J. O. Famakinwa (Ph.D.)

J. O. Famakinwa (Ph.D.)

Associate Professor

Areas of Research: Political Philosophy, Ethics (theoretical and Applied)

M.A. Thesis: A Philosophical Defense of Moral Realism

PhD. Thesis:  Communitarianism and Liberalism in Ethics and Political Philosophy

E-Mail: famakinpekun@oauife.edu.ng, famakinpekun@gmail.com


J.O. Famakinwa (2018) “Revisiting Philosophy of Development Today” Proceedings of the XXIII World Congress of Philosophy, Greece: Greek Philosophical Society in Cooperation with Federation Internationale des Societies de Philosophie, pp.41-45

J.O. Famakinwa  “(2016a) “How We Should All See African Philosophy Today” in Enoch Olujide Gbadegesin et al. (eds.) Exploring the Ethics of   Individualism and Communitarianism Mitchllville, Harvest Day Publications, pp.319-34.

J.O. Famakinwa(2016b) “Revisiting Community Membership in the New Communitarian Global Community” in Maria Adam (eds.) Global Ethics and Politics In Relation to Ecological Philosophy Athens, Ionia Publications.

J.O. Famakinwa (2012a) “Is the Unexamined Life Worth Living or Not” Think- Philosophy for Everyone, London, Journal of the Royal Institute of Philosophy, Cambridge University Press, 3, pp. 97-103.

J.O. Famakinwa, (2011) ‘Interpreting the Right to Life’, in DIAMETROS, Issue 29, Institute of Philosophy, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland. p22-30. Available at http://www.diametros.iphils.uj.edu.pl/?l=2&p=anr26&m=25&ii=2&ik=29

J. O. Famakinwa, (2010a) ‘‘The Moderate Communitarian Individual and the Primacy of Duties’’ in Theoria-A Swedish Journal of Philosophy, 76, Oxford: Willey Blackwell. Pp.152-166. Available at: http://www.infra.kth.se/phil/theoria/Theoriaindex.htm

J.O. Famakinwa (2010b) “Philosophy Relevance in the Contemporary World” Proceedings of the XXII World Congress of Philosophy, Seoul, Korean Philosophical Association, pp.29-46.Available at: http://secure.pdcnet.org/pdc/bvdb.nsf/item?openform&product=publications&item=congress22

J. O. Famakinwa (2010c) “How Moderate is Kwame Gyekye’s Moderate Communitarianism?” In Thought and Practice: A Journal of the Philosophical Association of Kenya, Vol 2. no.2, pp. 65-77. Available at: http://www.ajol.info/index.php/tp

J.O. Famakinwa, (2007) “The Liberal Common Good”, in DIAMETROS, Vol.12, Institute of Philosophy, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland. pp. 25-43. Available at: http://www.diametros.iphils.uj.edu.pl/?l=2