On Latin American and African Philosophy: History, Topics and Issues

Palabras clave: Latin American Philosophy, African Philosophy, History, Currents, Themes


In this article we compare and contrast Latin American Philosophy and African Philosophy in terms of history, currents and themes. We present an overview of both philosophical traditions in which we describe the methodologies and movements associated with each tradition respectively. We end by suggesting potential areas for further collaboration between the two traditions based on the similarities and differences suggested by our presentation.


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Biografía del autor/a

Chad Harris , University of Johannesburg - South Africa

Senior Lecturer, Philosophy Department and Director: African Centre for Epistemology and Philosophy of Science (ACEPS), University of Johannesburg, South Africa.

Agemir Bavaresco, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul Porto Alegre - Brazil

Professor of Post-Graduation Program of Philosophy PUCRS/Brazil, Research Associate: Centre for Epistemology and Philosophy of Science (ACEPS)


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Harris , C., & Bavaresco, A. (2021). On Latin American and African Philosophy: History, Topics and Issues. Revista De Filosofía, 38(99), 429 -447. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5652378
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