By Samuel Oluoch Imbo

ISBN-10: 0847688402

ISBN-13: 9780847688401

ISBN-10: 0847688410

ISBN-13: 9780847688418

prepared topically instead of traditionally, this booklet presents an exceptional creation to the topic of African Philosophy. Samuel Oluoch Imbo synthesizes the guidelines of key African philosophers into an obtainable narrative. the writer makes a speciality of 5 valuable questions: What are the definitions of African philosophy? Is ethno-philosophy rather philosophy? What are the hazards of an African philosophy that says to be 'unique'? Can African philosophy be performed in overseas languages equivalent to English and French? Are there necessary how one can make connections among African philosophy, African American philosophy, and women's experiences? via making cross-disciplinary and transnational connections, Imbo stakes out a huge position for African philosophy. Imbo's publication is a useful advent to this dynamic and starting to be zone of study.

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