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A short history of African philosophy

Author: Barry Hallen
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Discusses major ideas, figures, and schools of thought in philosophy in the African context. While drawing out critical issues in the formation of African philosophy, this book focuses on scholarship  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Hallen
ISBN: 9780253353641 9780253221230 0253353645 0253221234
OCLC Number: 695864793
Description: 193 Seiten
Contents: Introduction1. The Historical Perspective2. Twentieth-Century Origins3. Rationality as Culturally Universal4. Rationality as Culturally Relative5. Ethnophilosophy and Philosophical Sagacity6. Phenomenology and Hermeneutics7. Socialism and Marxism8. Philosophy and Culture9. Histories, Anthologies, Introductions to African Philosophy, Journals, and WebsitesConclusion BibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Barry Hallen.
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