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Souleymane Bachir Diagne


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Souleymane Bachir Diagne is a professor in the Departments of French and Philosophy at Columbia University. His areas of research and publication include history of philosophy, history of logic and mathematics, Islamic philosophy, and African philosophy and literature. His most recent publications include Islam and the Open Society: Fidelity and Movement in the Philosophy of Muhammad Iqbal, Codesria (2010); L’élan vital dans la pensée de L.S. Senghor et de Mohamed Iqbal (2011); African Art as Philosophy: Senghor, Bergson, and the Idea of Negritude (2011); Comment philosopher en Islam? (2013); and L'encre des savants: Reflexions sur la philosophie en Afrique (2013).