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Title Postcolonial African philosophy : a critical reader / edited by Emmanuel Chukwudi Eze.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Blackwell, 1997.

Subject Philosophy, African.
Philosophy, Modern -- 20th century.
Alt Name Eze, Emmanuel Chukwudi.
Description ix, 374 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents Philosophy, culture, and technology in the postcolonial / Kwame Gyekye -- Is modern science an ethnoscience? Rethinking epistemological assumptions / Sandra Harding -- African philosophy and modernity / Peter Amato -- The color of reason : the idea of "race" in Kant's anthropology / Emmanuel Chukwudi Eze -- The critique of Eurocentrism and the practice of African philosophy / Tsenay Serequeberhan -- Critic of Boers or Africans? Arendt's treatment of South Africa in the origins of totalitarianism / Gail Presbey -- African philosophy's challenge to continental philosophy / Robert Bernasconi -- Understanding African philosophy from a non-African point of view: an exercise in cross-cultural philosophy / Richard H. Bell -- Alterity, dialogue, and African philosophy / Bruce Janz -- Tragic dimensions of our neocolonial "postcolonial" World / Lewis Gordon -- Honor, eunuchs, and the postcolonial subject / Leonard Harris -- Postphilosophy, politics, and "race" / John Pittman -- African philosophy and the postcolonial : some misleading abstractions about "identity" / D.A. Masolo -- Democracy and consensus in African traditional politics : a plea for a non-party polity / Kwasi Wiredu --Democracy or consensus? A response to Wiredu / Emmanuel Chukwudi Eze -- Of the good use of tradition: keeping the critical perspective in African philosophy / Jean- Marie Makang -- Toward a critical theory of postcolonial African identities / Emmanuel Chukwudi Eze.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [345]-354) and index.
ISBN 0631203397 (alk. paper)
0631203400 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 34932842
Table of Contents
 Notes on Contributors 
 Introduction: Philosophy and the (Post)colonial / Emmanuel Chukwudi Eze1
Pt. IAfrica and Modern Scientific Reason23
 1Philosophy, Culture, and Technology in the Postcolonial / Kwame Gyekye25
 2Is Modern Science an Ethnoscience? Rethinking Epistemological Assumptions / Sandra Harding45
 3African Philosophy and Modernity / Peter Amato71
Pt. IIAfrica and Modern Philosophic Reason101
 4The Color of Reason: The Idea of "Race" in Kant's Anthropology / Emmanuel Chukwudi Eze103
 5The Critique of Eurocentrism and the Practice of African Philosophy / Tsenay Serequeberhan141
 6Critic of Boers or Africans? Arendt's Treatment of South Africa in The Origins of Totalitarianism / Gail Presbey162
Pt. IIIRebuilding Bridges181
 7African Philosophy's Challenge to Continental Philosophy / Robert Bernasconi183
 8Understanding African Philosophy from a Non-African Point of View : An Exercise in Cross-cultural Philosophy / Richard H. Bell197
 9Alterity, Dialogue, and African Philosophy / Bruce Janz221
Pt. IVThe Politics of the "Postcolonial"239
 10Tragic Dimensions of our Neocolonial "Postcolonial" World / Lewis Gordon241
 11Honor, Eunuchs, and the Postcolonial Subject / Leonard Harris252
 12Postphilosophy, Politics, and "Race" / John Pittman260
 13African Philosophy and the Postcolonial: Some Misleading Abstractions about "Identity" / D. A. Masolo283
Pt. VThoughts for a Postcolonial Future301
 14Democracy and Consensus in African Traditional Politics: A Plea for a Non-party Polity / Kwasi Wiredu303
 15Democracy or Consensus? A Response to Wiredu / Emmanuel Chukwudi Eze313
 16Of the Good Use of Tradition: Keeping the Critical Perspective in African Philosophy / Jean-Marie Makang324
 17Toward a Critical Theory of Postcolonial African Identities / Emmanuel Chukwudi Eze339
 Select Bibliography345