The African philosophy reader : a text with readings /

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Other Authors / Creators:Coetzee, P. H. 1949-
Roux, A. P. J.
Format: Book
Language:English
Edition:Second edition.
Imprint: New York : Routledge, 2003.
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Retention:Retained for Eastern Academic Scholars' Trust (EAST) http://eastlibraries.org/retained-materials
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Summary:Divided into eight sections, each with introductory essays, the selections offer rich and detailed insights into a diverse multinational philosophical landscape. Revealed in this pathbreaking work is the way in which traditional philosophical issues related to ethics, metaphysics, and epistemology, for instance, take on specific forms in Africa's postcolonial struggles. Much of its moral, political, and social philosophy is concerned with the turbulent processes of embracing modern identities while protecting ancient cultures.
Physical Description:xvii, 667 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:0415968097
Author Notes:P.H. Coetzee is formerly of the Department of Philosophy at the University of South Africa. A.P.J. Roux is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of South Africa.