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Author Masolo, D. A.

Title African philosophy in search of identity / D.A. Masolo
Published Bloomington and Indianapolis : Indiana University Press ; Edinburgh University Press, 1994
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Description 1 online resource (301 pages)
Series African systems of thought
African systems of thought.
Contents Acknowledgments -- 1. Logocentrism and Emotivism: Two Systems in Struggle for Control of Identity -- 2. Tempels and the Setting of Ethnophilosophy -- 3. Systematic Ethnophilosophy -- 4. Language and Reality -- 5. Cultures Without Time? Mbiti's Religious Ethnology -- 6. Mysticism, Science, Philosophy, and Rationality: The Analytic Point of View -- 7. Excavating Africa in Western Discourse -- 8. "Tradition" and "Modernity": The Role of Reason -- Conclusion: Experience and African Philosophy -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary A Kenyan philosopher surveys themes and debates in African philosophy over the last five decades. Masolo's purview includes Francophone and Anglophone philosophers in both the analytic and phenomenological traditions. -- Publisher description
Notes "Published in association with the International African Institute, London."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-292) and index
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Subject Philosophy, African.
Afrikaanse filosofie.
Intellectual life.
Philosophie -- Afrique -- 20e si├Ęcle.
Philosophy, African.
Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Intellectual life
Afrique noire -- Vie intellectuelle.
Sub-Saharan Africa.
Form Electronic book
Author International African Institute.
ISBN 1474470777