Earth to Philosophy


6: Olufemi Taiwo

Season 1, Ep. 6

Olufemi Taiwo is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University. His theoretical work draws liberally from German transcendental philosophy, contemporary philosophy of language, contemporary social science, histories of activism and activist thinkers, and the Black radical tradition. Femi is currently writing a book entitled Reconsidering Reparations that considers a novel philosophical argument for reparations and explores links with environmental justice. He also writes public philosophy, including articles exploring intersections of climate justice and colonialism.

Episode reading:

How a Green New Deal Could Exploit Developing Countries (2019) from Salon

Climate Colonialism & Large-Scale Land Acquisitions (2019) Guest blog post on the Carnegie Climate Governance Initiative's Blog

Opening music is Where it Goes by Jahzzar.

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