Conversation in Place and About Place: Response to Chimakonam, “Conversational Philosophy as a New School of Thought in African Philosophy: A Conversation with Bruce Janz on the Concept of “Philosophical Space”

Journal of World Philosophies 1 (1):41-50 (2016)
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Abstract

I respond to Jonathan Chimakonam’s paper in which he presents an approach to dialogue in philosophical space, and raises questions about my own approach. I raise four questions to his understanding of conversation. First, I ask him for more details on his conception of conversation. Second, what happens if not everyone cares to enter into conversation? Third, is conversation a prerequisite to philosophy, or a part of philosophy? And fourth, how does wonder fit into conversation in and about place?

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African philosophy and global epistemic injustice.Jonathan O. Chimakonam - 2017 - Journal of Global Ethics 13 (2):120-137.

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Philosophy-in-Place and the provenance of dialogue.Bruce B. Janz - 2015 - South African Journal of Philosophy 34 (4):480-490.

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