Dr. A.O. Oladosu


Dr. A.O. Oladosu

Areas of Research: Philosophy of Law, Philosophical Ethics and Philosophy of Social Sciences.

PhD. Thesis:


Major Publications

(i) Oladosu, Jare. 2004. “Higher Education and the Democratic Imperative in Nigeria.” In Sola Akinrinade, Modupe Kolawole, Ibiyemi Mojola, and David Ogungbile (eds.) Locating the Local in the Global (Ile-Ife: The Faculty of Arts, Obafemi Awolowo University), pp.93- 103

(ii) Oladosu, Adejare. 1991. “H.L.A. Hart on Legal Obligation.” Ratio Juris. (Italy) vol. 4, no 2 (July 1991), pp. 152-176

(iii) Oladosu, Adejare. 1997. “Normative Legal Positivism and Its Modern Critics.” Archives for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, BEIHEFT (Suppl.) vol. 70, no. 4, pp. 49-57

(iv) Oladosu, Adejare. 1998. “The Quine/Stroud Debate Over the Status of Naturalized Epistemology”,Journal of Philosophy and Development, vol. 4 , no. 1 & 2, pp. 38 – 46

(v) Oladosu, Jare. 2000. “On Self-Interest and Moral Obligation: A Case of How Not to Do African Philosophy.” African Notes, vol. xx1v, nos. 1 &2, pp. 1 - 13

(vi) Oladosu, Jare. 2001. “Choosing a Legal Theory on Cultural Grounds: An African Case for Legal Positivism,” in Kenneth Himma (ed.) Law, Morality, and Legal Positivism (Proceedings of the 21st World Congress of the International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy – IVR), Munchen, Germany: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2004, pp.47 - 72

(vii) Oladosu, Jare. (2001) “Karl Marx on Religion: An Overview”, Journal of Philosophy and Development, vol 7, no 1&2 , pp. 56 -65

(viii) Oladosu, Jare. 2002. “Legal Philosophy in the Context of a Developing African Nation,” ODU: A journal of West African Studies, no 43, pp. 103 -125.

(ix) Oladosu, Jare. (2005) “Quine on the Analytic/Synthetic Distinction”, The Nigerian Journal of Philosophy, vol 21, no.1, pp.91 -111.

(x) Oladosu, Jare.(2004) “The Modern-Day Bad Samaritan: Taming a Normative Hybrid” Ibadan Journal of Humanistic Studies, Nos. 13 &14, pp.33-40

(xi) Oladosu, Jare.(2005) “Designing Viable Republican Constitutions for Modern African States: Why the Institution of Traditional Kingship Must Be Abolished”, African Journal of International Affairs, Vol.8, Nos. 1&2, pp.45-63

(xii) Oladosu, Jare, (2011) “J.S. Mill’s Principle of Liberty and the African Communalist Tradition”, forthcoming in Political Culture, Governance and the State in Africa, edited by Abdalla Bujra, Nairobi, Kenya: DPMF, pp. 203 – 234.

(xiii) Oladosu, Jare. “Philosophy of Law and Legal Education in Africa”, forthcoming in Journal of Commonwealth Law and Legal Education (Notification of acceptance received on December 16, 2010)

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