Seventeenth century Ethiopian philosopher Zera Yacob represents an important philosophical development in that country. His disciple Walda Heywat developed his philosophy even further. Yacob's philosophy continues to be studied in Ethiopia today, and is still commented on in western philosophical literature.
It is clear that the African Philosophers not only grappled with modern ideas before the Europeans even comprehended them, but they also approached all their inquiries with reason. Can Europe accept that African men were better thinkers by the 17th century regardless of the unjustified prejudice against their race?
Those are bold claims, and I think they're worth critiquing. My response to these ideas starts here.
Post by ignorantianescia on May 28, 2019 17:45:15 GMT
This isn't something I have looked into myself (not intending to monetise this), but in general it never fails to amaze me how some people will plug stuff like this without bothering to check more critical academic accounts. A bit like the Ada Lovelace day grift.
On another note, nice job invoking Betteridge's law.
Non cultri, sed cultores homines interficiunt.
Latest lesson for Mythicists: Est extra textum nulla salus.