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Polycarp A. Ikuenobe

Professor

Education:

  • Wayne State University, Ph.D. 1993 Philosophy
  • University of Ibadan, Nigeria, M.A. 1983 Philosophy
  • University of Ibadan, Nigeria, B.A. 1981 Philosophy
Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Selected Publications

Books

  1. Philosophical Perspectives on Communalism and Morality in African Traditions, Lexington Books, 2006.
  2. Symposia, Readings in Philosophy: Libertarianism, Pearson Custom Publishing, 2001.
   

Articles

  1. “Conceptualizing Racism and Its Subtle Forms,” Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 41 (2011): 161-181.
  2. “Citizenship and Patriotism,” Public Affairs Quarterly 24 (2010): 297-318.
  3. "Descriptive Procedural Aspects of Aquinas's Natural Law Theory," Vera Lex 5 (2004): 65-89.
  4. "On the Theoretical Unification and Nature of Fallacies," Argumentation 18 (2004): 189-211.
  5. "Logical Positivism, Analytic Method, and Criticisms of Ethnophilosophy," Metaphilosophy 35 (2004): 479-503.
  6. "Natural Law, Liberal Principles, and the Moral Acceptance of Rules," Vera Lex 2 (2001): 133-62.
  7. "Rationality, Practical Reasonableness, and the Social and Moral Foundation of a Legal System," Journal of Social Philosophy 32 (2001):  245-67.
Polycarp A. Ikuenobe
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Department of Philosophy
320 Bowman Hall
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Phone: 330-672-0278
pikuenob@kent.edu
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