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The Resource Understanding African philosophy : a cross-cultural approach to classical and contemporary issues, Richard H. Bell, (electronic book)

Understanding African philosophy : a cross-cultural approach to classical and contemporary issues, Richard H. Bell, (electronic book)

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Understanding African philosophy : a cross-cultural approach to classical and contemporary issues
Title
Understanding African philosophy
Title remainder
a cross-cultural approach to classical and contemporary issues
Statement of responsibility
Richard H. Bell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A critical guide to some of the most important issues in modern African philosophy. Topics include the legacy of colonialism, the challenges of post-independence Africa and African oral and written philosophical traditions
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Bell, Richard H
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Philosophy, African
  • Philosophy
Label
Understanding African philosophy : a cross-cultural approach to classical and contemporary issues, Richard H. Bell, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-181) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1. Understanding Another Culture -- Understanding Others and Ourselves -- A Procedure from an Aesthetic Point of View -- "Found in Translation" -- 2. Foundations of Modern African Philosophy -- Ethnophilosophy and the "Negritude" Movement -- Critical, Scientific Philosophy -- Sage Philosophy -- 3. Liberation and Postcolonial African Philosophy -- African Humanism and Socialism -- Postcolonial African Thought -- The Question of "Race" -- 4. African Moral Philosophy I: Community and Justice -- Persons, Individualism, and Communalism -- Suffering and Injustice -- Poverty and Human Development -- 5. African Moral Philosophy II: Truth and Reconciliation -- Linking Communalism, Ubuntu, and Restorative Justice -- Understanding the Grammar of Justice after Apartheid -- "Not All Storytelling Heals": Criticisms of the TRC Process -- Justice and Political Transformation -- 6. Narrative in African Philosophy: Orality and Icons -- The Philosophical Significance of Oral Narratives -- Rational Dialogue, Democracy, and the Village Palaver -- Finding Pictures and Fictitious Narratives "Surprising" -- Iconic Forms and the Aesthetic Consciousness Revisited -- 7. Some Concluding Remarks
Control code
9780203800744
Extent
xviii, 189 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780203800744
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Understanding African philosophy : a cross-cultural approach to classical and contemporary issues, Richard H. Bell, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-181) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1. Understanding Another Culture -- Understanding Others and Ourselves -- A Procedure from an Aesthetic Point of View -- "Found in Translation" -- 2. Foundations of Modern African Philosophy -- Ethnophilosophy and the "Negritude" Movement -- Critical, Scientific Philosophy -- Sage Philosophy -- 3. Liberation and Postcolonial African Philosophy -- African Humanism and Socialism -- Postcolonial African Thought -- The Question of "Race" -- 4. African Moral Philosophy I: Community and Justice -- Persons, Individualism, and Communalism -- Suffering and Injustice -- Poverty and Human Development -- 5. African Moral Philosophy II: Truth and Reconciliation -- Linking Communalism, Ubuntu, and Restorative Justice -- Understanding the Grammar of Justice after Apartheid -- "Not All Storytelling Heals": Criticisms of the TRC Process -- Justice and Political Transformation -- 6. Narrative in African Philosophy: Orality and Icons -- The Philosophical Significance of Oral Narratives -- Rational Dialogue, Democracy, and the Village Palaver -- Finding Pictures and Fictitious Narratives "Surprising" -- Iconic Forms and the Aesthetic Consciousness Revisited -- 7. Some Concluding Remarks
Control code
9780203800744
Extent
xviii, 189 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780203800744
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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