African philosophy and global epistemic injustice

  title={African philosophy and global epistemic injustice},
  author={J. Chimakonam},
  journal={Journal of Global Ethics},
  pages={120 - 137}
ABSTRACT In this paper, I consider how the discourse on global epistemic justice might be approached differently if some contributions from the African philosophical place are taken seriously. To be specific, I argue that the debate on global justice broadly has not been global. I cite as an example, the exclusion or marginalisation of African philosophy, what it has contributed and what it may yet contribute to the global epistemic edifice. I point out that this exclusion is a case of… Expand
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