History November 15, 2018 at 04:00 pm

Celebrating 9 of Africa’s legendary philosophers of all time

Mildred Europa Taylor | Head of Content

Mildred Europa Taylor November 15, 2018 at 04:00 pm

November 15, 2018 at 04:00 pm | History

V.Y. Mudimbe is a Congolese philosopher --- Berlinale

In ancient times, people held views that there was nothing like African philosophy; Africans could not think and make philosophical sense of their experiences.

But right from the legendary slave turned philosopher, Anton Wilhelm Amo, African intellectuals have proven that these thoughts are wrong, as they have produced the philosophy that presents African worldviews and can be found in the various academic fields of philosophy, such as epistemology, moral philosophy, metaphysics, and political philosophy.

As people all over celebrate World Philosophy Day, here are some great philosophers from Africa whose works have richly enhanced human thought.

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