African Centre for Epistemology and Philosophy of Science

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African Centre For Epistemology And Philosophy Of Science

We are in the business of decolonising knowledge through African voices in Philosophy, strengthening knowledge systems in both North and South.

    • African Philosophy & Indigenous Knowledge Systems
    • Decolonising Knowledge & Epistemic Injustice & Oppression
    • Philosophy of Science: Medicine & Public Health
    • Philosophy of Education & Social Science
    • Philosophy of Biology & Philosophy of Race

The African Centre for Epistemology and Philosophy of Science is an independent entity with close links to the Department of Philosophy ranked no. 2 in Africa.

ACEPS is a proud sponsor of the 2022 UJ Annual Postgraduate School Events.

Why not join the ACEPS team doing a MA, PhD or PDRF in Philosophy in a fun and safe space?

Events 2023

Events 2024

Visitors 2023

Visitors 2024

  • Jan 2024: Prof Sarah Wright (U of Georgia) on a 2 week research collaboration visit.
  • Jan 2024: Dr Jie Gao and Prof Davide Fassio from (Zhejiang U) on a 1 week research collaboration visit.
  • Aug 2024: Prof Karen Frost-Arnold at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, is a 4IR funded Visiting Professor and a return visitor to ACEPS.
  • Sep 2024: Prof. Martin  Kusch (U Vienna) of the Department of Philosophy and Institute Vienna Circle on a  1 week research collaboration visit.

We regularly host visiting and externally funded Postdoctoral researchers. Please contact ACEPS director Prof Veli Mitova , if you are interested in visiting, giving a talk, sharing research or collaborating on a project. Check out the ACEPS Team & PostGrads and Events pages for the previous activities, research groups, reading groups and direction of ACEPS research.

ACEPS address: 3rd floor, cnr Barry Hertzog and Napier road, Milpark, Johannesburg
Entrance from Napier road, it is the big blue glass building. Map link.