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The Resource Meaning and Truth in African Philosophy : Doing African Philosophy with Language, Grivas Muchineripi Kayange

Meaning and Truth in African Philosophy : Doing African Philosophy with Language, Grivas Muchineripi Kayange

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Meaning and Truth in African Philosophy : Doing African Philosophy with Language
Title
Meaning and Truth in African Philosophy
Title remainder
Doing African Philosophy with Language
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Grivas Muchineripi Kayange
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eng
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Kayange, Grivas Muchineripi
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199.6
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B5305
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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Philosophical studies series
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vol. 135
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  • Philosophy, African
  • Meaning (Philosophy)
  • Literature
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Meaning and Truth in African Philosophy : Doing African Philosophy with Language, Grivas Muchineripi Kayange
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Contents
  • Intro; Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; Abbreviations and Acronyms; List of Figures; List of Tables; Part I: Figurative Utterances and Meaning; Chapter 1: Philosophical Framework for Doing African Philosophy; 1.1 The Question of an Appropriate Framework; 1.2 Central Concepts from Analytic Philosophy; 1.3 Elements of the Adopted Framework in African Philosophy; Chapter 2: Pragmatic Semantics and Chichewa Proverbs; 2.1 Sources of Chichewa Proverbs; 2.2 Utterance Meaning; 2.3 Utterance-Use Meaning; Chapter 3: Meaning of Taboos Using Counterfactual Logic; 3.1 Counterfactual Framework
  • 3.2 A List of Taboos and Literal Understanding3.3 Chewa Causal Statements; 3.4 The Chewa Causal Statements as Conditional Statements; 3.5 The Chewa Causal Statements as Counterfactual Conditionals; 3.6 Conclusion; Chapter 4: Doing African Philosophy with Metaphors; 4.1 Doing Philosophy with Metaphors in Cognitive Semantics; 4.2 Doing African Philosophy with P̀olitics Is a Tripping Game ́Metaphor; 4.3 Doing Philosophy with à Man Is a Woman ́Metaphor; 4.4 Doing Philosophy with M̀isapplied Metaphors;́ Chapter 5: Riddles, Meaning and Rationality/Logic; 5.1 Riddles
  • 5.2 African Philosophy and Riddles5.3 Chichewa Riddles and Use Meaning; 5.4 Formal Aspects of the Chichewa Riddles; 5.4.1 I; 5.4.2 II; 5.4.3 III; 5.4.4 IV; 5.5 Conclusion; Part II: Conceptual Analysis: Truth, Beauty and Meaning; Chapter 6: The Chewa Logical Concept of Truth; 6.1 Logical Concept of Truth in the Analytic Framework; 6.2 African Philosophy and the Logical Concept of Truth; 6.3 Chewa Logical Concept of Truth; 6.4 Formalising the Chewa Logical Concept of Truth; Chapter 7: The Chewa Concept of Beauty and Meaning; 7.1 Subjective or Objective Concept of Beauty?
  • 7.2 African Philosophy and the Concept of Beauty7.3 Chewa Conceptualization of Beauty; 7.4 Conclusion; Part III: African Communitarianism (Ubuntu) vs African Individualism through Language; Chapter 8: Conceptual Analysis of Ubuntu/Umunthu and Meaning; 8.1 Ubuntu Idealism and Meaning; 8.2 Umunthu Word/Lexical Meaning; 8.3 Umunthu and Sentence Meaning; 8.4 Meaning of umunthu from Figurative Expressions; 8.5 Conclusion; Chapter 9: Deducing Individualism in African Society Through the Study of Language; 9.1 Individualism; 9.2 Individualism from the Meaning of Proverbs
  • 9.3 Individualism Through Indexicals/Demonstratives in Proverbs9.4 Conclusion; Conclusion; Appendices; Appendix 1: A Special Case of Riddles/Puzzles; Trio-puzzle; Sesto-puzzle; Appendix 2: African Proverbs/Idiomatic Expressions in Speech Act Theory; Proverbs and the General Elements of Speech Acts; Proverbs and the Groups of Speech Acts; Proverbs and Homonymous Performative Acts; References; Index
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Meaning and Truth in African Philosophy : Doing African Philosophy with Language, Grivas Muchineripi Kayange
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Contents
  • Intro; Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; Abbreviations and Acronyms; List of Figures; List of Tables; Part I: Figurative Utterances and Meaning; Chapter 1: Philosophical Framework for Doing African Philosophy; 1.1 The Question of an Appropriate Framework; 1.2 Central Concepts from Analytic Philosophy; 1.3 Elements of the Adopted Framework in African Philosophy; Chapter 2: Pragmatic Semantics and Chichewa Proverbs; 2.1 Sources of Chichewa Proverbs; 2.2 Utterance Meaning; 2.3 Utterance-Use Meaning; Chapter 3: Meaning of Taboos Using Counterfactual Logic; 3.1 Counterfactual Framework
  • 3.2 A List of Taboos and Literal Understanding3.3 Chewa Causal Statements; 3.4 The Chewa Causal Statements as Conditional Statements; 3.5 The Chewa Causal Statements as Counterfactual Conditionals; 3.6 Conclusion; Chapter 4: Doing African Philosophy with Metaphors; 4.1 Doing Philosophy with Metaphors in Cognitive Semantics; 4.2 Doing African Philosophy with P̀olitics Is a Tripping Game ́Metaphor; 4.3 Doing Philosophy with à Man Is a Woman ́Metaphor; 4.4 Doing Philosophy with M̀isapplied Metaphors;́ Chapter 5: Riddles, Meaning and Rationality/Logic; 5.1 Riddles
  • 5.2 African Philosophy and Riddles5.3 Chichewa Riddles and Use Meaning; 5.4 Formal Aspects of the Chichewa Riddles; 5.4.1 I; 5.4.2 II; 5.4.3 III; 5.4.4 IV; 5.5 Conclusion; Part II: Conceptual Analysis: Truth, Beauty and Meaning; Chapter 6: The Chewa Logical Concept of Truth; 6.1 Logical Concept of Truth in the Analytic Framework; 6.2 African Philosophy and the Logical Concept of Truth; 6.3 Chewa Logical Concept of Truth; 6.4 Formalising the Chewa Logical Concept of Truth; Chapter 7: The Chewa Concept of Beauty and Meaning; 7.1 Subjective or Objective Concept of Beauty?
  • 7.2 African Philosophy and the Concept of Beauty7.3 Chewa Conceptualization of Beauty; 7.4 Conclusion; Part III: African Communitarianism (Ubuntu) vs African Individualism through Language; Chapter 8: Conceptual Analysis of Ubuntu/Umunthu and Meaning; 8.1 Ubuntu Idealism and Meaning; 8.2 Umunthu Word/Lexical Meaning; 8.3 Umunthu and Sentence Meaning; 8.4 Meaning of umunthu from Figurative Expressions; 8.5 Conclusion; Chapter 9: Deducing Individualism in African Society Through the Study of Language; 9.1 Individualism; 9.2 Individualism from the Meaning of Proverbs
  • 9.3 Individualism Through Indexicals/Demonstratives in Proverbs9.4 Conclusion; Conclusion; Appendices; Appendix 1: A Special Case of Riddles/Puzzles; Trio-puzzle; Sesto-puzzle; Appendix 2: African Proverbs/Idiomatic Expressions in Speech Act Theory; Proverbs and the General Elements of Speech Acts; Proverbs and the Groups of Speech Acts; Proverbs and Homonymous Performative Acts; References; Index
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