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Author Hountondji, Paulin J., 1942-

Title African philosophy : myth and reality / Paulin J. Hountondji ; translated by Henri Evans with the collaboration of Jonathan Rée ; introduction by Abiola Irele
Edition Second edition
Published Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, [1996]
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Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 221 pages)
Series African systems of thought
African systems of thought.
Contents pt. 1. Arguments: An alienated literature -- History of a myth -- African philosophy, myth and reality -- Philosophy and its revolutions -- pt. 2. Analyses: An african philosopher in Germany in the eighteenth century: Anton Wilhelm Amo -- The end of 'Nkrumaism' and the (re)birth of Nkrumah -- The idea of philosophy in Nkrumah's Consciencism -- True and false pluralism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Philosophy, African.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0253113792 (electronic bk.)
0253210968 (pa ; alk. paper)
025333229X (cl ; alk. paper)
9780253113795 (electronic bk.)
9780253210968 (pa ; alk. paper)
9780253332295 (cl ; alk. paper)
Other Titles Sur la philosophie africaine. English