Abraham Olivier is Professor of Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy, University of Fort Hare and Visiting Professor at the Department of Philosophy, Bayreuth University. He is Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the Centre for Phenomenology in South Africa (http://saphenomenology.wordpress.com/) and former Editor-in-Chief of the South African Journal of Philosophy. Olivier obtained his PhD from the University of Tübingen and has held lecturing and research posts at the Universities of Tübingen, Stellenbosch, Padua and the Evangelical University for Social Work, Hamburg. He works on issues relating phenomenology, philosophy of mind, pain studies and African philosophy. He is rated by the National Research Foundation of South Africa as a researcher with considerable international recognition (B3).
Current Areas of Teaching
Phenomenology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind, African Philosophy, Elementary Logic and Epistemology.