ልዩነት እና ተመሣሣይነት| ፍቅር ጥናት ምርምር በአስተርጓሚ

ባለፈው ክፍል “ባርነትን ሳያውቁ ነፃነትን የሚናፍቁ ህዝቦች” በሚል ርዕስ ባቀረብኩት ፅሁፍ አብዛኞቹ የአፍሪካ ሀገራት አስተሳሰብ ባርነት (Conceptual Colonization) ስር እንዳሉ ለማሳየት ሞክሬያለሁ። የኢትዮጲያ የከፍተኛ ትምህርት ተቋማት የጥናትና ምርምር ሥራና አሰራርን እንደመነሻ በመውሰድ በሀገሪቱ ያለውን የሥነ-ዕውቀት ቀውስ (Epistemological Crisis) ለማሳየት እሞክራለሁ። በዋናነት በማህበራዊ ሣይንስ ዘርፍ የከፍተኛ ት/ት ተቋማት መምህራንና ተመራማሪዎች፣ እንዲሁም የሁለተኛ ድግሪ ተማሪዎች የሚሰሯቸው ጥናታዊ … Continue reading ልዩነት እና ተመሣሣይነት| ፍቅር ጥናት ምርምር በአስተርጓሚ

Empire state of mind – why do so many people think colonialism was a good thing?

A poll has shown that 43% of people think we should be proud of the British empire, apparently untroubled by its history of massacres, concentration camps and deliberate famines. Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn Share on Google+ Share on WhatsApp Name: The empire. Age: More than 400 years old. Appearance: Pink. Ooh, what’s up? … Continue reading Empire state of mind – why do so many people think colonialism was a good thing?

Epistemological crises and the philosophy of science, part-2

Consider what it is to share a culture. It is to share schemata which are at one and the same time constitutive of and normative for intelligible action by myself and are also means for my interpretations of the actions of others. My ability to understand what you are doing and my ability to act … Continue reading Epistemological crises and the philosophy of science, part-2

Epistemological crises and the philosophy of science, part-1

What is an epistemological crisis? Consider, first, the situation of ordinary agents who are thrown into such crises. Someone who has believed that he was highly valued by his employers and colleagues is suddenly fired; someone proposed for membership of a club whose members were all, so he believed, close friends is blackballed. Or someone … Continue reading Epistemological crises and the philosophy of science, part-1

Epistemological crises and the philosophy of science, part-1

What is an epistemological crisis? Consider, first, the situation of ordinary agents who are thrown into such crises. Someone who has believed that he was highly valued by his employers and colleagues is suddenly fired; someone proposed for membership of a club whose members were all, so he believed, close friends is blackballed. Or someone … Continue reading Epistemological crises and the philosophy of science, part-1