School of Education,Humanities and Social Sciences

Antony Opiyo Ogutu

Address: P.O. Box 6164-00200, Nairobi-Kenya
Cell phone: +254-720-696-083
E-mail: opiyo2002ke@yahoo.co.uk or opiyoogutu@gmail.com

Career objective
To serve my prospective employer to the best of my ability in line with the Organization’s Mission, Vision and Objectives.

Education Background

  • Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome (Italy). 2001-2005 PhD in Philosophy.(Dissertation Topic: The Analysis of Meaning as Reference in Wittgenstein’s Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus: Was Wittgenstein Conscious of the Limits of his Own Referential Theory? )
  • Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome (Italy) 1998-2000, Masters of Arts in Philosophy, Second Class Honours, Upper Division.(Thesis Topic: Radical Referentialism in Wittgenstein’s Tractatus )
  • Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome (Italy) 1995-1998, Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sacred Theology, Second Class Honours, Upper Division
  • Pontifical Urbanian University in Rome (Italy) 1990-1993, Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy, Second Class Honours, Upper Division
  • Consolata Institute of Philosophy (Nairobi) 1990-1993, Diploma in Philosophy and Religious Studies, Second Class Honours, Upper Division
  • St. Gabriel’s Seminary 1986-1989, Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
  • Bugo Primary School ,1979-1985 (Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE))

Papers Presented

  1. 2019: Embracing Morality and Ethics as the Bedrock of Leadership if Kenya is to have a Chance at Prosperity during a Regional Joint Conference at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, 26th June, 2019
  2. 2017: The Role of Philosophy in the Fight Against Corruption in Contemporary Society at an International Conference on Philosophy at the Cathlic University of Eastern Africa, 21st April 2017
  3. 2009: Social Democracy as Libertarianism in Disguise: A Common Social Phenomenon in African Countries, a Paper Presented on the Ocassin of Philosophy Day at Consolata Institute of Philosophy on 18th March 2009.
  4. 2008: The Relevance of Philosophy to Education, a paper presented at the Third Annual Philosophy Conference on Philosophy of Education held at The Catholic University of Eastern Africa from 20th – 22nd November.
  5. 2007: Great Power without Insight: The Illusion of Scientific and Technological Advancement, a paper presented at the Second Annual CUEA Philosophy Conference on Philosophy of War and Peace 15-17 November.
  6. 2007: Basic Shifts that have taken place in Human Thinking, Values and Practices durung this technological era, a paper presented on the occasion of Philosophy Day at the Consolata Institute of Philosophy in March 2007

Publications In Peer Reviewed Journals

  1. Ogutu Anthony Opiyo (2017). “The Role of Philosophy in the Fight Against Corruption in Contemporary Society” in International Journal of Current Advanced Research, Volume 6, Issue 4,
  2. Ogutu Anthony Opiyo (2017). “Philosophical Understanding and its Role in other Fields of Study” in Internagtional Journal of Current Advanced Research, Volume 6, Issue 3 pp. 2579-2589,
  3. Ogutu Anthony (2016). “Ethics in the Educational Curriculum in Africa” in Tangaza Journal of Theology and Mission, 2016/1, ISBN 9966-60-039-4 ,Science and Religion, 2017, pp.39-67.
  4. Ogutu Anthony (2015).“The Relevance of Philosophy to Education” in International Journal of Educational Studies, Vol 2, No 3
  5. Opiyo A. Ogutu, (2010). Great Power without Insight: ‘The illusion of Scientific and Technological Advancement in terms of Human Thinking, Values and Practices’ in Horizons: A Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 1, The Consolata Institute of Philosophy Journal pp.75-84.


