SOAS University of London

Department of Religions & Philosophies, School of History, Religions & Philosophies

Dr Elvis Imafidon

PhD (Ibadan)
  • Teaching
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Overview

Elvis Imafidon
Department of Religions and Philosophies, School of History, Religions and Philosophies

Lecturer

Name:
Dr Elvis Imafidon
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Address:
SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
338
Academic Support Hours:
Tuesdays 12:00-14:00

Biography

Articles
Sheryl Reimer-Kirkham, Barb Astle, Ikponwosa Ero, Elvis Imafidon and Emma Strobell. The Disproportionate Impact of Health-related Stigma and Associated Worldviews on the Security and Wellbeing of Mothers affected by Albinism. Journal of the Foundations of Science, Special Issue on Worldviews and Health-related Stigma, 28 (2020).

Elvis Imafidon, Bernard Matolino, Lucky Uchenna Ogbonnaya, Ada Agada, Aribiah, David Attoes, Fainos Mangena, and Edwin Etieyibo. Are We Finished with the Ethnophilosophy Debate? A Multi-Perspective Conversation. Filosofia Theoretica: Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religion, 8.2 (2019): 111-138.

Imafidon, Elvis, Between the Ingredients and the Dish as such: Philosophy in places and beyond, Britta Saul (trans.), Zwischen den Zutaten und dem Gericht als solchem: Philosophie an Orten und Daruber hinaus, Polylog: Journal of Intercultural Philosophy, special issue on the inter, 40 (2019): 19-35.

Isaac E. Ukpokolo & Elvis Imafidon. Introductory: African Philosophy and the Reconstruction of Fractured Epistemologies. Synthesis Philosophica: Journal of the Croatian Philosophical Society, Special Issue on African Philosophy and Fractured Epistemology, 47.2 (2018): 3-4.

Elvis Imafidon. Is the African Moral Epistemology of Care Fractured? Synthesis Philosophica: Journal of the Croatian Philosophical Society, Special Issue on African Philosophy and Fractured Epistemology, 47.2 (2018): 165-178.

Elvis Imafidon. Dealing with the Other between the Ethical and the Moral: Albinism on the African Continent. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics, 38.2 (2017): 163-177.

Elvis Imafidon, Defending a Dogma: Between Grice, Strawson and Quine. International Journal of Philosophy and Theology, 2.1 (2014): 35-44.

Godwin O. Idjakpo & Elvis Imafidon. Rethinking the Issue of Alienation in Marxism Today. SAU Journal of Humanities, 2.1 & 2 (2014): 19-26.

Elvis Imafidon. Metaphors and Meanings Hidden in Cultures: Dance of the Spirit in an African (Esan) Tradition. Review of Arts and Humanities, 3.2 (2014): 19-29.

Elvis Imafidon. The Popular Rationalist Image of Science: An Overview or the Positivist View of Science, Ekpoma Review: Philosophy and Theology Journal of the Catholic Major Seminary of All Saints, 2 (2014): 101-119.

Elvis Imafidon. Being in Esan Traditional Thought. Enwisdomization Journal: An International Journal for Learning and Teaching Wisdom, 6.1 (2014): 132-155.

Elvis Imafidon, Miss Independent: Gender and Independence on the African Continent. Inkanyiso: The Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 5.1 (2013): 21-30.

Elvis Imafidon. Free Inquiry and the Quest for a Less Authoritarian Society. WAJOPS: West African Journal of Philosophical Studies, 15 (2013): 1-17.

Elvis Imafidon. The Concept of Person in an African Culture and its Implication for Social Order. Lumina: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 23.2 (2012): 78-96.

Elvis Imafidon & Jacob A. Aigbodioh. Situations Defying Available Solution and Thinking as Releasement: The Case of Terrorism. Enwisdomization Journal, 5.2 (2012): 31-48.

Elvis Imafidon & Isaac E. Ukpokolo. Philosophy Interrogates an African Culture: Echoes from the Frankfurt School. TOPOS: Journal of Philosophy and Cultural Studies, 25.2 (2012): 115-130.

