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Themes, issues and problems in African philosophy

Author: Isaac E Ukpokolo
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The volume includes specific discourses from expert contributors on the nature, history and scope of African ethics and metaphysics, while also discussing particular themes in African  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: (GyWOH)har170098006
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Isaac E Ukpokolo
ISBN: 9783319407951 3319407953
OCLC Number: 950954300
Description: xiv, 399 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: the shifting focus of philosophy in Africa / Isaac E. Ukpokolo --
Revisiting the terms of African philosophy / C.B.N. Ogbogbo --
African metaphysics: traditional and modern discussions / Wilfred Lajul --
Critical notes on the metaphysics of metallurgy in an African culture / Omotade Adegbindin --
An overview of African ethics / Thaddeus Metz --
Transnational ethics, justice and Anyiam-Osigwe's philosophy of the family / Ronald Olufemi Badru --
Toward an African moral theory (revised edition) / Thaddeus Metz --
An African theory of knowledge / Anselm Kole Jimoh --
Epistemic insight from an African way of knowing / Peter A. Ikhane --
The imperative of epistemic decolonization in contemporary Africa / Abosede Priscilla Ipadeola --
A gendered interrogation of virtue ascription in an African thought system / Isaac E. Ukpokolo --
Women's agency and the re-negotiation of gender depiction in an African media space / Benjamin Timi Olujohungbe --
The imperative of developing African eco-philosophy / Kevin Behrens --
The nature of African aesthetics / Mathew A. Izibili --
Philosophy and existence in an African condition / Anthony Akinwale --
Human life and the question of meaning in African existentialism / Monday Lewis Igbafen --
Western specifications, African approximations: time, colour and existential attitudes / Elvis Imafidon --
Probable limits of particularism in African existential discourse / Wale Olajide --
Philosophy and the challenge of development in Africa / Peter A. Ikhane --
Political philosophy in the African context / Joseph Osei --
Concepts of justice in Africa: past and present / Anke Graness --
African worldview and the question of democratic substance / Christopher O. Agulanna and Peter Osimiri --
Philosophy: interrogating the public space and culture / O.B. Lawuyi --
Mandela's legacy for political philosophy in Africa / Joseph Osei.
Responsibility: Isaac E. Ukpokolo, editor.

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