Atuolu Omalu: Some Unanswered Questions in Contemporary African Philosophy

Atuolu Omalu: Some Unanswered Questions in Contemporary African Philosophy

by Jonathan O. Chimakonam (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9780761864547
Publisher: UPA
Publication date: 12/16/2014
Pages: 334
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Jonathan O. Chimakonam, PhD, teaches at the University of Calabar, Nigeria. He specializes in logic and African philosophy and has published vastly on such topics. He is the author of Introducing African Science (2012), the producing author of Existence and Consolation (2015), and a co-author of Njikoka Amaka (2014).

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Chapter 1: Dating and Periodization Questions in African Philosophy
Jonathan O. Chimakonam
Chapter 2: The Question of Being in African Philosophy: A Case for Ibuanyidanda Ontology
Innocent I. Asouzu
Chapter 3: The Question of Moral Paradigm in African Philosophy: A Case for Communocentric Ethics
Mulumba I. Obiajulu
Chapter 4: The Knowledge Question in African Philosophy: A Case for Cogno-Normative (Complementary) Epistemology
Jonathan O. Chimakonam
Chapter 5: The Logic Question in African Philosophy: Between the Horns of Irredentism and Jingoism
Uduma O. Uduma
Chapter 6: The Criteria Question in African Philosophy
Jonathan O. Chimakonam
Chapter 7: The Ideology Question in African Philosophy: A Case for Tradition and the Quest for Democracy in Africa
Olusegun Oladipo
Chapter 8: African Philosophy: Some Basic Questions
Bruce B. Janz
Chapter 9: The Question of Cultural Imperialism in African Philosophy
Edwin Etieyibo
Chapter 10: The Transliteration Question in African Philosophy
Godfrey O. Ozumba
Chapter 11: The Question of Culture of Philosophy in Africa
Adebayo A. Aina and Olatunji A. Oyeshile
Chapter 12: The Question of Conceptual Decolonization in African Philosophy and the Problem of the Language of African Philosophy: A Critique of Kwasi Wiredu and a Proposal for Conceptual Mandelanization in the Africa We Know
Mesembe I. Edet
Chapter 13: The Question of the West and the Rest of Us in African Philosophy
Joseph N. Agbo
Chapter 14: The Future Question in African Philosophy
Ada Agada
Selected Bibliography
List of Contributors

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