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78. , p. 115. a journal of theory and action... Upping the Anti is published twice a year by a collective of activists and organizers. “Upping the Anti” refers to our interest in assessing the interwoven tendencies of anti-capitalism, anti-oppression, and anti-imperialism. Although inexact in their proclamations, these positions point toward a radical politics outside of the “party building” exercises of the sectarian left and the dead end of social democracy. In every issue of Upping the Anti, activists and organizers reflect on the state of contemporary organizing.

It is telling that Althusser and Hountondji’s claim for a privileged role for philosophy tethers itself to this hegemony by proclaiming philosophy’s role as an adjunct of science. Hountondji’s fetishization of methodological ‘rigour’, hand-waving about objectivity, and voluntarist equation of ‘consciousness’ with liberation are of a piece with this reigning scientism. 68 The third legitimation crisis was political. Hountondji’s pan-African claims were made in a context in which the African state’s legitimacy was under ‘external’ attack from neoliberal institutions demanding privatization and ‘internal’ attack from within by a variety of groups calling on citizens to pledge allegiance to ethnic and religious associations rather than to the state.

19. 71. See, for example, Megan Lindow, ‘African Universities Face a Looming Shortage of PhDs’, Chronicle of Higher Education, 12 May 2008; also Silvia Federici, ‘The R­ecolonization of African Education’, p. 19. 72. Kwame Anthony Appiah, In My Father’s House: Africa in the Philosophy of Culture, Oxford University Press, New York, 1992, p. 134. 73. , p. 134. 74. Achille Mbembe, On the Postcolony, University of California Press, Berkeley CA, 2002, p. 15. 75. , p. 128. 76. , p. 5. 77. , p. 17. 78.

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