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  1. Sandra Harding, Is Science Multicultural? Reviewed By.Lausana Keita - 1999 - Philosophy in Review 19 (2):108-110.
  2. "Theory Incommensurability" and Kuhn's History of Science: A Critical Analysis.L. Keita - 1988 - Diogenes 36 (143):41-65.
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    Contemporary African Philosophy: The Search for a Method.L. Keita - 1985 - Diogenes 33 (130):105-128.
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    Jennings and Zande Logic: A Note.Lansana Keita - 1993 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 44 (1):151-156.
    Zande Logic and Western Logic’ Richard Jennings argues that contrary to the view of Evans-Pritchard and Tim Triplett the system of logic employed by the Azande is sui generis and distinct from that of Westerners. I argue that this thesis is erroneous because Jennings, following Evans-Pritchard, is at fault in his analysis of the logic of the Azande. Zande thinking on the topic of witchcraft-substance heritability is not contradictory as believed. But even if one assumes that the Azande do reason (...)
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    Marxism and Human Sociobiology: A Reply to Zhang Boshu. [REVIEW]Lansana Keita - 1990 - Biology and Philosophy 5 (1):79-83.
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    Winch and Instrumental Pluralism a Reply to B. D. Lerner.L. D. Keita - 1997 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 27 (1):80-82.
  7. Leonhard Praeg, African Philosophy and the Quest for Autonomy-A Philosophical Investigation Reviewed By.Lansana Keita - 2002 - Philosophy in Review 22 (3):209-212.
     
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    Lee Smolin, Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe. Reviewed By.Lansanou Keita - 2015 - Philosophy in Review 35 (3):176-178.
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    Pearce's "African Philosophy and the Sociological Thesis" a Response.L. D. Keita - 1994 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 24 (2):192-203.
    Carole Pearce's argument against African philosophy is founded on a set of factual flaws and the fallacious assumption that African philosophy is equivalent to ethnophilosophy, which she defines as a form of intellectual apartheid founded on irrational belief systems. I argue that African philosophy is in no way qualitatively different from, say, French or Chinese philosophy, and that ethnophilosophy is merely one aspect of it But ethnophilosophy could play the important role of critically evaluating African ethnic belief systems and the (...)
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    Are Universal Statements Falsifiable?Lansana Keita - 1989 - Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 20 (2):351-366.
    In diesem Beitrag wird ausgeführt, daß Poppers Falsifikationskriterium einen logischen Fehler enthält. Die Regeln deduktiver Ableitung sind selbst für ihre Durchführung von induktiver Ableitung abhängig. Um das "Criterion of Flasification" für gültig zu erklären, beruft sich Popper auf diese Regeln deduktiver Ableitung. Es wird weiter gezeigt, daß eine Untersuchung aktueller wissenschaftlicher Gesetze nicht die These beweist, daß die wissenschaftlichen Gesetze universale Feststellungen von unbeschränktem Horizonte in der Zeit und im Zeitraum sind. Die Anerkennung dieser Tatsache scheint im Zusammenhang der wissenschaftlichen (...)
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    Welfare Economics and Positive Neoclassical Economics.Lansana Keita - 1999 - Journal of Value Inquiry 33 (3):335-351.
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    Universal Science, Technology and Critical Thinking: An Exploration of its Possibility in Modern Africa.Lansana Keita - 1991 - Inquiry: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines 7 (4):14-17.
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    Rom Harré and Michael Krausz: Varieties of Relativism. [REVIEW]Lansana Keita - 1998 - Journal of Value Inquiry 32 (1):123-126.
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    Practical Rationality in Social Science Explanation: A Reply to Terrence Kelly.Lansana Keita - 2006 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 36 (2):219-226.
    Terrence Kelly argues for a theory of practical rationality to explain and handle the issue of residential segregation in the United States. Kelly claims that theories of "racism as irrational" and rational choice are not explanatorily adequate in this regard. I argue that the theory of practical rationality is also not adequate because by allowing agents to offer accounts of their calculated behaviour, it allows little appraisal of the behaviour itself. I argue instead that better explanations could be offered by (...)
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  15. Kwame Gyekye, Tradition and Modernity-Philosophical Reflections on the African Experience Reviewed By.Lansana Keita - 1999 - Philosophy in Review 19 (6):421-424.
     
