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  1. added 2017-05-05
    Struggle for Meaning: Reflections on Philosophy, Culture, and Democracy in Africa.John Conteh-Morgan (ed.) - 2002 - Ohio University Press.
    _The Struggle for Meaning_ is a landmark publication by one of African philosophy's leading figures, Paulin J. Hountondji, best known for his critique of ethnophilosophy in the late 1960s and early 1970s. In this volume, he responds with autobiographical and philosophical reflection to the dialogue and controversy he has provoked. He discusses the ideas, rooted in the work of such thinkers as Husserl and Hountondji's former teachers Derrida, Althusser, and Ricoeur, that helped shape his critique. Applying his philosophical ideas to (...)
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    African Philosophy: Myth and Reality, 2nd Ed.PAULIN HOUNTONDJI - 1996
  3. added 2015-04-08
    Ethnophilosophy and its Critics: A Trialogue.Kwame Anthony Appiah, Kobina Oguah & Kwasi Wiredu - 1995 - In Safro Kwame (ed.), Readings in African Philosophy: An Akan Collection. University Press of America.
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    African Tradition, Philosophy, and Modernization.Polycarp Ikuenobe - 2001 - Philosophical Papers 30 (3):245-259.
    Abstract I examine Wiredu's views that (1) ethnophilosophy cannot be considered a legitimate philosophy because it has the feature of authoritarianism, and that (2) this feature of African tradition will not allow modern philosophy to flourish because it prevents individuals from rationally and critically examining beliefs. The ability to rationally acquire and examine beliefs, he insists, is critical for modernization in Africa. I argue that authoritarianism per se in Africa is not necessarily bad because its rational variant, which is justifiable, (...)
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    Cinco Dificultades Para Construir la Historia de la Filosofía Africana.Antonio de Diego Gonzalez - 2013 - Contrastes. Revista Internacional de Filosofia 18:211-222.
    RESUMENDesde la teoría postcolonial se han cuestionado los modelos de historia de las ideas impuestos por el africanismo y el orientalismo. Diferentes teóricos africanos –Bachir Diagne, Mundimbe, Wiredu o Kete Asante– han formulado diversas soluciones para superar las dificultades. Este trabajo explora las principales dificultades y las propuestas para elaborar una historia de la Filosofía africana. -/- The postcolonial theory was questioning the patterns of History of Ideas imposed by Orientalism and Africanism. Different African theorists –Bachir Diagne, Mundimbe, Kete Asante (...)
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