Asira, Enya A., and Ogar, Joseph N. (eds), Readings in History and Philosophy of Science, Technology and Ethics. Jochrisam, Calabar, (2012): 192-208.
Asira, Enya A. “Modern Philosophy” In: Asira Enya A., and Ogar, Joseph N., (eds), Rudiment of Philosophy and Logic. Calabar: Jochrisam, (2012): 108-114.
Ogar, Joseph N., and Asira, Enya A. “History and Philosophy of Science”. In: Asira, Enya A., and Ogar, Joseph N. (eds), Readings in History and philosophy of Science, Technology an Ethics. Jochrisam, Calabar, (2012): 52-64.
Ogar, Joseph, and Asira, Enya A. “Rudiment of Philosophy and Logic”. Calabar: Jochrisam, (2012): 233
Asira, Enya A., and Udofia, Chris A. “Truth: The Paradox of Believable Lie and Unbelievable truth”. Journal of Research on Humanities and social sciences 28 (2012): 124-126.
Asira, Enya A., Ogar, Joseph N., and Adekunle, Ibrahim (Eds), Topics in Contemporary Epistemology. Calabar: Jochrisam, (2012): 208.
Ogar, Joseph N., and Asira, Enya A. "Laws of Nature" In: Asira, Enya A., and Ogar, Joseph N. (eds), Readings in History and Philosophy of Science, Technology and Ethics. Jochrisam, Calabar, (2012): 65-74.
Asira, Enya A. “Rules of Inference” In: Asira Enya A., and Ogar, Joseph N., (eds), Rudiment of Philosophy and Logic. Calabar: Jochrisam, (2012):164-170.
Asira, Enya A. “Test of Validity ”. In: Asira Enya A., and Ogar, Joseph N., (eds), Rudiment of Philosophy and Logic. Calabar: Jochrisam, (2012): 188-195.
Etta, Emmanuel E., Asira Enya A., and Asukwo, Offiong O. "An Inquiry into the Place of Culture in Philosophy." American Journal of Social Issues and Humanities 1.2 (2011): 159-173.
Asira, Enya A. and Ogar, Joseph N., “Introduction to Philosophy of Medicine”. Calabar: Jochrisam, (2011): 373
Asira, Enya A., and Okeke, Jonathan. “Trends of Assisted Reproductive” In: Asira Enya A., and Ogar, Joseph N., (eds), Introduction to Philosophy of Medicine”. Calabar: Jochrisam, (2011): 150-173.
Asira, Enya A., and Okeke, Jonathan. What is Medicine: Towards a Philosophical Approach. In: Asira Enya A., and Ogar, Joseph N., (eds), Introduction to Philosophy of Medicine. Calabar: Jochrisam, (2011): 20-27.
Asira, Enya A. "Good Governance and Sustainable Democracy in Nigeria". Calabar: Jochrisam, (2010): 204
Bisong, Peter B., Ogar, Joseph, and Asira Enya A. “The Abortion debate: a contribution from Ibuanyidanda Perspective” Journal of Health Ethics, 2 (2010): 24-52.
Asira, Enya A., and Udofia, Chris A. "The Phenomenology of Edmund Husseri: A Critical Insight". In: Ozumba, Geoffrey O., Ogar, Tom E. (eds), Critical Essay on Phenomenology an Existentialism. Calabar: Jochrisam, (2010): 16-29.
Ogar Joseph N., and Asira, Enya A. “Science and Technology: A Moral View in African” Journal of Religion Culture and Society (2010): 127-134.
Asira, Enya A., Ogar, Joseph N., and Ellah,. “The Anatomy of Conflict and its Revolution: The 21st century experience'> in THE LEAJON (2010): 26-41.
Asira, Enya A., and Udofia, C. “Democracy in Nigeria: Success or Failure”. THE LEAJON, (2010): 1-9.
Ogar Joseph N., and Asira, Enya A. “Suicide: A Contemporary Issues and its moral Challenges". THE LEAJON, (2010): 84-90.
Ojong K. Ayiba, Asira, E. Asira, and Okpo, Odumayak. “Idealism, Education and Development: The Nigerian experience”. Annals of Modern Education 2.2 (2009): 216-223.