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  16. Emmanuel Eze, Achieving Our Humanity-The Idea of the Postracial Future Reviewed By.Lansana Keita - 2003 - Philosophy in Review 23 (6):385-388.
     
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    A Reply to Ikuenobe: Moral Education and Moral Reasoning in Traditional African Cultures. [REVIEW]L. D. Keita - 2001 - Journal of Value Inquiry 35 (1):113-117.
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    Scientific Explanation and the Causal Structure of the World.Lansana Keita - 1990 - International Philosophical Quarterly 30 (2):264-265.
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    Universal Science, Technology and Critical Thinking.Lansana Keita - 1991 - Inquiry: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines 7 (4):14-17.
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    Universal Science, Technology and Critical Thinking.Lansana Keita - 1991 - Inquiry : An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 7 (4):14-17.
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    Sissela Bok , Exploring Happiness: From Aristotle to Brain Science . Reviewed By.Lansana Keita - 2012 - Philosophy in Review 32 (1):5-7.
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    Hussain Sarkar, Group Rationality in Scientific Research Reviewed By.Lansana Keita - 2010 - Philosophy in Review 30 (1):60-62.
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    Science and Ideology Via Development: A Reply to Kebede. [REVIEW]L. D. Keita - 1996 - Journal of Value Inquiry 30 (4):569-572.
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    Jacobs, Equal Opportunity, and the Bell Curve: A Critique.L. D. Keita - 2001 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 31 (2):247-251.
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    Neoclassical Economics and the Last Dogma of Positivism: Is the Normative-Positive Distinction Justified?L. D. Keita - 1997 - Metaphilosophy 28 (1-2):81-101.
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    The Bell Curve and Heredity: A Reply to Hocutt and Levin.L. D. Keita - 2001 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 31 (3):386-394.
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    On “African Modes of Thought and Economic Development”- a Reply to Parker English.L. D. Keita - 1994 - Journal of Social Philosophy 25 (1):170-179.
  28. Economic Theory, Ideal Types, and Rationality.Lansana Keita - 1982 - Analyse & Kritik 4 (1):22-38.
    Contemporary economic theory is generally regarded as a scientific or at least potentially so. The replacing of the cardinal theory of utility measurement by the ordinal theory was supposed to prepare the groundwork for economics as a genuine science. But in adopting the ordinal approach, theorists saw fit to anchor ordinal theory to axioms of choice founded on principles of rational behavior. Behavior according to these axioms was embodied in the ideal type model of rational economic man. This model served (...)
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  29. Hussain Sarkar, Group Rationality in Scientific Research. [REVIEW]Lansana Keita - 2010 - Philosophy in Review 30:60-62.
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  30. James R. Flynn, What is Intelligence? Beyond the Flynn Effect.Lansana Keita - 2009 - Philosophy in Review 29 (2):104.
     
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  31. Maxwell Bennett, Daniel Dennett, Peter Hacker, and John Searle, Eds. Neuroscience and Philosophy. [REVIEW]Lansana Keita - 2008 - Philosophy in Review 28:164-166.
     
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  32. Maurice Lagueux , Rationality and Explanation in Economics . Reviewed By.Lansana Keita - 2011 - Philosophy in Review 31 (2):111-113.
  33. Ted Honderich, After the Terror Reviewed By.Lausana Keita - 2003 - Philosophy in Review 23 (3):186-187.
     
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    The Human Project and the Temptations of Science.Lansana Keita (ed.) - 1998 - Rodopi.
    On account of the impressive yield of empirical science since the dawn of modern era, theorists of human behavior have sought eagerly to adopt its methodology to explain and predict behavior in the same way that natural science does with respect to natural phenomena. Thus, the positivist principle endorsed the unity of science approach to both the natural and social worlds. Modern social science, in its specific forms of sociology, economics, and so on, confidently embraced the positivist principle. In a (...)
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  35. ... The Search for a Method.Lansana Keita - 1985 - Diogenes 130:105.
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  36. Tsenay Serequeberhan, Ed., African Philosophy―The Essential Readings Reviewed By.Lansana Keita - 1992 - Philosophy in Review 12 (1):60-62.
     
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  37. Tsenay Serequeberhan, Ed., African Philosophy ― The Essential Readings. [REVIEW]Lansana Keita - 1992 - Philosophy in Review 12:60-62.
     
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