Towards Epistemic Justice in Islam: A Virtue Ethics Approach. Lecture by Prof. Dr. Fatema Amijee


Prof. Fatema Amijee is Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of British Columbia. Her main research interests are Metaphysics, Modern Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy (particularly as it relates to Islam), Islamic Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion and the History of Analytic Philosophy especially Frege, Russell, and early Wittgenstein. She is the author of many peer reviewed papers, most recently “The Contingency of Creation and Divine Choice” (Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion, 2022) and “Something from Nothing: Why Some Negative Existentials are Fundamental” (in Non-Being: New Essays on the Metaphysics of Nonexistence, edited by S. Bernstein and T. Goldschmidt, Oxford University Press, 2021).

On Jan. 31th, 6pm, the Colloquium for Philosophy in the MENA-Region is hosting an online talk by Prof. Fatema Amijee with the topic “Towards Epistemic Justice in Islam: A Virtue Ethics Approach”. Participation is free and without registration.

The lecture will be held via zoom.

Date: January 31th, 2023

Time: 6 – 8 pm

Venue: Zoom

Please consult the flyer for more information on the venue and on other talks in this series.