Mr. Mayamiko Kachipapa, SJ

/Mr. Mayamiko Kachipapa, SJ

Mr. Mayamiko Kachipapa, SJ

Lecturer & Asst. Dean Student Life

MA History of Philosophy, King’s College London. BA (Hons) in Philosophy, University of Zimbabwe. BSc in Mechanical Engineering, University of Malawi
  1. RESEARCH INTERESTS

Ancient philosophy

  • The natural philosophy of the pre-Socratics
  • Plato and Aristotle’s epistemology and metaphysics, and how that informs other aspects of thought and action
  • The influence of Hellenistic philosophy in Late Antiquity

Also interested in contemporary questions in philosophy of science and technology

  1. AWARDS
  • Recipient of the 2015 Garth-Hallet Price for Philosophy at Arrupe College, associate college of the University of Zimbabwe on 23rd May, 2015
  • Two times recipient of the Total (Malawi) Merit Award (June, 2008 and November, 2009) during mechanical engineering studies in University of Malawi
  • Recipient of the award of Most Outstanding Student of the 2009 Polytechnic graduating students on 15th November, 2009
  1. PUBLIC ENGAGEMENTS
  • Served on the editorial board of Chiedza, Lighting Africa; Journal of Arrupe College

Columnist in the popular weekend paper, Malawi News, writing Science and You Column 2008 – 2011