African philosophy : an anthology /

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Other Authors / Creators:Eze, Emmanuel Chukwudi.
Format: Book
Language:English
Imprint: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 1998.
Series:Blackwell philosophy anthologies ; 5.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Part I. What is Africana Philosophy?
  • 1. African Philosophy: Yesterday and Today
  • 2. Philosophy and Post-Colonial Africa
  • 3. African, African-American, Africana Philosophy
  • 4. The AFrican Foundations of Greek Philosophy
  • 5. Contemporary Moslem Philosophy in North Africa
  • Part II. Human Nature: Mind, Body, and Self-Identity
  • 6. Relation of Okra (Soul) and Honam (Body): An Akan Conception
  • 7. ''Chi'' in Igbo Cosmology
  • 8. The Sociality of Self
  • Part III. Philosophy, Politics, and Society
  • 9. Leaders Must Not be Masters
  • 10. Consciencism
  • 11. Two Traditions in African American Political Philosophy
  • 12. Universal Dimensions of Black Struggle I: The Revolution. Universal Dimensions of Black Struggle II: Human versus Civil Rights
  • 13. Philosophy, Politics and Power: An Afro-American Perspective
  • Part IV. Ethics
  • 14. ''Mutumin Kirki:'' The Concept of the Good Man in Hausa
  • 15. Yoruba Philosophy: Individuality, Community and the Moral Order
  • 16. Concerning Violence
  • 17. Morals and the Value of Human Life
  • 18. Moral Reasoning versus Racial Reasoning
  • Part V. On Knowledge and Science
  • 19. Elements of Physics in Yoruba Culrture I. Elements of Physics in Yoruba Culture II
  • 20. ''divination'': A Way of Knowing?
  • 21. The Problem of Knowledge in "Divination": The Example of Ifa
  • 22. The Concept of Truth in Akan Language
  • 23. African Traditional Thought and Western Science
  • 24. How not to Compare Western Science and African Thought
  • 25. Literacy, Criticism, and the Growth of Knowledge
  • Part VI. Philosophy and Colonial Encounter
  • 26. Modern Western Philosophy and African Colonialism
  • 27. Discourse on Colonialism
  • 28. The Wretched of the Earth
  • 29. Colonialism and the Colonized
  • 30. Cultural Nationalism in the Colonial Period
  • 31. National Liberation and Culture (Return to the Source)
  • Part VII. Philosophy and Race
  • 32. The Conservation of Races
  • 33. The Illusion of Race
  • 34. Du Bois on the Invention of Race
  • 35. Racism and Culture
  • 36. Racism and Feminism
  • Part VIII. Philosophy and Gender
  • 37. The Woman Question: African and Western Perspectives
  • 38. Black Women: Shaping Feminist Theory
  • 39. Black Feminist Thought
  • 40. The Erasure of Black Women
  • 41. The Curious Coincidence Between Feminine and African Moralities
  • Part IX. Philosophy and Trans-Atlantic African Slavery
  • 42. The Nature of Slavery
  • 43. The Concept of Slavery
  • 44. The Origin of Negro Slavery
  • 45. ''the Interesting Narrative''
  • 46. Thoughts on the Evil of Slavery
  • 47. Autobiographical Acts and the Voice of the Southern Slave
  • Part X. Ontology and the Natur