Publications

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Forthcoming
Owakah F, Warambo KA. "Negotiating a place and space for Ethics in the Conservation of Kenya’s Heritage: Thinking philosophically and strategizing sociologically.". In: 2nd Annual Nairobi International Multidisciplinary . Nairobi; Forthcoming.
Owakah F, Musili T. "Ideology, Politics and Human Rights in Africa: Conversations and Reflections on the Future of Human Rights in Africa Post COVID-19.". In: Third Annual International Multi-Disciplinary Conference: Global and Local Response to Emerging Issues in the Third Decade of the Millennium: Opportunities and Threats. Nairobi; Forthcoming.
Submitted
Owakah F, Aswani DR. "African Ontology: It’s Implications on Socio-Political Development.". In: Reflections of African Societies and Development: Perspectives from African Philosophers.; Submitted.
Nyabul P, Owakah F, Muyila JW. Elements Philosophy.; Submitted.
2019
Owakah F, Nyarwath O. "The Future of Sage Philosophy in Africa.". In: The Role of Philosophy in the African Context: Traditions, Challenges and Perspectives. Rome: Urbaniana University Press; 2019.
Owakah F. "Terrorism, Anti-Terror War and Minority Rights: The Case of the Boni of Coastal Kenya.". In: The Role of Philosophy in the African Context: Traditions, Challenges and Perspectives. Rome: Urbaniana University Press; 2019.
2018
Owakah F, Liyai H, Nyarwath O. "Henry Odera Oruka: A Bio-Bibliography.". In: Odera Oruka in the 21st Century. Washington: Council for Research in Values and Philosophy (CRVP); 2018.
Oduor R, Nyarwath O, Owakah F. "Introduction to Odera Oruka in the 21st Century.". In: Odera Oruka in the 21st Century. Washington: Council for Research in Values and Philosophy (CRVP); 2018.
Oduor R, Nyarwath O, Owakah F. Odera Oruka in the 21st Century. Washington: Council for Research in Values and Philosophy (CRVP); 2018.
2013
Owakah F. "Sage Philosophy: Past, Present and Future.". In: Seminario de Abertura dos Doutoramentos em Filosofia e am Geografia qu decorreu. Centro de Linguas da UP-Sede Maputo, Mozambique; 2013.
Owakah F, Aswani RD. "African Ontology: Its Implications on Socio-Political Development.". In: UNESCO-Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS):African Cultures, History, and Civilizations. Paris: UNESCO; 2013.
2012
Owakah FEA. "Race Ideology and the Conceptualization of Philosophy: The Story of Philosophy in Africa from Placide Tempels to Odera Oruka." Thought and Practice: A Journal of the Philosophical Association of Kenya (PAK). 2012;4(2):147-168.
2011
E. DROWAKAHFRANCIS. "The Ethics of Deontology in Corporate Communication.". In: Thought & Practice: A Journal of the Philosophical Association of Kenya. The Philosophical Association of Kenya/AJOL; 2011. Abstract
This paper seeks to provide guidelines on how to respond to the ethical challenges entailed in corporate communication. It argues for the need for an ethical grounding for the practitioner of corporate communication, before critically examining the two broad ethical theories - deontology and teleology - and their place in ethical judgment. The authors underscore the importance of deontological ethics in the practice of corporate communication
2010
E. DROWAKAHFRANCIS. "African Social and Political Philosophy.". In: Thought & Practice: A Journal of the Philosophical Association of Kenya. Centre for Open & Distance Learning, University of nairobi; 2010. Abstract
An Instructional Manual for teaching African Social and Political Philosophy, a fourth year course in the department of Philosophy.
2009
E. DROWAKAHFRANCIS. Social Philosophy. Nairobi: The Centre for Open and Distance Learning, University of Nairobi; 2009. AbstractWebsite

An instruction manual for teaching Social philosophy to third year students in the department of philosophy.

E. DROWAKAHFRANCIS. "Technocracy and Democracy: The Challenges to Development in Africa.". In: Thought & Practice: A Journal of the Philosophical Association of Kenya. Philosophical Association of Kenya/AJOL; 2009. Abstract
In this paper, we argue that the future of development in Africa lies in the shift from democracy in the conventional sense to technocracy, where the role of the expert is recognized and appreciated. We set out by presenting conceptualizations ofdemocracy and technocracy. Thereafter, we highlight the challenge posed by the demands of the information society to traditional concepts of democracy.
2008
E. DROWAKAHFRANCIS. African Philosophy. The Centre for Open and Distance Learning, University of Nairobi; 2008. AbstractWebsite

An Instructional Manual for teaching African Philosophy to second year students in the department of philosophy, University of Nairobi

2007
2005
"The Language of History in African Philosophy." Hekima:Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 2005;II ( 2).
2002
Owakah DFEA. "The Practice of Philosophy in Africa: Challenges and Prospects.". In: Thought and Practice in African Philosophy. Nairobi: Konrad Adenauer Foundation.; 2002.
1994
Owakah F. Justice in the State: the Case of Nyerere’s Philosophy of Ujamaa. Monyenye S, Ochieng-Odhiambo F, eds. Nairobi: University of Nairobi; 1994.
1990
Owakah F. A Moralist View of the State: The Case of Nyerere.. Masolo DA, ed. Nairobi: University of Nairobi; 1990.

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