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Etieyibo, Edwin E.

Method, Substance, and the Future of African Philosophy

Etieyibo, Edwin E. - Method, Substance, and the Future of African Philosophy, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Edwin E. Etieyibo

Part I. African Philosophy and History

2. African Philosophy in History, Context, and Contemporary Times
Edwin E. Etieyibo

3. The Journey of African Philosophy
Barry Hallen

4. History of Philosophy as a Problem: Our Case
Dismas A. Masolo

5. The State of African Philosophy in Africa
Edwin E. Etieyibo, Jonathan O. Chimakonam

Part II. Method in African Philosophy

6. Questions of Method and Substance and the Growth of African Philosophy
Simon Mathias Makwinja

7. Between the Ontology and Logic Criteria of African Philosophy
Lucky Uchenna Ogbonnaya

8. The “Demise” of Philosophical Universalism and the Rise of Conversational Thinking in Contemporary African Philosophy
Jonathan O. Chimakonam

9. Is, Ought, and All: In Defense of a Method
Oritsegbubemi Anthony Oyowe

Part III. Substance of African Philosophy

10. An Examination of Menkiti’s Conception of Personhood and Gyekye’s Critique
Polycarp Ikuenobe

11. Justification of Moral Norms in African Philosophy
Uchenna Okeja

12. The Importance of an African Social Epistemology to Improve Public Health and Increase Life Expectancy in Africa
Helen Lauer

13. The Question of Rationality in Kwasi Wiredu’s Consensual Democracy
Emmanuel Ifeanyi Ani

14. How to Ground Animal Rights on African Values: A Constructive Approach
Thaddeus Metz

Part IV. African Philosophy and Its Future

15. Philosophy and the State in Africa
Ifeanyi A. Menkiti

16. Jéan-Paul Sartre and the Agenda of an Africanist Philosophy of Liberation
John M. Lamola

17. The Shaping of the Future of African Philosophy
Bernard Matolino

Keywords: Philosophy, Non-Western Philosophy, African Culture, African Languages

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319702261
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-70225-4

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