School of Religion, Philosophy & Classics

Isaiah Aduojo Negedu

Isaiah Aduojo Negedu


Post-Doctoral Research Fellow




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Howard College Campus

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Degrees Held

  • 2005 Phil, (Pontifical Urbanian University, Rome)
  • 2009 Master of Arts in Philosophy, (Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka)
  • 2010 G.D.E. (Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto)
  • 2012 D (Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka)
  • 2015 Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) Hons. (Kogi State University, Anyigba)

Research Interests

  • African Philosophy, Race Philosophy, Epistemology, Philosophy of Science, Political Philosophy, Metaphysics

Teaching Interests

  • African Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Epistemology, Philosophy of Law


  • Isaiah Negedu, Moses Ogbadu & Michael Agba, (2011), “Affirmation of Womanhood: A Challenge to Feminism” in Nnamdi Azikiwe Journal of Philosophy, vol. 3, J. Obi Oguejiofor (Ed. In Chief), pp. 89-98.
  • Isaiah A. Negedu, (2013), “The Igala Traditional Religious Belief System: Between Monotheism and Polytheism” in Ogirisi: A New Journal of African Studies, Ike Odimegwu ed. pp. 116-129. URL:
  • Omale, Simeon Achonu & Isaiah Aduojo Negedu, (2014), “Philosophy as a Tool in the Development of African Culture” in International Journal of African Society, Cultures and Traditions, Vol. 1, No. 1, Charles MaLuda, pp. 33-38. URL:
  • Isaiah Negedu, (2014), “Scientific Progress and Postmodern Culture: The African Experience” in Filosofia Theoretica: Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religions, Vol. 3(2) Jonathan O. Chimakonam ed. pp. 81-89.…/101032
  • Isaiah Negedu, (2015), “Conceptualizing Participatory Democracy: An Analytic Approach” in Global Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol. 3(3) Vivian Simon ed. pp. 1-7. URL:
  • Isaiah Negedu & Augustine Atabor, (2015), “Nationalism in Nigeria: A Case for Patriotic Citizenship” in American International Journal of Contemporary Research, Vol. 5(3), pp. 74-79. URL.
  • Isaiah Aduojo Negedu, (2017), “The African Predicament” in The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (IEP), James Fieser & Bradley Dowden (General Editors), Hosted by the University of Tennessee, Martin, U.S.A. URL:
  • Isaiah Aduojo Negedu & Nelson Udoka Ukwamedua, (2018), “Metaphysics, Skepticism and the Scandal of Ataraxia in Pyrrohonism” NASARA Journal of Philosophy, Journal of the Department of Philosophy, Federal University Lafia, Vol. 2 No. 1. 26-36.
  • Isaiah Negedu, (2012), “John Dewey’s Instrumentalism: Panacea for Nigeria’s System of Education” in Truth, Knowledge and Society, Martin Asiegbu & J.C. Chukwuokolo eds. (Abakaliki: Pacts GM Press), pp. 429-436.
  • Isaiah Negedu, (2014), “Metaphysical Implications of Scientific Naturalism” in Frontiers of Knowledge in Philosophy: Cutting Edge Issues, Martin Asiegbu & J. C. Chukwuokolo eds. (Enugu: Jones Communications Publishers), pp. 244-253.
  • Isaiah Negedu, (2015), “A Critique of Kagame’s Four Ontological Categories in African Philosophy” in Explorations in African Philosophy: Essays in Honour of Anthony O. Echekwube, Monday L. Igbafen & Blessing O. Agidigbi eds. (Ibadan: Integrated Publishers Limited), pp. 134-143.

Teaching Expertise

  • African Philosophy, Race Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Gender Philosophy, Epistemology, Metaphysics