Henok Girma

Doktorand i filosofi vid Kungliga Tekniska högskolan.

Henok Girma Abebe is a philosophy PhD student at KTH Royal Institute of Technology. Here, he discusses the philosophical traditions in Sweden and Ethiopia. From the ancient Greeks, and the history of Western philosophy in general, we have learned that philosophy mainly begins with wonder. The view that philosophy, as a rational critical inquiry, is predominantly the work of individual philosophers who out of mere curiosity adventured into some of the fundamental questions of human reality seems to be an established fact in the Western world. Another major characteristic of the philosophical traditions in the West is its richness in…

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