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Dr. Paul Boaheng

 

GLOBAL UNDERSTANDING TEACHING TRAVEL AWARD

This past year, Dr. Boaheng taught Global Understanding courses at FSU as part of the University's educational partnership with China and travelled to China during the Summer 2013 in preparation for building the courses.

Dr. Paul Boaheng

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Office: LSB 228

Phone: 672-1761

Fax: 910-672-1090

Email: pboaheng@uncfsu.edu

Personal homepage: Current page

BIOGRAPHY

Ph.D. University of Alberta, Canada

MA Simon Fraser University, Canada

MPHIL Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

BA University of Ghana, Legon

 

TEACHING COURSES

•· PHIL 110 Critical Thinking

•· PHIL 120 Moral Principles and Contemporary Moral Issues

•· PHIL 210 Introduction to Philosophy

•· PHIL 211 Introduction to World Religion

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

•· Contemporary Ethical Theories and Applied Ethics

•· Philosophy of Religion

•· Social and Political Philosophy

•· African Philosophy

 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS AND

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

The Legacy of Harvard Professor Ronald Dworkin for the Civil Rights' Movement: Why and how he challenged Philosophers of Law, Supreme Court Justices and politicians to take rights seriously. US China Law Review/David Publishing Company, 2014 (with Dr. Joseph Osei and Dr. Linda Tomlinson)

God and the Traditional African Experience: Shattering the Stereotypes. Thinking About Religion. Volume 10 (2012)

Robert Nozick, Libertarian?", South African Journal of Philosophy, co-authored with Wes Cooper, the second author (2011, 30(3))

February 2014: "Is Nelson Mandela a Hero or a Villain; A Saint or a Sellout?" Department of Government and History, Fayetteville State University, NC

November 2013: "God and Slavery: Examining Pastor Earl Carter's Biblical and Utilitarian Justification for Slavery." North Carolina Religious Studies Association held on the campus of UNC-Chapel-Hill, NC

July 2013: "The Nature and Methodology of Philosophy", International Students Summer Camp, Fayetteville State University, NC

May 2013: "Using Global Understanding Videoconference Course to appreciate others' culture." Inner Mongolia Normal University, China

May 2013: "The Basics of Critical Thinking." Inner Mongolia Normal University, China

March 2013: "Multi-Party Democracy in Ghana: Answering the Skeptics", Department of Government and History, Fayetteville State University, NC

February 2013: "CLA-U Model for Promoting Evidence-Based Decision Making" at Annual Lily Conference, Greensboro, NC

February 2013: "Alain Locke: The Overlooked African American Hero," Fayetteville State University

November 2012: "The Media Debate on the Biblical Foundation of Social Justice: Counter-Argument to the Beck-Falwell Thesis". North Carolina Religious Studies Association held on the campus of UNC , Wilmington, NC

June 17-19, 2012: "The Biblical Foundation for Social Justice and Civil Rights: Why Fox News' Glenn Beck and Jerry Falwell Jr. are Wrong" held in Philadelphia, Mississippi

April 2012: "How Humane Are Human Rights?" Department of Government and History, Fayetteville State University, NC

November 2011: "Is Real Democracy Possible in Africa?" University of Alberta, Canada

November 2011: "Your Fate is in Your Own Hands: Kant on Freewill and Responsibility": West Edmonton Seventh Day Adventist Church, Canada

November 2011: "Christianity, Science and Traditional Medicine": North Carolina Religious Studies Association held on the campus of UNC-Chapel-Hill, NC

May, 2011: "How to Sustain Democracy in Africa" Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

May, 2011: "God and the Traditional African Experience: Shattering the Stereotypes" Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

March 2011: "Democracy in Africa: An Oxymoron or a Real Possibility?" Augusta State University, GA, USA

February 2011: "Elements of Democracy Among the Traditional Akan Political Practice," Department of Government and History, Fayetteville State University, NC

January 2011: "Africanizing the Concept of God." University of Alberta, Canada

October 2010: "God and the Traditional African Experience": North Carolina Religious Studies Association held on the campus of UNC-Ashville, NC

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