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SHSS Lecturer’s Research Paper published in a Spanish Journal

The director of Master of Applied Philosophy and Ethics Mr. John Branya recently had his paper published in Miscelanea Poliana, a renowned Spanish journal. The paper is titled ‘Introduction to Leonardo Polo´s Philosophical Motivation and in it Branya explores the writings of a Spanish philosopher Leonardo Polo which have been published by Professor Juan Fernando Sellés. John Branya has followed closely the works of Professor Juan Fernando Sellés and has translated the book, ‘Anthropology for Rebels’ by Juan Fernando Sellés. The ‘Translation of Theory of Knowledge’ by Juan Fernando Sellés is very valuable in the Masters in Applied Philosophy and Ethics (MAPE) course at Strathmore University. To read the entire research paper, click here – http://www.leonardopolo.net/revista/mpultimo.htm#Ingles


About Leonardo Polo

Leonardo Polo was a Spanish philosopher who discovered a new way to access the highest reality which is the human person. He was born in Madrid,  graduated in Law from Universidad Complutense of Madrid, later of Philosophy from Universidad of Barcelona; he also obtained a chair of Philosophy in Granada and later spent the rest of his professorship in the University of Navarra, Pamplona. His new method redefines the position of theory of knowledge, metaphysics and anthropology in a way he refers to as Transcendental Anthropology becomes the highest level of knowledge.


About John Branya 


He is the Director of the Center for Applied Philosophy and Ethics (CAPE) in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. He is a specialist in Anthropology and Ethics. His research in ethics includes wider interests in Social/Political Philosophy and Family Development. John has been instrumental in the development of Ethics education in Kenya and has co-authored Social Education and Ethics textbooks and teachers’ guides for Form 1, Form 2 and Form 4 published by the Kenya Institute of Education. Among other conference presentations, Mr. Branya presented the paper titled,”Ethics and Family Resilience; A teaching experience” in the 3rd Network of African Family Scholars Colloquium, in Strathmore University, 2008.