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Diagne, Souleymane Bachir


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    • found: His Boole, c1989:t.p. (Souleymane Bachir Diagne) cover p. 4 (alumnus of Ecole normale supérieure; agrégé de philosophie; teaches philosophy at Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar)
    • found: Islam and the public sphere in Africa, c2008:t.p. (Souleymane Bachir Diagne) p. 119 (professor of philosophy, Columbia Univ., New York; taught at Northwestern Univ. in 2007)
    • found: The meanings of Timbuktu, 2008:title page (Souleymane Bachir Diagne) page 4 of cover (professor of philosophy, Northwestern University, Chicago; formerly vice-dean of the College of Humanities and professor in the philosophy department, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Senegal; he currently chairs the Scientific Committee of the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA); member of UNESCO's African Scientific Committee on Higher Education)
    • found: Wikipedia, Oct. 27, 2016(Souleymane Bachir Diagne; born 1955 in Saint-Louis, Senegal); his work focuses on history of logic and mathematics, epistemology, tradition of philosophy in the Islamic world, identity formation, and African literatures and philosophies; after baccalauréat in Senegal he attended Lycée Louis-le-Grand in Paris, then the Ecole Normale Supérieure; agrégation in philosophy 1978; doctoral thesis in mathematics 1982, Université Paris I, where he also completed doctorat d'Etat in 1988 on Boole's algebra of logic; returned to Senegal in 1982 to teach at Cheikh Anta Diop University; member of UNESCO's International Council for Philosophy and Humanistic Studies, CODESRIA, African and Malagasy Committee for Higher Education (CAMES), and UNESCO's Council on the Future; taught in Northwestern's departments of Philosophy and Religion 2002-2007; currently professor of French, and Chair of the Department of French and Romance Philology with secondary appointment in the Department of Philosophy, Columbia University)
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