In the context of post-colonialism, the concept of ‘ethno’/ ‘ethnic’ is becoming popular. Especially in ‘third’ world countries, researches are done on ‘ethno-medicine’, ‘ethno-chemistry’, ‘ethno-botany’, ‘ethno-history’, ‘ethno-economics’ and so on. But unfortunately, ‘ethno-philosophy’ is an enigmatic word to academic philosophers. Neither in the West nor East, is it done. Only in Africa, a certain group of philosophers are doing ethnophilosophy.Login to read more
The author is a professor of philosophy in Arul Anandar College (Autonomous), Karumathur, Madurai, and author of two books: Ethnophilosophising in India (Series-1): A Study on Arunthathiyars and Philosophies of Margins.