African philosophy and the politics of language in Africa

Much can be learnt from African philosophy about the politics of language on the continent. At the same time African philosophers as participants in a practice with its own power dimensions and social impact also need to reflect on the languages they use to develop and communicate their insights.

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Oor | About Gerrit Brand

Gerrit is senior lektor in sistematiese teologie aan die Universiteit Stellenbosch, en die skrywer van verskeie vakkundige en populêre artikels asook die monografie Speaking of a Fabulous Ghost – In Search of Theological Criteria, with Special Reference to the Debate on Salvation in African Christian Theology. Sy blog, DinkNet, kan op die aanlyn joernaal LitNet gelees word. Verder skryf hy rubrieke vir die Kerkbode, die Maandblad Zuid-Afrika en Streven. Hy is getroud met Lucia, en hulle het twee seuns, Simon en Arend. Hulle woon in Stellenbosch. || Gerrit is senior lecturer in systematic theology at Stellenbosch University, en the author of several academic and popular articles, as well as the monograph Speaking of a Fabulous Ghost – In Search of Theological Criteria, with Special Reference to the Debate on Salvation in African Christian Theology. His blog, DinkNet, can be read on the online journal LitNet. He also writes columns for Kerkbode, Maandblad Zuid-Afrika and Streven. He is married to Lucia, and they have two sons, Simon and Arend. They live in Stellenbosch.
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