The Universalist/Localist Dilemma

Everyone of us, non-Westerners, BIPOC, BAME, immigrants, disabled folks, women, etc. who has tried to develop a career in science, philosophy, art, literature or in academia in general knows well the loose-loose dilemma of having to decide whether to try to contribute to philosophy, science, art, whatever as it is already recognised in mainstream metropolitan […]

Notes on Khader’s Decolonizing Universalism and the Problematization of Disability in Feminist Philosophy

In Foucault and Feminist Philosophy of Disability, I aimed to denaturalize disability by arguing that disability is an apparatus of power rather than a natural human difference, personal attribute, or biological characteristic. My argument is thus distinct from the approaches to disability that disabled philosophers of disability such as Barnes, Silvers, and Stramondo take and […]

‘Ezumezu’ and ‘African Philosophy as Critical Universalism’: Engaging African Intuitions for Normative Theory in a Pluriverse, Ebonyi State University, May 27-29, 2019

Special Workshop on the Nature and Significance of Postcolonial African Philosophy This special workshop on the nature and significance of Postcolonial African Philosophy is primarirly motivated by two recent publications. The first, Ezumezu: A System of Logic for African Philosophy and Studies(Springer 2019) by Jonathan O. Chimakonam PhD (Senior Lecturer, University of Calabar, Nigeria), articulates a […]