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Frederick Ochieng'-Odhiambo
The University of The West Indies, Cave Hill Campus
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    International Justice and Individual Self-Preservation.Frederick Ochieng'-Odhiambo - 2005 - Journal of Global Ethics 1 (2):99 – 112.
    The article explores the fundamental difference between two aspects of justice: international and global. It is then argued that for the sake of global justice, the difference can be overcome by taking a closer look at the basic human right of self-preservation in relation to moral agency, human well-being and social/distributive justice at both global and national levels. In an endeavour to attain global justice, the article defends an absolute moral right to a human minimum.
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  2. African Philosophy: An Introduction.F. Ochieng'-Odhiambo - 1995 - Nairobi: The Consolata Institute of Philosophy Press.
    The text introduces some of the basic questions regarding the definition and nature of African philosophy. In the first place the text discusses the conventional conception of the African mentality which stipulates that the black man's culture and mind are extremely alien to reason, logic, and various habits of scientific inquiry. In reaction to this conventional conception, the text looks at the views of some scholars who argued that Africa is actually the cradle of Western civilization and philosophy. The text (...)
     
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    African Philosophy as Cultural Inquiry by Ivan Karp and D. A. Masolo, Editors.F. Ochieng'-Odhiambo - 2003 - Philosophia Africana 6 (2):89-97.
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    Conversations in Philosophy: Crossing the Boundaries.F. Ochieng'-Odhiambo, Roxanne Burton & Ed Brandon (eds.) - 2008 - Cambridge Scholars Press.
    The text consists of essays that revolve around the question of the nature and meaning of philosophy, even as it demonstrates philosophy's significance and relevance to some fundamental human problems and issues. The essays present diverse views of what philosophy might be and might aspire to be, with contributors being influenced by a wide range of philosophical approaches and traditions. The conversations also cut across disciplinary boundaries to interrogate and utilize ideas taken from ethics, epistemology, metaphysics, literary studies, cultural studies, (...)
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  5. Douglas Cannon, Deductive Logic in Natural Language Reviewed By.F. Ochieng'-Odhiambo - 2003 - Philosophy in Review 23 (6):378-380.
     
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    Foundations of Ethics: A Critical Reader in Moral and Social Philosophy.F. Ochieng'-Odhiambo - 2009 - Nairobi, Kenya: University of Nairobi Press.
    The book is divided into three parts. Part One takes the student through an exploration of some basic moral terms, concepts, principles and views. Part Two is devoted to two ethical theories: teleology and deontology while Part Three enunciates and discusses rule-utilitarianism, a third ethical theory.
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  7. Trends and Issues in African Philosophy.F. Ochieng'-Odhiambo - 2010 - Peter Lang.
    Introduction -- The historical phase -- Western discourse on Africa -- Egyptology : an African response to western discourse -- Afrocentricity -- African philosophy's ethnophilosophy -- Tempels on Bantu philosophy -- African religions and philosophy -- Horton on African and western thought systems -- General critiques -- Professional approach to African philosophy -- Ethnophilosophy and professional philosophy -- The myth and reality of African philosophy -- Traditional thought and modern philosophy in africa -- On Wiredu's truth as opinion -- Philosophic (...)
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