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Explorations in African political thought : identity, community, ethics

Author: Teodros Kiros
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2001.
Series: New political science reader series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Drawing from close to five hundred interviews in over a dozen countries, Unspeakable Truths takes a critical look at the world's truth commissions, challenging many common assumptions about these bodies and their impact. As she explores the inner workings of these commissions, Hayner uncovers heartwrenching stories about the pain, as well as the enormous power, of bringing past atrocities to light. For those  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Teodros Kiros
ISBN: 0415927668 9780415927666 0415927676 9780415927673 0415924774 9780415924771 0415924782 9780415924788
OCLC Number: 43913197
Description: 214 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : African philosophy : a critical/moral practice / Teodros Kiros --
The wisdom of African sages / Gail M. Presbey --
The proverb and oral society / Claude Sumner --
Ethnic identity as a political resource / K. Anthony Appiah --
Ibn Khaldun : a dialectical philosopher for the new millennium / George Katsiaficas --
Zara Yacob : a seventeenth-century Ethiopian founder of modernity in Africa / Teodros Kiros --
Critical rationalism and cultural traditions in African philosophy / D.A. Masolo --
Ideology and African political culture / Ali A. Mazrui --
Normative instability as source of Africa's political disorder / I.A. Menkiti --
Good government is accountability / Ajume H. Wingo --
Society and democracy in Africa / Kwasi Wiredu.
Series Title: New political science reader series.
Responsibility: edited by Teodros Kiros ; with a preface by K. Anthony Appiah.
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Going beyond contemporary attempts to articulate a "defining essence" of African philosophy, the book explores important new ideas about democracy, cultural traditions, oral traditions as philosophy,  Read more...

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