Justina O. Ehiakhamen & Elvis Imafidon. Interrogating the Universal Indices of Child Abuse: The Paradox of the African Experience. IRCAB Journal of Social and Management Sciences, 2.2 (2012): 268-273.

Elvis Imafidon. Fundamental Questions about Nothing. Synthesis Philosophica: Journal of the Croatian Philosophical Society, 26.2 (2011): 309 – 322.

Elvis Imafidon. Rethinking the Individual’s Place in an African (Esan) Ontology. Cultura: International Journal of the Philosophy of Culture and Axiology, 8.1 (2011): 93-110.

Elvis Imafidon, & Godwin O. Idjakpo. Can Induction be Overlooked in Science?: A Critique of Popper’s Rationalization of Science. Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, 38.3 (2011): 161-177.

Elvis Imafidon. Heidegger’s Approach to Being: Man as the Fundament of Ontology. KAYGI: Uludag University Faculty of Arts and Science Journal of Philosophy, 14.2 (2010): 27-43.

Elvis Imafidon. Moral Education for Societal Development. Apostolos: An Annual Publication of the Seminary of All Saints, 9 (2010): 14-16.

Elvis Imafidon, A Critique of Substance Ontology. International Journal of African Cultures and Ideas, 10.1 & 2 (2010): 19-28.

Chapters in Books
Elvis Imafidon. Africa and the Unfolding of Difference. In Elvis Imafidon (Ed.), Handbook of African Philosophy of Difference (Cham: Springer, 2020), 1-12.

Elvis Imafidon. Exploring African Philosophy of Difference. In Elvis Imafidon (Ed.), Handbook of African Philosophy of Difference (Cham: Springer, 2020), 15-30

Elvis Imafidon. Intrinsic Versus Earned Value in African conception of Personhood. In Elvis Imafidon (Ed.), Handbook of African Philosophy of Difference (Cham: Springer, 2020), 239-254.

Elvis Imafidon. Alterity, African Modernity and the Critique of Change. In Elvis Imafidon (Ed.), Handbook of African Philosophy of Difference (Cham: Springer, 2020), 171-189.

Elvis Imafidon. Some Epistemological Issues in the Othering of Persons with Albinism in Africa. In Elvis Imafidon (Ed.), Handbook of African Philosophy of Difference (Cham: Springer, 2020), 361-376.

Kenneth Uyi Abudu and Elvis Imafidon. Epistemic Injustice, Disability and Queerness in African Cultures. In Elvis Imafidon (Ed.), Handbook of African Philosophy of Difference (Cham: Springer, 2020), 393-409.

Elvis Imafidon. Dealing with the Trauma of a Loss: Interrogating the Feminine Experience of Coping with Spouse’s Death in African Traditions. In Jonathan O. Chimakonam and Louise du Toit (Eds.), African Philosophy and the Epistemic Marginalisation of Women (London: Routledge, 2018): 89-106.

Elvis Imafidon. Western Specifications, African Approximations: Time Colour and Existential Attitudes. In Isaac E. Ukpokolo (Ed.) Themes, Issues and Problems in African Philosophy (Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017): 253-264

Elvis Imafidon, Introduction: Modernity, Ethics and the Subject. In Elvis Imafidon (Ed.), The Ethics of Subjectivity: Perspectives since the Dawn of Modernity (Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015): 1-10.

Elvis Imafidon. Habermas’ Ethics of Intersubjectivity. In Elvis Imafidon (Ed.), The Ethics of Subjectivity: Perspectives since the Dawn of Modernity (Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015): 255-279.

Elvis Imafidon. Rethinking the Dichotomy between Scientific and Metaphysical Discourse. In Monday L. Igbafen & Blessing O. Agidigbi (Eds.), Explorations in African Philosophy: Essays in Honour of Anthony O. Echekwube (Ibadan: Bwright Integrated Publishers Limited, 2015): 102-113.

Elvis Imafidon, On the Ontological Foundation of a Social Ethics in African Tradition. In Elvis Imafidon &. John A. I. Bewaji (Eds.) Ontologized Ethics: New Essays in African Meta-Ethics (Lanham, Maryland, U.S.A.: Lexington Books, 2013): 37-54.

