Samuel T. Segun is a doctoral candidate at the Department of Philosophy, University of Johannesburg. His research interests include the history of African intellectual development and philosophy, computational ethics, philosophy of mind especially neurophilosophy and consciousness. Samuel’s doctoral research focuses on developing a robust ethical theory for autonomous intelligent systems that is informed by African values and rivals Western approaches. He is a member and research fellow of the Conversational School of Philosophy (CSP), and a member the AI for Social Good working group at the Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research (CAIR), University of Pretoria. –

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Segun, S. T. (2019). Neurophilosophy and the Problem of Consciousness: An Equiphenomenal Perspective. In New Conversations on the Problems of Identity, Consciousness and Mind (pp. 33-65). Springer, Cham.


Segun, S. T. (2015). Finding a Place for Interrogatory Theory: A Critique of Chimakonam’s Patterns of Social Deconstruction, Reconstruction and the Conversational Order in African Philosophy. Filosofia Theoretica: Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religions4(1), 82-84.

Segun, S. T. (2014). The Prefix African and its Implication for Philosophy in Africa. Filosofia Theoretica: Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religions3(2), 106-123.

Edet, M. I., & Segun, S. T. (2014). The Natural Law Theory in Traditional African Jurisprudential Thought. JL Pol’y & Globalization26, 44.


Segun, S.T. (2017) “Önemli” Afrika “Ve Afrika’daki Felsefe Uygulamasi”. Filosofia Theoretica: Afrika Felsefesi, Kültür ve Dinler Dergisi, cilt 3, no.2 translated into Turkish by Hece Yayınları under the series, Afrika Kültürü.


Segun, S.T. (2019). What Really Is Computational Ethics? Ethics of Information Technology.

Special Issue of EIN on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence.

Segun, S.T. & Ruttkamp-Bloem, E. (2019). Toward An Ethics of AI for Social Good. Ethics of Information Technology. Special Issue of EIN on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence.