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Self and community in a changing world

Author: D A Masolo
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Revisiting African philosophy's classic questions, this title advances understandings of what it means to be human - whether of African or other origin. It offers solutions for containing socially  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D A Masolo
ISBN: 9780253354815 0253354811 9780253222022 0253222028
OCLC Number: 428026596
Description: ix, 343 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Philosophy and indigenous knowledge --
Philosophy and the orders of consciousness --
Revaluation of values and the demand for liberties --
Understanding personhood : an African philosophical anthropology --
Juok as the moral foundation of personhood --
Two forms of communitarianism : a comparison --
In lieu of a conclusion : a village symposium on experience.
Responsibility: D.A. Masolo.

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"D. A. Masolo is one of the leading African philosophers and nobody who has studied his African Philosophy in Search of Identity can fail to be excited when they pick up this new book." -Robert Read more...

 
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