Explorations in African Political Thought: Identity, Community, Ethics / Edition 1

Explorations in African Political Thought: Identity, Community, Ethics / Edition 1

by Teodros Kiros
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415927676

ISBN-13: 9780415927673

Pub. Date: 01/12/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This rich collection brings together many of the leading authorities on African political philosophy to present a variety of perspectives on this rapidly growing field. They seek to show that African philosophy can serve African people as a moral activity guided by the principles of practical reason in addressing problems of the basic structures of social, political,

Overview

This rich collection brings together many of the leading authorities on African political philosophy to present a variety of perspectives on this rapidly growing field. They seek to show that African philosophy can serve African people as a moral activity guided by the principles of practical reason in addressing problems of the basic structures of social, political, and economic institutions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415927673
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/12/2001
Series:
New Political Science Reader Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
234
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: African Philospohy for the New Millenium, Teodros Kiros

2. The Proverb and Oral Society

3. Society and Democracy in Africa

3. Ibn Khaldun: A Dialectical Philosopher for the Twenty-First Century, George Katsiaficas

4. Critical Rationalism and Cultural Traditions, Dismas Masolo

5. Normative Instability as the Cause of African Political Disorder, I.F. Menkiti

6. The Wisdon of African Sages, Gail M. Presbey

6. Ideology and Political Culture in Africa, Ali Mazrui

7. Civil Society Matters, Ajume Wingeo

8. Chieftancy as an NGO, Anthony Appiah9. Democracy in Africa, Immanuel Eze

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