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Tsenay Serequeberhan

What I hope to do in this article 1 is to explore the role that philosophy can play in our present African situation. My chosen title commits me to two tasks: (1) laying out, broadly, the character of the discipline that goes by the name

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For Us, By Us

Towards a More Just Philosophical Community

Bryan Mukandi

town, not one person cared to take the time to look and see what was already there. ( Bond 2009: 176 ) Assertions are philosophically treacherous. Whatever the domain or approach to philosophy, perhaps the most predictable response to an assertion

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Who Is Afraid of Feminist Thought?

In Memoriam: Hana Havelková (18 September 1949–31 October 2020)

Veřa Sokolová and Libora Oates-Indruchová

her speech in Hana's honor, she mentioned her lecture at the symposium “Philosophie der Geschlechterdifferenz in der Tschechoslowakei und in Ungarn” (Philosophy and Gender Difference in Czechoslovakia and Hungary) held on 4 May 1991 at the Department

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Jaap Westbroek, Harry Nijhuis, and Laurent van der Maesen

make philosophy a kind of universal mathematics, a science in which everything is derived from simple basic concepts through rigorous deduction” (Störig 1959: 4.2). In this way, philosophy and physics merged. Today, the description of reality in

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Heidi Hakkarainen

Professor of Philosophy at the University of Jena, Niethammer was, in 1807, appointed Central Commissioner of Education to reorganize Bavaria's education system, 12 a task that was in many ways similar to Wilhelm von Humboldt's job in Prussia. 13 While

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Kristen Ghodsee, Hülya Adak, Elsa Stéphan, Chiara Bonfiglioli, Ivan Stankov, Rumiana Stoilova, Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild, Mara Lazda, Adrienne Harris, Ayşe Durakbaşa, Lex Heerma van Voss, Lejila Mušić, Zdeňka Kalnická, Sylwia Kuźma-Markowska, Evguenia Davidova, Tsoneva Tsoneva, Georgi Medarov, and Irina Genova

“French feminism” taught in philosophy and French departments in the United States over the past forty years has been focused on post-structural feminism. This meant that there was little concern for the larger historical context. As Greenwald writes

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Pluralist Democracy and Non-Ideal Democratic Legitimacy

Against Functional and Global Solutions to the Boundary Problem in Democratic Theory

Tom Theuns

and Some Puzzles about Global Democracy .” Journal of Social Philosophy 37 ( 1 ): 81 – 107 . 10.1111/j.1467-9833.2006.00304.x Christiano , Thomas . 2008 . The Constitution of Equality: Democratic Authority and Its Limits . Oxford : Oxford

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Valentina Mitkova

poetry and prose, a literary historian, and a theoretician whose research interests mobilize the interaction of different disciplinary fields—literature, philosophy, political science, feminism—generating new guidelines and perspectives in the sphere of

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Reflecting on Fifty Years of Democratic Theory

Carole Pateman in Conversation with Graham Smith

Carole Pateman and Graham Smith

Obligation: A Critique of Liberal Theory . Cambridge : Polity Press . Pateman , Carole. 2002 . “ Self-Ownership and Property in the Person: Democratization and a Tale of Two Concepts .” Journal of Political Philosophy 10 ( 1 ): 20 – 53 . 10

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Realizing Interspecies Democracy

The Preconditions for an Egalitarian, Multispecies, World

Sue Donaldson, Janneke Vink, and Jean-Paul Gagnon

agency that excludes the active participation of myriad members of the demos on the basis of their alleged incompetence. Vink: It surely is an interesting, resourceful, and rich philosophy of interspecies democracy, and before responding to what has