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A Short History of African Philosophy (Paperback)

Author: Hallen, Barry

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A Short History of African Philosophy discusses major ideas, figures, andschools of thought in philosophy in the African context. While drawing out criticalissues in the formation of African philosophy, Barry Hallen focuses on recentscholarship and relevant debates that have made African philosophy critical tounderstanding the rich and complex cultural heritage of the continent. This revisededition expands the historical perspective, takes account of recent discoveries andnew canonical figures, highlights new discussions about gender as a cultural andphilosophical phenomenon, clarifies issues regarding indigenous cultures and humanrights, and builds on the notion that African philosophy shares methods and concernsof philosophy worldwide. This short reference is an essential resource for students, scholars, and general readers.


Publisher Indiana Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780253221230
SKU 211314220
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0253221234
Release Date 8/1/2009
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Number of Pages 0193
Publisher Indiana University Press
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