ISBN-10:
0023841818
ISBN-13:
9780023841811
Pub. Date:
03/24/1995
Publisher:
Pearson
African Philosophy: Selected Readings / Edition 1

African Philosophy: Selected Readings / Edition 1

by Albert G. Mosley

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African Philosophy: Selected Readings / Edition 1

For courses in African Philosophy.

This anthology attempts to provide key documents chronicling the debate about the nature of the African, and the nature of African philosophy.

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ISBN-13: 9780023841811
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 03/24/1995
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 438
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

PART I. THE NATURE OF AFRICAN PHILOSOPHY.


Ethnophilosophy.

1. Blyden, Edward (1878), Africa and the Africans in Christianity, Islam, and the Negro Race, (Edinburg: Edinburg University Press, 1967).

2. Dubois, W.E.B. (1897), The Conservation of Races in The American Negro Academy Occasional Paper, (Arno Press, 1969).

3. Levy-Bruhl, Lucien (1926), How Natives Think (NY, NY: Washington Square Press).

4. Tempels, Placide (1959), Bantu Philosophy Paris: Presence Africaine.

5. Senghor, Leopold S. (1962), Diogenes, #37, Spring 1962 pp. 1-15.

6. Mbiti, John (1981), African Religions and Philosophy, 2nd edition (NY: Heinemann).

7. Crawford, Jefferey (1993), Cheikh Anta Diop, The Stolen Legacy Theory, and Afrocentrism.

8. Sumner, Claude (1980), Ethiopia: Land of Diverse Expressions of Philosophy, Birthplace of Modern Thought in African Philosophy, ed. by Dr. Claude Sumner (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Addis Ababa University Press, Chamber from: Printing House).

The Critique of Ethnophilosophy.

9. Wiredu, Kwasi (1980), How Not to Compare African with Western Thought Ch'indaba (complete citation).

10. Hountondji, Paulin (1989), The Particular and the Universal in SAPINA Newsletter. translated from the French (complete citation).

11. Appiah, Anthony (1985), The Uncompleted Argument: Dubois and the Illusion of Race Critical Inquiry 12, Autumn 1985.

12. Mosley, Albert, Negritude, Nationalism, and Nativism: Racist or Racialist?

13. Owomoyela, Oyeka (1987), Africa and the Imperative of Philosophy — A Skeptical Consideration in African Studies Review, vol. 30, #1.

14. Irele, Abiola (1986), Contemporary Thought in French Speaking Africa in Africa and the West — The Legacies of Empire ed by I. Mowoe and R. Bjornson, Greenwood Press.

II. MAGIC, WITCHCRAFT, AND SCIENCE.


15. Horton, Robin (1970), African Traditional Thought and Western Science in Africa 37 (1967) part I: 50-71, part II: 155-187.

16. Gyekye, Kwame (1987), An Essay on African Philosophical Thought (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press).

17. Hallen, Barry and Sodipo, John (1986), Is the Aje a Witch in Knowledge, Belief, and Witchcraft: Analytical Experiments in African Philosophy (London: Ethnographical Press).

18. Oluwole, Sophie (1978), On the Existence of Witches in Second Order, vol. VII, #1&2.

19. Bodunrin, P.O. (1978), Magic, Witchcraft, and E.S.P.: A Defense of Scientific and Philosophical Skepticism in Second Order, vol. VII, #1&2.

20. Mosley, Albert, Magic and Witchcraft in Contemporary African Philosophy.

III. CONTEMPORARY DIRECTIONS IN MORAL PHILOSOPHY AND AESTHETICS.


21. Wiredu, Kwasi, Custom and Morality: A Comparative Analysis of Some African and Western Conceptions of Morality.

22. English, Parker and Hamms, Nancy, Traditional Akan Art as Moral Philosophy.

23. Onyewuenyi, Innocent C., Traditional African Aesthetics: A Philosophical Perspective in International Philosophical Quarterly XXIV, 3 Sept. 1984.

24. Blocker, H.Gene (1987), The Aesthetics of Traditional and Modern African Art.

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