Prof. Mogobe Ramose

Prof. Mogobe Ramose, Philosopher, South Africa

Mogobe Ramose is retired Professor of philosophy focused primarily on Ethics, African philosophy and Philosophy of Law. He obtained his D Phil (Philosophy) at the Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven, (KUL), (Louvain) Belgium in 1983.He holds the Master of Science degree (International Relations) from the University of London (The London School of Economics and Political Science). He is currently research Professor in Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, Department of Clinical Psychology, Ga-Rankuwa, South Africa.

He was:

  • lecturer at the university of Zimbabwe and Chishawasha Major seminary and,
  • Tilburg University  in the Netherlands,
  • Research Fellow at the Centre for Research into the Foundations of Law (CGR), KUL, Belgium
  • Professor at the universities of Venda, South Africa; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and, the University of South Africa.

His monograph, African Philosophy Through Ubuntu, Mond Books Publishers, Harare Zimbabwe, first published in 1999, is translated into Dutch and Portuguese. His other monograph is; Van Eeden kiest voor de maan, ISVW Uitgewers, Leusden, Nederland, 2020. He has published numerous articles such as “I doubt, therefore, African philosophy exists”, “Only the sovereign may declare war and NATO as well”, “Critique of Ramos Grosfoguel’s ‘epistemic decolonial turn’”.