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Blessing Temitope Emmanuel

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PhD Student

Blessing Temitope is a PhD student in the Department of Religion. She is interested in African philosophy and perspectives on personhood at the intersection of science, philosophy, gender, and religion. She is interested in the relevance and applicability of religion to discourses on human enhancement, gene editing, and medical ethics. She holds a B.A. in Religious studies and an M.A. in Philosophy of Religion, both from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. She also holds an MSc in Science and Religion from the University of Edinburgh, UK.


BA Religious Studies, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

M.A Philosophy of Religion, University of Ibadan Nigeria

MSc Science and Religion, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Research Interests:

Science and Religion (Human Enhancement, life extension technologies, Techno-futurism);

African/Black perspectives (Personhood, race, and gender)

Philosophy of Religion (Faith and Reason in Healthcare, Medical ethics)

Courses Regularly Taught:

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