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Name: Paschal Ukpaka
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About Paschal Ukpaka

Level of Studies:  MA by Dissertation (2nd Year)

Supervisor:  Professor Catherine Botha

Title of Dissertation:  GANs, Creativity, and the Fashion Industry: A Philosophical Investigation

Previous research:  Post-truth a unique phenomenon; A philosophical approach to the phenomenon of post-truth

Publications and Conferences:  

  • Ukpaka, Paschal. (2022). The Doctrine of Act and Potency is the Key to an Adequate Understanding of Persistence in Identity. Revista Opinião Filosó 13. 1-17.
  • Presented a paper titled “ Post-truth and Social Media; A dangerous combo that threatens African democracy” at a conference titled “ Social media and Democratic process in Africa” – 2023
  • Ukpaka, Paschal. (2023). Does Logic Decolonization involve having a Relativistic approach to Logical Principle? A Philosophical Case for Logic Decolonization. Revista Opinião Filosó 14. 1-21.
  • A paper presentation on Philosophy in Technology Workshop 2nd Edition- 28th to 29th April 2023. Title of my presentation: How AI technologies, particularly GANs, fails to exhibit human creativity.
  • Research Interest:  Philosophy of AI and Robotics,  Philosophy of Creativity,  Social and Political Philosophy,  Social Epistemology

External role:  Member UJ Metaverse Research Unit