Staff Profiles

Mr. Stephen Nawa

Lecturer Philosophy

Faculty of Humanities

Theology and Religious Studies

Lecturer (Philosophy)

Location: Block 253/108 (Old Student Center)
Phone: +267 3555024
Email Mr. Stephen Nawa

MLitt Philosophy, Univ. of St Andrews

BA Hon Philosophy, Monash University

BA Theology & Religious Studies, Univ. of Botswana

Dipl. Philosophy, Univ. of Zimbabwe

Stephen Nawa is a Lecturer in Philosophy specialising in Philosophical Methodology and Critical Thinking in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Botswana.

He joined the University of Botswana, Department of Theology and Religious Studies as an SDF (Staff Development Fellow) in 2012. 

After a year of tutoring, Stephen went to pursue a BA Hons in Philosophy at Monash University, Australia. He worked on a project titled Logic and Logical Truth which sought to understand the nature of logic. He was supervised by Prof. Karen Green.

In 2015 - 2016 Stephen read for a Master of Letters in Philosophy at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. He wrote a dissertation in Philosophical Methodology under the supervision of Prof. John Halden. The title of the dissertation was Analysis as a Theme and Method in Philosophy.

Currently, Stephen is preparing to pursue a PhD. 

My personal website can be accessed here

Critical Thinking

Epistemology: Theory of Knowledge

Theodicy: The Co-Existence of God and Evil

Ethics for Media Professionals

Applied Ethics

Professional Ethics


Science and Religion

Critical Thinking

Informal Logic 



Philosophical Methodology

Critical Thinking

Informal Logic

Philosophical Methodology

Tabalaka, A. B, Nawa, S and Sesiro, D. (2020). Re-Interpreting Inclusion from Ubuntu Perspective: Towards a Non-exclusionary Approach for Persons with Disability. In Amanze J. N & Nkomazana F. (Eds.), Disability is not Inability: A Quest for Inclusion and Participation of People with Disability in Society (pp. 433-449). Mzuzu Press.

Nawa, S. (2020). Criminalization of HIV Transmission in Africa: Ubuntu/Botho Perspective. Boleswa Journal of Theology, Religion and Philosophy. 5(2), 167-179.


In pursuit of academic excellence