Volume 5 1987

African Philosophy

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ISBN: 978-94-010-8071-2 (Print) 978-94-009-3517-4 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

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    Pages 1-7

    Introduction

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    Pages 9-44

    African “Philosophy”: Deconstructive and reconstructive challenges

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    Pages 45-77

    African philosophy: A brief personal history and current debate

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    Pages 79-98

    African philosophy in context: A reply to Hountondji’s “Que Peut la Philosophie”

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    Pages 99-120

    Myths, symbols and other life-worlds: The limits of empiricism

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    Pages 121-152

    The philosophical significance of Bantu nomenclature: A shot at contemporary African philosophy

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    Pages 153-179

    The concept of mind with particular reference to the language and thought of the Akans

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    Pages 181-205

    Alexis Kagame and African socio-linguistics

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    Pages 207-234

    Old Gods, new worlds: Some recent work in the philosophy of African traditional religion

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    Pages 235-260

    The idea of art in African thought

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    Pages 261-275

    Rationalism in the contemporary Arab world

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    Pages 277-296

    African philosophy: Its proto-history and future history

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 297-312