By Tendayi Sithole

Moving clear of the area of commemorative, iconicity, monumentalization, and memorialization, Sithole makes use of Steve Biko's meditations as a discursive intervention to appreciate black subjectivity. The epistemological shift of this ebook isn't really to be slowed down by way of the cataloging of occasions, anything that's renowned within the literature of Steve Biko and Black cognizance. relatively, a theoretical mind's eye and conceptual invention is engaged upon which will situate Biko in the existential repertoire of blackness as a domain of subjectivity and never the article of research. The theoretical mind's eye and conceptual invention fosters an interpretive technique and an ongoing critique that can't succeed in any epistemic closure. this is often what decolonial meditations are all approximately, commencing up new vistas of notion and new modes of critique expert by means of epistemic breaks from “empirical absolutism” that lessen Biko to an epistemic catalogue. it really is in Steve Biko: Decolonial Meditations of Black cognizance that the black topic is engaged not just within the politics of feedback for its personal sake, yet philosophy of existence.

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