Linked bibliography for the SEP article "African Ethics" by Kwame Gyekye

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  • Bewaji, John A. I., 2004. “Ethics and Morality in Yoruba Culture,” in Kwasi Wiredu (ed.), A Companion to African Philosophy, Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, pp. 396–403. (Scholar)
  • Busia, K. A., 1954. “The Ashanti of the Gold Coast,” in Forde (ed.) 1954, pp. 190–209. (Scholar)
  • –––, 1967. Africa in Search of Democracy, New York: Praeger. (Scholar)
  • –––, 1962. The Challenge of Africa, New York: Frederic A. Praeger, Inc. (Scholar)
  • Campbell, Dugald, 1922, In the Heart of Bantuland: A Record of Twenty-Nine Years in Central Africa among the Bantu Peoples, London: Seely Service and Co. (Scholar)
  • Danquah, J. B., 1944. The Akan Doctrine of God: A Fragment of Gold Coast Ethics and Religion, London: Lutterworth Press. (Scholar)
  • Ebijuwa, T., 1996. “Conscience, Morality and Social Responsibility in an African Culture,” Quest: Philosophical Discussions, 9 (2): pp. 89–100. (Scholar)
  • Forde, Daryll (ed.), 1954. African Worlds, Studies in the Cosmological Ideas and Social Values of African Peoples, Oxford: Oxford University Press. (Scholar)
  • Gbadegesin, Segun, 1991. African Philosophy: Traditional Yoruba Philosophy and Contemporary African Realities, New York: Peter Lang. (Scholar)
  • Gyekye, Kwame, 1995. An Essay on African Philosophical Thought: The Akan Conceptual Scheme, revised edition, Philadelphia: Temple University Press; original edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987. (Scholar)
  • –––, 1997. Tradition and Modernity: Philosophical Reflections on the African Experience, New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press. (Scholar)
  • –––, 2004. Beyond Cultures: Perceiving a Common Humanity (Ghanaian Philosophical Studies 111), Washington, D.C.: The Council for Research in Values and Philosophy and Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences. (Scholar)
  • Hardie, W. F. R., 1968. Aristotle's Ethical Theory, Oxford: Clarendon Press. (Scholar)
  • Idowu, Bolaji E., 1962, Olodumare: God in Yoruba Belief, London: Longmans Group Ltd. (Scholar)
  • Kaunda, Kenneth D., 1966. A Humanist in Africa, London: Longmans. (Scholar)
  • Krige, J. D. and E. J Krige, 1954. “The Lovedu of the Transvaal,” in Forde (ed.) 1954, pp. 55–82. (Scholar)
  • Kudadjie, J. N., 1973. “Does Religion Determine Morality in African Societies? A Viewpoint,” in Ghana Bulletin of Theology, 3 (5): 30–49. (Scholar)
  • Little, Kenneth, 1954. “The Mende in Sierra Leone,” in Forde (ed.) 1954, pp. 111–137. (Scholar)
  • Maquet, J. J., 1954. “The Kingdom of Ruanda,” in Forde (ed.) 1954, pp. 164–189. (Scholar)
  • McVeigh, Malcolm J., 1974. God in Africa, Cape Cod, MA: Claude Stark. (Scholar)
  • Menkiti, Ifeanyi A., 1984. “Person and Community in African Traditional Thought,” in Richard A. Wright (ed.), African Philosophy: An Introduction, 3rd edition, Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America. (Scholar)
  • Molema S. M., 1920. The Bantu: Past and Present, Edinburgh: W. Green and Son. (Scholar)
  • Nyerere, Julius K., 1968. Ujamaa: Essays on Socialism, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: Oxford University Press. (Scholar)
  • Oluwole, S. B., 1984. “The Rational Basis of Yoruba Ethical Thinking,” The Nigerian Journal of Philosophy, 4 (1&2): 14–25. (Scholar)
  • Opoku, Kofi Asare, 1978. West African Traditional Religion, Jurong, Singapore: FEP International Private Limited. (Scholar)
  • Parrinder, E. G., 1969. Religion in Africa. Harmondsworth: Penguin. (Scholar)
  • Russell, Bertrand, 1945. A History of Western Philosophy, New York: Simon and Schuster. (Scholar)
  • Sarpong, Peter K., 1972. “Aspects of Akan Ethics,” in Ghana Bulletin of Theology, 4 (3): 40–54. (Scholar)
  • Wilson, Godfrey, 1960. “An African Morality,” in Simon Ottenberg and Phoebe Ottenberg (eds.), Cultures and Societies of Africa, New York: Random House. (Scholar)
  • Wilson, Monica, 1971. Religion and Transformation of Society, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (Scholar)
  • Wiredu, Kwasi and Gyekye, Kwame (eds.), 1992. Person and Community (Ghanaian Philosophical Studies 1), Washington, D.C.: The Council for Research in Values and Philosophy. (Scholar)
  • Wiredu, Kwasi, 1995. “Custom and Morality,” in his Conceptual Decolonization in African Philosophy, Ibadan, Nigeria: Hope Publications. (Scholar)
  • –––, 1992. “Moral Foundations of an African Culture,” in Wiredu and Gyekye (eds.) 1992, pp. 193–206. (Scholar)
  • –––, 1983. “Morality and Religion in Akan Thought,” in H. Odera Oruka and D. A. Masolo (eds.), Philosophy and Cultures, Nairobi: Bookwise Limited. (Scholar)

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