Dr Jonathan Chimakonam Okeke has recently returned from a Fellowship at the University of Tübingen’s Centre for Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Studies in Germany and has recently published a book titled African Metaphysics, Epistemology and a New Logic: A Decolonial Approach to Philosophy (Springer 2021)

Posted on October 21, 2021

Jonathan O. Chimakonam PhD is a senior lecturer at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. He taught at the University of Calabar, Nigeria for several years. He was a Research Associate at the University of Johannesburg (2017-2019). His teaching and research interests cover the areas of African Philosophy, Intercultural Philosophy, Logic, Environmental Ethics, and Postmodern/postcolonial/decolonial thought.

He aims to break new grounds in African philosophy by formulating a system that unveils new concepts and opens new vistas for thought (Conversational philosophy); a method that represents a new approach to philosophizing in African and intercultural philosophies (Conversational thinking); and a system of logic that grounds both (Ezumezu). His articles have appeared in refereed and accredited international journals.

- Author Dr Jonathan Chimakonam Okeke
Published by Rene Le Roux

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