African philosophy
African philosophy is philosophy produced by African people, philosophy which presents African worldviews, or philosophy that uses distinct African philosophical methods. Although African philosophers...
Africana philosophy
Africana philosophy is the work of philosophers of African descent and others whose work deals with the subject matter of the African diaspora.Africana philosophy includes the philosophical ideas, arg...
Ubuntu (philosophy)
Nelson Mandela in 2006 was asked to define "ubuntu" in a video used to launch Ubuntu Linux.Ubuntu (/ʊˈbuːntʊ/ uu-BOON-tuu; [ùɓúntʼú]) is a Nguni Bantu term roughly translating to "human kindness." I...
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Gaston Berger
Gaston Berger ([bɛʁʒe]; 1 October 1896 – 13 November 1960) was a French futurist but also an industrialist, a philosopher and a state manager. He is mainly known for his remarkably lucid analysis of E...
Frantz Fanon
Frantz Omar Fanon (20 July 1925 – 6 December 1961) was a Martinique-born Afro-French psychiatrist, philosopher, revolutionary, and writer whose works are influential in the fields of post-colonial stu...
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Micere Githae Mugo
Micere Githae Mugo (born Madeleine Mugo in 1942) is a playwright, author, activist, instructor and poet from Kenya. She is a literary critic and professor of literature in the Department of African Am...
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o ([ŋɡoɣe wa ðiɔŋɔ]; born 5 January 1938) is a Kenyan writer, formerly working in English and now working in Gikuyu. His work includes novels, plays, short stories, and essays, ranging...
Rachida Triki
Rachida Triki is a philosopher, art historian, and art curator, currently full Professor of Philosophy at Tunis University specialized in Aesthetics.
Dr Rachida Boubaker-Triki graduated from Unive...
David Benatar
David Benatar is professor of philosophy and head of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Cape Town in Cape Town, South Africa. He is best known for his advocacy of antinatalism in his bo...
Souleymane Bachir Diagne
Souleymane Bachir Diagne [djaɲ]() is a Senegalese philosopher, born in 1955 in Saint-Louis, French Senegal. His work is focused on the history of logic and mathematics, epistemology, the tradition of ...
Africana womanism
"Africana Womanism" is a term coined in the late 1980s by Clenora Hudson-Weems intended as an ideology applicable to all women of African descent. It is grounded in African culture and Afrocentrism a...
Ernest Wamba dia Wamba
Ernest Wamba dia Wamba (born 1942) is a senator in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He was the vice president of the Senate Permanent Commission on Legal and Administrative Matters in the transi...
Postcolonialism
Postcolonialism or postcolonial studies is an academic discipline featuring methods of intellectual discourse that analyze, explain, and respond to the cultural legacies of colonialism and imperialism...
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Journal on African Philosophy
The Journal on African Philosophy is an electronic journal sponsored by the International Society for African Philosophy and Studies and published by Africa Resource Center.
Alexis Kagame
Alexis Kagame (May 15, 1912 – December 2, 1981) was a Rwandan philosopher, linguist, historian, poet and Catholic priest. His main contributions were in the fields of ethnohistory and "ethnophil...
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Walda Heywat
Walda Heywat (fl. 17th century), also called Metku, was an Ethiopian philosopher.
Walda Heywat was the student of Zera Yacob, whose work he continued in his Treatise of Walda Heywat, written in Ge...
Womanism
Womanism is a social theory deeply rooted in the racial and gender oppression of black women. There are varying interpretations on what the term womanist means and efforts to provide a concise and all...
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Kwame Gyekye
Kwame Gyekye (born 1939) is a Ghanaian philosopher, and an important figure in the development of modern African philosophy.Gyekye studied first at the University of Ghana, then at Harvard University,...
Jacques Depelchin
Jacques Depelchin is a Congolese historian and militant. He is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Ota Benga International Alliance for Peace in the DR Congo.
A native of the Congo, Depel...
Anton Wilhelm Amo
Anton Wilhelm Amo or Anthony William Amo (c. 1703 – c. 1759) was an African from what is now Ghana, who became a respected philosopher and teacher at the universities of Halle and Jena in Germany afte...
Makera Assada
Makera Assada is among the areas that form the town of Sokoto state of Nigeria. The area is part of Magajin Gari Ward in the southern part of Sokoto North local government area of Sokoto state, border...
Usman dan Fodio
Shaihu Usman dan Fodio, born Usuman ɓii Foduye, (also referred to as Shaikh Usman Ibn Fodio, Shehu Uthman Dan Fuduye, Shehu Usman dan Fodio or Shaikh Uthman Ibn Fodio) (born on 1754 in Gobir–died on 1...