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Title Method, Substance, and the Future of African Philosophy / edited by Edwin E. Etieyibo.
Imprint Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint : Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

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Subject Philosophy.
Ethnology -- Africa.
Philosophy, Asian.
African languages.
Alt Name Etieyibo, Edwin E.,
Description 1 online resource (XVII, 365 pages 2 illustrations) : online resource
Contents 1 Introduction -- Part I African Philosophy and History -- 2 African Philosophy in History, Context and Contemporary Times -- 3 The Journey of African Philosophy -- 4 History of Philosophy as a Problem: Our Case -- 5 The State of African Philosophy in Africa -- Part II Method in African Philosophy -- 6 Questions of Method and Substance and the Growth of African Philosophy -- 7 Between the Ontology and Logic Criteria of African Philosophy -- 8 The "Demise" of Philosophical Universalism and the Rise of Conversational Thinking in Contemporary African Philosophy -- 9 Is, Ought and All: In Defense of a Method -- Part III Substance of African Philosophy -- 10 An Examination of Menkiti's Conception of Personhood and Gyekye's Critique -- 11 Justification of Moral Norms in African Philosophy -- 12 The Importance of an African Social Epistemology to Improve Public Health and Increase Life Expectancy in Africa -- 13 The Question of Rationality in Kwasi Wiredu's Consensual Democracy -- 14 How to Ground Animal Rights on African Values: A Constructive Approach -- Part IV African Philosophy and Its Future -- 15 Philosophy and the State in Africa -- 16 Jean-Paul Sartre and the Agenda of an Africanist Philosophy of Liberation -- 17 The Shaping of the Future of African Philosophy.
Summary This book takes stock of the strides made to date in African philosophy. Authors focus on four important aspects of African philosophy: the history, methodological debates, substantive issues in the field, and direction for the future. By collating this anthology, Edwin E. Etieyibo excavates both current and primordial knowledge in African philosophy, enhancing the development of this growing field.
ISBN 9783319702261
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-3-319-70226-1
OCLC # 1029063695
Additional Format Printed edition: 9783319702254

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