International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Humanism of Segun Ogungbemi: His Journey to the Vision of Openness
TAIWO, Olusegun Stephen

This paper examines the philosophical dexterity of Segun Ogungbemi in order to articulate his ideology as one that portrays humanism as a philosophical doctrine. Segun Ogungbemi in his philosophical disquisitions profoundly distorts and refutes some religious beliefs and metaphysical assumptions that could not be graphically established. To achieve our aim, the paper shall have a general understanding of what humanism. The paper reflects on some thoughts of Ogungbemi as articulated in some of his philosophical discourses that reflect humanist thought. The humanism of Ogungbemi is based on his liberal disposition to knowledge which he writes out of his personal conviction about the idea he canvasses. His disposition unarguably leads to fecundity of ideas and knowledge in the ever-increasing multidisciplinary environment.

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