Joseph N. Ogar., and Asira, Enya A. "The Aesthetics of Nigeria Technology". THE LEAJON, (2009): 49-54.
Asira, Enya A. and Ogar, Joseph N., “Ethics and the re-ordering of Nigerian Polity”. African Pentecost, (2009): 64-70.
Asira, Enya A. “Gender equality mainstreaming in Cross River State: A Sector-wide approach”. African Journal of Religion, Culture and Society, (2008): 164-171.
Asira, Enya A. “The Concept of the good as the basis for Assessing Democracy Governance in Nigeria”. African Pentecost, (2008): 188-194.
Asira, Enya A. “The Origin of Philosophy” In: Ekanem, Samuel and Ogar, Joseph N., (eds), A Systematic Approach to Philosophy and Logic. Calabar: Unical Press, (2008): 19-27.
Asira, Enya. A., “The relevance of civil disobedience to the survival of democracy in Nigeria”. African Journal of Religion, Culture and Society, 1 (2007), 117-120.
Asira, Enya A. “History of Science in the Arab world” In: Alozie, Princewill (ed), History and Philosophy of Science. Lagos: EL-Sapphire, (2006): 162-170
Ekanem, Samuel A., and Asira, Enya A. "Religion and Medicine in 2st century Nigeria". SOPHIA, 9.1 (2006): 56-61.
Asira, Enya A. “Nigerian Traditional Religion of Tolerance” SOPHIA, 7.l (2004): 71-76.
Asira Enya A. “The consequences of unfulfilled needs of children: A philosophic-religious perspective”. NDUNODE, (2004): 174-182.
Asira, Enya A. "The Imperative of love and the making of morally sound Nigerian Society’’. SANKOFA: Journal of the Humanities 2.2 (2004): 121-143.
Asira, Enya A. “The Nostalgia for natural law and nausea of civil law in 21st century”. CAJOLIS Journal, 4 (2004): 59-71.
Asira, Enya A. “The Paradox of religiosity in Nigeria: A threat to national unity. SOPHIA, 2 (2003): 98-107.
Asira, Enya A. “A Philosophical Reflection on Rene Descartes' Cogito Ergo”. CAJOLIS: Calabar Journal of Liberal studies: An inter-disciplinary journal, 3 (2003): 97-107
Asira, Enya A. “The rationality of science under question”. SOPHIA: An African Journal of Philosophy 2 (2002): 61-74.
Asira, Enya A. “What is African Philosophy?” In: Asouzu, Innocent I., (ed) Philosophy and Logic Today. Calabar: Vision Connections, (2002): 196-208.
Asira, Enya A. “Fallacies” In: Asouzu, Innocent I. (ed), Philosophy and Logic Today. Calabar: Vision connections (2002): 366-375.
Asira, Enya A. “Medieval Philosophy”. In: Alozie, Princewill (ed.), Logic, Philosophy and Introduction to computer Sconce. VELCROP Pub. Calabar, (2000): 182-201.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
Annual Conference of National Association of African Traditional Religion.Held at Benue State University, Markurdi, 29th November – 2nd December, 1994.1994-11-291994-12-02
Annual conference of National Association of African Traditional Religion. Held at Benue State University, Markurdi, 27th -30th November, 1995. 1995-11-271995-11-30
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). 2000-03-072000-03-10
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 9-20,2000.2000-05-092000-05-20
Gender and democratic leadership’s for peer educators.Facilitator/speaker,workshop on the 16-19 May, 2000, Cross River State Library. 2000-05-162000-05-19
“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. 2000-09-012000-09-03
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”.2012-07-112012-07-14
National Youth Symposium on Crime Prevention.National Youth Symposium on Crime Prevention, 20th -21st March, 2013, Abuja.2013-03-202013-03-21
Quality teaching for Quality Learning in higher Education.A workshop in LTLE, 12th -13th, 2013, University of Calabar.2013-10-122013-10-13
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. 2014-05-302014-05-31
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.2014-10-132014-10-13
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.2015-02-162015-02-19
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. 2015-03-122015-03-13
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.2015-03-162015-03-17
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.2015-05-212015-05-21
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.2015-10-132015-10-16