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Josias Tembo

Radboud University Nijmegen

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Josias Tembo is a PhD researcher in ethics and political philosophy at Radboud University in Nijmegen Netherlands. He has a BA in philosophy from St John Vianney Seminary, BA Honours philosophy and master degree in philosophy on African identity from the University of Pretoria. His research interest is in postcolonial political theory, critical philosophy of race and African philosophy. He is also a Research Associate at the University of Pretoria in the department of philosophy.

Josias has published articles and book chapters:

Tembo J. (2020) Hegel’s Bondsman Dialectic and the African: A Critical Appraisal of Achille Mbembe’s Colonial Subjects. In Kistner U., & van Haute P. (eds) Violence, Slavery and Freedom between Hegel and Fanon. Wits University Press, Johannesburg. 

Tembo J., Gerber S. (2020) Toward a Postcolonial Universal Ontology. In: Imafidon E. (eds) Handbook of African Philosophy of Difference. Handbooks in Philosophy. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-14835-5_8

Tembo, J. (2018) Mbembe at the Lekgotla of Foucault’s Self-Styling and African Identity. Phronimon 19.  https://doi.org/10. 25159/2413-3086/2121.

Josias Tembo

Radboud University Nijmegen