Lawrence Ogbo Ugwuanyi

Professor Lawrence Ogbo Ugwuanyi is a Professor of African Philosophy and Thought at the Department of Philosophy at the University of Abuja, Nigeria and founder of the Centre for Critical Thinking and Resourceful Research in Africa (www.cectrafrica.org). He has over 45 academic publications in journals and books and was a visiting scholar at the University of South Africa in 2005 and visiting associate professor at the Great Zimbabwe University in 2014. His research interests are: African philosophy, African thought and Culture, African Modernity, and Theorizing Difference.

Recent publications (*key publication)
Ugwuanyi,L.O (2018) “Theoretical Foundations of Nation Building in Africa” in Palgrave Handbook on African Politics,Governance and Development, Chapter 7,  (eds.) Toyin Falola and Samuel O.Olouruntoba, Palgrave Macmillan, USA

*(2014) “The Question of Happiness in African Philosophy”, South African Journal of Philosophy, South Africa, Volume 33, Issue 4, December 2014, pp.513-522

*(2013) Ugwuanyi,L.O “Advancing Human Science in Africa through Fresh Theoretical Insight”- St. Augustine Papers, Johannesburg, South Africa, Vol.14,No.2,pp.43-68.

(2013)Ugwuanyi,L.O “The Philosopher-King and the Modern State in Africa” West African Review, USA, Issue 22 , ISSN: 1525-4488, pp.48-69.