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Author Bell, Richard H.

Title Understanding African philosophy [electronic resource] : a cross-cultural approach to classical and contemporary issues / Richard H. Bell.

Imprint New York : Routledge, 2002.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xviii, 189 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-181) and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Understanding Another Culture -- Understanding Others and Ourselves -- A Procedure from an Aesthetic Point of View -- "Found in Translation" -- 2. Foundations of Modern African Philosophy -- Ethnophilosophy and the "Negritude" Movement -- Critical, Scientific Philosophy -- Sage Philosophy -- 3. Liberation and Postcolonial African Philosophy -- African Humanism and Socialism -- Postcolonial African Thought -- The Question of "Race" -- 4. African Moral Philosophy I: Community and Justice -- Persons, Individualism, and Communalism -- Suffering and Injustice -- Poverty and Human Development -- 5. African Moral Philosophy II: Truth and Reconciliation -- Linking Communalism, Ubuntu, and Restorative Justice -- Understanding the Grammar of Justice after Apartheid -- "Not All Storytelling Heals": Criticisms of the TRC Process -- Justice and Political Transformation -- 6. Narrative in African Philosophy: Orality and Icons -- The Philosophical Significance of Oral Narratives -- Rational Dialogue, Democracy, and the Village Palaver -- Finding Pictures and Fictitious Narratives "Surprising" -- Iconic Forms and the Aesthetic Consciousness Revisited -- 7. Some Concluding Remarks.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Philosophy, African.
Philosophy -- Africa.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0415939364 (alk. paper)
0415939372 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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