Co-host Chike Jeffers and Peter chat about the themes and questions raised by the podcast so far.
As the twentieth century draws to a close, the critique of ethnophilosophy gives way to approaches that continue to privilege the study of precolonial traditions.
An interview with Kai Kresse who discusses his efforts to do "anthropology of philosophy" on the Swahili Coast.
Paulin Hountondji and other African philosophers criticize ethnophilosophy and advocate a universalist approach.
An interview with Nkiru Nzegwu on matriarchy and gender fluidity in Africa.
What archeology and ethnography tell us about the diverse and often ambiguous roles of men and women in traditional African societies.
Special forms of knowledge and the explanation of misfortunes in African tradition.
Emphasis on the value of community as a major theme in African philosophy.
Traditional African ideas about personhood, which challenge assumptions about the relation between mind and body, self and other.