R. T. Oyelakin (Ph.D.)

R. T. Oyelakin (Ph.D.)

Senior Lecturer

Areas of Research: Epistemology

M.A. Thesis: W.V. Quine on the Analytic-Synthetic Distinction 

Ph.D. Thesis: An Alternative Model to Putnam’s Computational Hypothesis of the Mind


Oyelakin, Richard Taye. (2011). “Quine’s Taxonomy, Chomsky’s Mentalism: A Discourse on Theories of Language Learning and Implication on Yoruba Language” African Symposium, An On-line African Educational Research Journal. United States of America, Vol. 11 No 1, pp 187- 199.

Fasiku Gbenga and Oyelakin, Richard Taye. (June, 2011). “Phenomenal Characters of Mental States and Emerging Issues in African Philosophy of Mind” Thought and Practice: A Journal of the Philosophical Association of Kenya, Kenya . Vol. 3 No. 1, pp 131-143.

Oyelakin, Richard Taye. (2010). “Phenomenal Consciousness: An Alternative Healing Method for Mental Illnesses” Journal of Pan African Studies, United States of America, Vol. 3, No 10, pp 119- 133.

Oyelakin, Richard Taye. (2009). “The Indeterminacy of Quine’s Indeterminacy Thesis” Nebula: A Journal of Multidisciplinary Scholarship, Australia, Vol. 6, No 4, pp 273 – 288.