This research explores Ancestorcentrism, a transdisciplinary research framework emphasising respect for diversity, knowledge development, clear values, practical applications, and cultural sensitivity. It argues for decolonising knowledge by highlighting the perspectives of the Mossi-Dagbamba people of West Africa. The study employs transcendental philosophy and qualitative methods, including interviews and observations, to understand the lived experiences of the Mossi-Dagbamba in relation to Ancestorcentrism. Considering their social, cultural, and spiritual context, this framework values indigenous knowledge, science, philosophy, and development


Mossi-Dagbamba Ancestorcentrism Ontology Worldview


How to Cite
Abu Tia Jambedu (PhD cand.), Badigamsira Inusah Abdul Majeed, & Prof. David Millar. (2024). Ancestor centrism: A Philosophical Paradigm for Transdisciplinary Research (A). Zien Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 30, 12–28. https://doi.org/10.62480/zjssh.2024.vol30.pp12-18


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