International Society for African Philosophy and Studies (ISAPS) 2015 conference

Страна: США

Город: Washington

Тезисы до: 01.04.2015

Даты: 14.05.15 — 15.05.15

Область наук: Философские;

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Организаторы: Howard University


Part i: thematic areas

Health, including environmental problems that bear on health issues (e.g., air quality, housing, potable water, sanitation, nutrition, health care and education, climate change, responses to health crises such as ebola)

Education, including all formal education from pre-school or headstart through professional and graduate degrees with emphasis on technology solutons to problems of resource scarcity and particular emphasis on the ethical obligations of african universities to their supporting communities

Economy, including foreign and domestic capital sourcing, changing employment demographics (rural and urban, farming and manufacturing), technology transfer, appropriate technology

Criminal justice, including anti-corruption measures, policing, judiciary and incarceration systems

Part ii: critical research themes for addressing african continental problems

African ethics (e.g., ancient egyptian and ethiopian, ubuntu, etc.) As distinct from other continental ethical systems (e.g. asian, european, north american)

African universities’ ethical responsibilities to their supporting communities

The african experience in the americas as it bears in all its diversity on solutions to critical african problems

Macro and micro-appropriate technology in africa

African union responsibility for continental education measures

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