introduction to African philosophy

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Kraft Books , Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
Philosophy, Afr
StatementA.O. Echekwube.
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LC ClassificationsB5305 .E25 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL886911M
ISBN 109782081477
LC Control Number95175900
OCLC/WorldCa32883310

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-- Kwasi Wiredu, University of South Florida An introduction, but a rich one in that it gives the reader a good insight into the many problems and different aspects which touch on African Philosophy.4/5(1). Are there useful ways to make connections between African philosophy, African American philosophy, and women's studies.

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The slave trade, introduction of new diseases, forced colonization, foreign language and religious introduction to African philosophy book, • that African philosophy is currently in the process of formation by an. This book presents the first introduction to African American academic philosophers, exploring their concepts and ideas and revealing the critical part they have played in the formation of philosophy in the USA.

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Gordon offers the first comprehensive treatment of Africana philosophy, beginning with the emergence of an Africana (i.e.

African diasporic) consciousness in the Afro-Arabic world of the Middle Ages. He argues that much of modern Africana thought emerged out ofFile Size: 1MB. Organized topically rather than historically, this book provides an excellent introduction to the subject of African Philosophy. Samuel Oluoch Imbo synthesizes the ideas of key African philosophers into an accessible narrative.

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He has research interests in Islamic philosophy, African philosophy, and logic. His publications include Introduction to Logic (), ‘‘Moral Discourse in the Qur’an’’ (Muslim Education Quarterly, 18(2), ), and ‘‘Towards a History of African Philosophy’’ (Ibadan Journal of Humanistic Studies, No.

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this book will not concentrate on the debate over whether Egyptian culture A Short History of African Philosophy 4 1.

I use the term “African” to refer to scholarship that is speci¤cally concerned with the African continent and its cultures. “Africana” is a more inclusive term for scholarship re-lated to both Africa and the diaspora.

African Philosophy. An Introduction. Lanham, New York, London: University Press of America. Overviews and publications of a general nature. Abraham, W. The Mind of Africa.

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Samuel Oluoch Imbo synthesizes the ideas of key African philosophers into an accessible narrative. The author focuses on Price: $ The readings are organized under seven headings: African culture; African epistemology; African metaphysics and religion; rationality and explanation in an African context; African political philosophy; African ethics; and African aesthetics.

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To demonstrate the impact of their philosophical work on general. Samuel Imbo has written a short, concise introduction to some of the major issues addressed over the last century by scholars and activists concerned with African philosophy.

The book is divided into five chapters, the first of which surveys answers to the question "What is African philosophy?". A book on legal philosophy, necessarily, focuses attention on law.

In addition to this focus, An Introduction to an African Legal Philosophy focuses attention on philosophy. The link between law and philosophy is brought into relief, which is done through an African : Lexington Books.

Introduction to African Religion Professor Mbiti has published over articles, reviews and books on theology, religion, philosophy and literature.

Currently he is part-time professor at the University of Bern, and parish minister in Burgdorf, Switzerland. He is married to Verena and they have four children: Kyeni, Maria, Esther and Kavata.4/5(3).

"The extensive bibliography confirms the existence of African philosophy and supports the argument for its rightful place alongside other philosophies The essays in this book are informative and compelling. The book is a product of commendable effort and provides its. African Philosophy: Selected full-text books and articles.

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In addition to this focus, An Introduction to an African Legal Philosophy focuses attention on philosophy. The link between law and philosophy is brought into relief, which is done through an African context/5(5).

The affirmation of the existence of African philosophy has seen an upsurge in publications, appearing as anthologies, journal articles, and books on specific philosophical themes with African flavor.Janz argues that African philosophy has spent a lot of time trying to define what African philosophy is, and in doing so has ironically been unable to properly conceptualize African lived experience.African religions and philosophy Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

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