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  1. Truth Analysis of the Gettier Argument.Yussif Yakubu - 2016 - Metaphilosophy 47 (3):449-466.
    Gettier presented the now famous Gettier problem as a challenge to epistemology. The methods Gettier used to construct his challenge, however, utilized certain principles of formal logic that are actually inappropriate for the natural language discourse of the Gettier cases. In that challenge to epistemology, Gettier also makes truth claims that would be considered controversial in analytic philosophy of language. The Gettier challenge has escaped scrutiny in these other relevant academic disciplines, however, because of its façade as an epistemological analysis. (...)
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  2. The Altruism Paradox: A Consequence of Mistaken Genetic Modeling.Yussif Yakubu - 2013 - Biological Theory 8 (1):103-113.
    The theoretical heuristic of assuming distinct alleles (or genotypes) for alternative phenotypes is the foundation of the paradigm of evolutionary explanation we call the Modern Synthesis. In modeling the evolution of sociality, the heuristic has been to set altruism and selfishness as alternative phenotypes under distinct genotypes, which has been dubbed the “phenotypic gambit.” The prevalence of the altruistic genotype that is of lower evolutionary fitness relative to the alternative genotype for non-altruistic behavior in populations is the basis of the (...)
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    Professionals’ Perception on Post Disaster Housing Reconstruction in Kogi State-Nigeria.Adejoh Ahmodu Adaji, Richard Jimoh, Sulzakimin Mohamed & Ibrahim Yakubu Ebenehi - 2019 - International Journal of Academic Management Science Research (IJAMSR) 3 (1):14-21.
    Abstract: One of the indelible events that happened between August and October 2012 was a massive flood in Nigeria which affected nine states with Kogi precisely Ibaji and Lokoja LGA’s as the worst hit. The havoc caused by the flood has huge impact on the people especially in the study areas where great devastation on the built environment was recorded. In April, 2013, Kogi state government commenced the post flood housing scheme with 272 housing units for the 2012 flood victims (...)
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