Books

  1. Obado J., Apiyo , Ogutu A. Opiyo, Cush N. Luwesi, Shisanya Chris, Nele Foerch and Gerd Foerch (2017). “Kenya Success Story in Water Resources Management: Participatory Capacity Building in Integrated Watershed Management” in Hydrology and Best practices for Managing water resources in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands edited by Ondieki Christopher Miseti and Kitheka Johnson U. ,Book Chapter 10, published by IGI Global.
  2. Lutz W. David, Shimiyu Paul M., Osengo G. Ndemo and Opiyo A. Ogutu (2013). War and Peace in Africa: Philosophy, Theology and the Politics of Confrontation, Academic Press, ISBN 1936320096.
  3. Opiyo A. Ogutu (2009). “Martin Buber’s Dialogical Thought in his I and Thou: A Basis of Interfaith Dialogue” in Interfaith Dialogue: Towards a Culture of Working Together, edited by Frederic Ntedika Mvumbi, OP, Nairobi, book chapter, The Catholic University of Eastern Africa Press, 46-56
  4. Ogutu Antony (2005). The Analysis of Meaning as Reference in Wittgesntein’s Tractatus Logico Philosophicus: Was Wittgesntein Conscious of the Limits of hos own Referential Theory? Rome: Pontifical Gregorian University Press.

Workshops/Seminars/Conferences attended

  • 2018: Three Pillars of a University: Teaching and Learning, Research, Community Service held at Tangaza University College on 27th January 2018
  • 2017: Integrating Technology in Teaching and Learning at Tangaza University College, March, 2017
  • 2017: Sensitization Workshop on Ethics and Anti-Corruption for members of South Eastern Kenya University Staff held on 24th May 2017 in Nothern Block
  • 2015: Faculty Development worshop, “Tangaza Transition to University Status: The Role of Lecturers” on January 24th Training workshop onTeaching and Learning in Higher Education, at Catholic University of Eastern Africa held between 27th and 28th October, 2015
  • 2010: Workshop on Education For Sustainable Development held at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa between 25th August and 26th August 2010.
  • 2010: Implementors Training for ISO 9001:2008 Standard for Middle Level Management between 7th -9th, 2010 at Catholic University of Eastern Africa
  • 2010: Workshop for Sensitization on Importance of Pedagogical Preparation of University Lecturers at CUEA, Tuesday 22nd June 2010.
  • 2010: Training Workshop on Course Outline Preparation (Tangaza College 23.01. 2010
  • 2009: Training Workshop on Assessment and Grading (Tangaza College 17.10. 2009)
  • 2008: ‘Refresher Workshop for Supervisors of Masters and PhD Students’ held at Kolping Retreat Centre in Nairobi from 31st to 1st November 2008.
  • 2007: Training workshop on “Assessment Methods for the Staff of CUEA” at The Catholic University of Eastern Africa from 13th to 15th February 2007
  • 2006: Training Worshop on Teaching and Learning in Higher education, at Catholic University of Eastern Africa held betwwen 27th and 28th October 2006
  • 2006: Training Workshop on “University Level Teaching”at Catholic University of Eastern Africa from 20th July to 23rd July 2006

Conferences attended

  • 2019: Regional Joint Conference on” Power Narratives in Kenya’s 2017 Elections and Citizens’ Democratic Development Aspirations Beyond the Polls” at Catholic University of Eastern Africa, June 25-26, 2019
  • 2017: International Conference on Philosophy: “The Role of Philosophy in the African Context: Traditions, Challenges and Perpectives” Catholic University of Eastern Africa, 20-22 April 2017
  • 2010: International Conference on African Spirituality ‘Symbolism, Prayer and Ritual in African Spirituality’ Held at Tangaza College, Nairobi, 18th May to 20th May 2010.
  • 2009: The International Conference on The African Universities: Educating for Peace at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, 13th to 15th May 2009, Nairobi.
  • 2008: International Conference on Interfaith Dialogue: Towards a Culture of Working Together held at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, 21st May to 23rd May, 2008.
  • 2008: Philosophy of Education Conference at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, 20th to 22nd November 2008, Nairobi.
  • 2008: The National Symposuim on Post-Election Peace Building Conference at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, 29th to 31st May, 2008.
  • 2007: International Academic Conference on Philosophy of War and Peace from 15th to 17th November 2007 at Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi.The International Conference on The African Universities: Educating for Peace at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, 13th to 15th May 2009, Nairobi.
  • 2007: International Symposium for Natural Law at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, 6th to 7th February, 2007, Naorobi
  • 2006: The Philosophy of Development Conference at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, 14th to 15th September 2006, Nairobi.
  • 2006: Internatiobnal Conference on Africa, Globalization and Justice at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa-17th to 19th May 2006, Nairobi

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