Elvis Imafidon, Life’s Origin in Bioethics: Implications of Three Ontological Perspectives: Judeo-Christianity, Western Secularism and the African Worldview. In Elvis Imafidon &. John A. I. Bewaji (Eds.) Ontologized Ethics: New Essays in African Meta-Ethics (Lanham, Maryland, U.S.A.: Lexington Books, 2013): 133-150.

Elvis Imafidon &. John A. I. Bewaji. Introduction to Ontologized Ethics: New Essays in African Meta-Ethics (Lanham, Maryland, U.S.A.: Lexington Books, 2013): ix-xix.

Elvis Imafidon &. John A. I. Bewaji, Conclusion to Ontologized Ethics: New Essays in African Meta-Ethics (Lanham, Maryland, U.S.A.: Lexington Books, 2013): 205-206.

Book Reviews
Elvis Imafidon. Review of Innocent I. Asouzu’s ‘IBUARU: The Heavy Burden of Philosophybeyond African Philosophy (Zürich: LIT VERLAG, 2007), pp. 1-336’. IRORO: A Journal of Arts. Volume 16, Number 1 (2015): 299-305.

Authored and Edited Books
Elvis Imafidon. (Ed.). Handbook of African Philosophy of Difference Cham: Springer, 2020. 566pp.

Elvis Imafidon African Philosophy and the Otherness of Albinism. London: Routledge, 2018. 162pp.

Elvis Imafidon, (Ed.). The Ethics of Subjectivity: Perspectives since the Dawn of Modernity. Hampshire UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. 361pp.

Elvis Imafidon, The Question of the Rationality of African Traditional Thought: An Introduction. Charleston, South Carolina: CreateSpace, 2013. 99pp.

Elvis Imafidon &. John A. I. Bewaji (Eds.) Ontologized Ethics: New Essays in African Meta-Ethics. Lanham, Maryland, U.S.A.: Lexington Books, 2013: 242pp.

Celestine O. Isiramen, Emorc C. Emordi, Bibian O. Anyanwu, Osakwe Omoera, Elvis Imafidon and Moses O. Idemudia. An Introduction to Research Methods in the Humanities. Ibadan, Nigeria: Kairos Publishing, 2017. 162pp.

Edited Journals
Isaac E. Ukpokolo and Elvis Imafidon (Eds.), Special Issue on ‘African Philosophy and the Reconstruction of Fractured Epistemologies’, Synthesis Philosophica: Journal of the Croatian Philosophical Society, Volume 65, Number 1 (2018), 280pp.

Teaching

Publications

Authored Books

Imafidon, Elvis (2018) African Philosophy and the Otherness of Albinism: White Skin, Black Race. London: Routledge.

Articles

Reimer-Kirkham, Sheryl and Astle, Barbara and Ero, Ikponwosa and Imafidon, Elvis and Strobell, Emma (2020) 'Mothering, Albinism and Human Rights: The Disproportionate Impact of Health-Related Stigma in Tanzania'. Foundations of Science. [Forthcoming]

Imafidon, Elvis (2018) 'Is the African Feminist Moral Epistemology of Care Fractured?'. Synthesis Philosophica, (33) 1, pp 165-177.

Imafidon, Elvis (2017) 'Dealing With the Other Between the Ethical and the Moral: Albinism on the African Continent'. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics, (38) 2, pp 163-177.

Edited Books or Journals

Imafidon, Elvis and Bewaji, John, (eds.), (2014) Ontologzed Ethics: New Essays in African Meta-ethics. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books.

Book Chapters

Imafidon, Elvis (2018) 'Dealing with the Trauma of a Loss: Interrogating the Feminine Experience of Coping with Spouse’s Death in African Traditions'. In: Chimakonam, Jonathan and de Toit, Louise, (eds.), African Philosophy and the Epistemic Marginalization of Women. London: Routledge, pp 89-106.

Imafidon, Elvis (2014) 'Life’s Origin in Bioethics: Implications of Three Ontological Perspectives: Judeo-Christianity, Western Secularism, and the African Worldview'. In: Imafidon, Elvis and Bewaji, John Ayotunde Isola, (eds.), Ontologized Ethics: New Essays in African Meta-ethics. Maryland, USA: Lexington Books, pp 133-150.

 

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