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Themes, Issues and Problems in African Philosophy

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Introduction: The Shifting Focus of Philosophy in Africa
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    Chapter 2 Revisiting the Terms of African Philosophy
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    Chapter 3 African Metaphysics: Traditional and Modern Discussions
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    Chapter 4 Critical Notes on the Metaphysics of Metallurgy in an African Culture
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    Chapter 5 An Overview of African Ethics
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    Chapter 6 Transnational Ethics, Justice and Anyiam-Osigwe’s Philosophy of the Family
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    Chapter 7 Toward an African Moral Theory (Revised Edition)
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    Chapter 8 An African Theory of Knowledge
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    Chapter 9 Epistemic Insight from an African Way of Knowing
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    Chapter 10 The Imperative of Epistemic Decolonization in Contemporary Africa
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    Chapter 11 A Gendered Interrogation of Virtue Ascription in an African Thought System
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    Chapter 12 Women’s Agency and the Re-negotiation of Gender Depiction in an African Media Space
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    Chapter 13 The Imperative of Developing African Eco-philosophy
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    Chapter 14 The Nature of African Aesthetics
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    Chapter 15 Philosophy and Existence in an African Condition
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    Chapter 16 Human Life and the Question of Meaning in African Existentialism
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    Chapter 17 Western Specifications, African Approximations: Time, Colour and Existential Attitudes
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    Chapter 18 Probable Limits of Particularism in African Existential Discourse
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    Chapter 19 Philosophy and the Challenge of Development in Africa
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    Chapter 20 Political Philosophy in the African Context
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    Chapter 21 Concepts of Justice in Africa: Past and Present
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    Chapter 22 African Worldview and the Question of Democratic Substance
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    Chapter 23 Philosophy: Interrogating the Public Space and Culture
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    Chapter 24 Mandela’s Legacy for Political Philosophy in Africa
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Themes, Issues and Problems in African Philosophy
Published by
Springer International Publishing, January 2017
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-40796-8
978-3-31-940795-1, 978-3-31-940796-8

Ukpokolo, Isaac E.

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Unknown 21 100%

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 19%
Student > Master 3 14%
Student > Postgraduate 2 10%
Professor 2 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 2 10%
Other 5 24%
Unknown 3 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Philosophy 6 29%
Social Sciences 5 24%
Arts and Humanities 3 14%
Nursing and Health Professions 1 5%
Mathematics 1 5%
Other 2 10%
Unknown 3 14%