Partisan Universalism

by Gamal Abdel-Shehid
Partisan Universalism
  • ISBN-13: 9781990263057
  • Author(s): Gamal Abdel-Shehid
  • Subject: Philosophy
  • Publisher: Daraja Press
  • Imprint: Daraja Press
  • Publication Date: 20-09-2021
  • Format: p/b

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£20.99
The collection of essays in Partisan Universalism celebrates the work of Ato Sekyi-Otu as a scholar, teacher and friend, marking his extraordinary contribution to the philosophy, politics and praxis of liberation. As Ato Sekyi-Otu has argued in his recent book, Left Universalism, Africacentric Essays (Routlege 2019), universalism is an 'inescapable presupposition of ethical judgment in general and critique in particular, especially indispensable for radical criticism of conditions of existence in postcolonial society and for vindicating visions of social regeneration'. Universalism must and can only be partisan. Edited by Gamal Abdel-Shehid and Sofia Noori, the collection includes essays by Stefan Kipfler, Patrick Taylor, Sophie Mcall, Gamal Abdel-Shehid, Jeremy M. Glick, Nigel C. Gibson, Jeff Noonan, Esteve Morera, Tyler Gasteiger, Olufemi Taiwo, Susan Dianne Brophy, Nergis Canefe, Chistoher Balcom and by Ato Sekyi-Otu himself. Lewis Gordon provides an afterword to this exceptional c
About the book

The collection of essays in Partisan Universalism celebrates the work of Ato Sekyi-Otu as a scholar, teacher and friend, marking his extraordinary contribution to the philosophy, politics and praxis of liberation. As Ato Sekyi-Otu has argued in his recent book, Left Universalism, Africacentric Essays (Routlege 2019), universalism is an 'inescapable presupposition of ethical judgment in general and critique in particular, especially indispensable for radical criticism of conditions of existence in postcolonial society and for vindicating visions of social regeneration'. Universalism must and can only be partisan. Edited by Gamal Abdel-Shehid and Sofia Noori, the collection includes essays by Stefan Kipfler, Patrick Taylor, Sophie Mcall, Gamal Abdel-Shehid, Jeremy M. Glick, Nigel C. Gibson, Jeff Noonan, Esteve Morera, Tyler Gasteiger, Olufemi Taiwo, Susan Dianne Brophy, Nergis Canefe, Chistoher Balcom and by Ato Sekyi-Otu himself. Lewis Gordon provides an afterword to this exceptional c