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    The future of artificial intelligence, posthumanism and the inflection of Pixley Isaka Seme’s African humanism.Malesela John Lamola - 2022 - AI and Society 37 (1):131-141.
    Increasingly, innovation in artificial intelligence technologies portends the re-conceptualization of human existentiality along the paradigm of posthumanism. An exposition of this through a critical culturo-historical methodology uncloaks the Eurocentric genitive basis of the philosophical anthropology that underpins this technological posthumanism, as well as its dystopian possibilities. As a contribution to obviating the latter, an Africanist civilizational humanism proclaimed by Pixley ka Isaka Seme is proffered as a plausible alternative paradigm for humanity’s technological advancement. Seme, a pan-Africanist thinker of the early (...)
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    The de-Africanisation of the African National Congress, Afrophobia in South Africa and the Limpopo River Fever.Malesela John Lamola - 2018 - Filosofia Theoretica: Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religions 7 (3):72-93.
    This essay highlights the root causes of the pervasive discomfort with Africanness common among a significant portion of the South African population. It claims that this collective national psyche manifests as a dysfunctional self-identity, and is therefore akin to a psychosocial malaise we propose to name “the Limpopo River Fever”. The root cause of this pathological psycho-political culture, we venture to demonstrate, is the historical process of a systematic self-orientation away from Africa, perceived as “Africa north of the Limpopo River”. (...)
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