Ethics, Culture and Justice: African and Africana Perspectives.
The central aim of this conference is to address questions about the unique contributions of African and Africana philosophy and studies to ethics, culture and justice.
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: KWASI WIREDU, University of South Florida, FL, USA, and ANTJIE KROG, University of Western Cape, South Africa
Themes and sub-themes:
• Ethics: comparative perspectives
• Postcolonial discourse and ethics
• Sexism, Xenophobia and Nationalism in South Africa
• Ethics and aesthetics in Africa
• Religion and ethics in Africa
• The ethical function of African art
• The influences of Western philosophy on Africana philosophy
• Multiculturalism and the alleged universality of values
• Race and Justice in South Africa
• Reconciliation: Philosophical perspectives
• HIV/AIDS in African and Africana Communities
• Development ethics
• Language Ethics in Africa
We welcome papers which do not directly address the theme or sub-themes of the conference.
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