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African symbols, proverbs, and myths : the hermeneutics of destiny

Author: Raphael Okechukwu Madu
Publisher: New York : P. Lang, 1992.
Series: Studies in African and African-American culture, vol. 3.
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Madu, Raphael Okechukwu, 1955-
African symbols, proverbs, and myths.
New York : P. Lang, 1992
(OCoLC)606927576
Online version:
Madu, Raphael Okechukwu, 1955-
African symbols, proverbs, and myths.
New York : P. Lang, 1992
(OCoLC)607780287
Named Person: Paul Ricœur; Paul Ricœur; Paul Ricœur; Paul Ricoeur
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raphael Okechukwu Madu
ISBN: 0820418633 9780820418636
OCLC Number: 25025432
Description: xxxviii, 327 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: pt. I. A Brief Study of Paul Ricoeur's Hermeneutic Methodology as Proemium to the Interpretation of Igbo Culture and Symbols. 1. A General Survey of the Development of Hermeneutics: A Thematic Essay. 2. The Hermeneutics of Symbols and Philosophical Reflection: Essay on Method. 3. Metaphorical and Philosophical Discourse --
pt. II. Human Nature, Culture, and Destiny. 4. Human Nature and Cultural Processes: Cassirer. 5. Expression and Signification of Destiny --
pt. III. Towards the Hermeneutics of Igbo Culture, Symbols, Proverbs, and Myths on Human Destiny: Presentation, Analysis, and Hermeneutic Re-Creation. 6. Principal Elements of Traditional Igbo Life. 7. MMADU (Human Being) as the Center of Destiny. 8. Igbo Symbolic Forms on the Human Destiny as Language-Bound. 9. Towards a Hermeneutic Re-Creation of Igbo Proverbs on Human Destiny. 10. The Mythical Scenario of the Igbo Concept of Human Destiny. Notes. Appendix: Igbo Language and Orthography. Geographical Distribution.
Series Title: Studies in African and African-American culture, vol. 3.
Responsibility: Raphael Okechukwu Madu.

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