A Companion to African Philosophy
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Philosophy - 608 pages
This volume of newly commissioned essays provides comprehensive coverage of African philosophy, ranging across disciplines and throughout the ages.
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Acholi Acholi language aesthetic African culture African philosophy African Religions African societies African traditional Akan Akan language Amo’s apartheid argued Bantu philosophy belief Chewa Christian claim colonial concept contemporary African context critical decolonization democracy democratic destiny discourse divine Egyptian epistemology ethics ethnophilosophy European example existence fact Fanon Frantz Fanon Ghana global Gyekye Hallen Hountondji human rights ibid idea identity Ifá Igbo ikenga important indigenous individual intellectual Islamic issue Kagame knowledge Kwame Kwame Gyekye Kwasi Wiredu language liberal liberal democracy literature logic London Maat Mbiti means metaphysical mind modern moral Nairobi nature Nigeria Okot one’s Oruka person philoso physical political practice principle problem question reason religious role sages scholars Senghor sense social Sodipo South Africa Soyinka spirit Tempels theory things thinkers thinking thought tion traditional African truth University Press violence Walda Heywat Western word Yoruba Zera Yacob