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Postcolonial African Philosophy

A Critical Reader (Critical Readers)

by Emmanuel Chukwudi Eze

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Published by Blackwell Publishers .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages374
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Open LibraryOL7609533M
ISBN 100631203400
ISBN 109780631203407

  Mary Carman reviews Debating African Philosophy, a new collection of essays that originated during student protests and demands for the decolonisation of universities at the University of Cape Town in Debating African Philosophy: Perspectives on Identity, Decolonial Ethics and Comparative PhilosophyEdited by George HullRoutledge, Debating African Philosophy. A . The Postcolonial Animal: African Literature and Posthuman Ethics demonstrates the importance of African writing to animal studies by analyzing how postcolonial African writing—including folktales, religion, philosophy, and anticolonial movements—has been mobilized to call for humane treatment of nonhuman others.

African Sage Philosophy. The Sage Philosophy Project began in the mids at the Department of Philosophy of the University of Nairobi Kenya. At the University, Henry Odera Oruka () popularized the term “Sage Philosophy Project,” and closely related terms such as “philosophic sagacity,” both by initiating a project of interviewing African sages, and by naming this project in. At a moment of renewed interest in Bergson’s philosophy, this book, by a major figure in both French and African philosophy, gives an expanded idea of the political ramifications of Bergson’s thought in a postcolonial context.

About East Africa, Kenyan writer Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o wrote Weep Not, Child (), the first postcolonial novel about the East African experience of colonial imperialism; as well as Decolonizing the Mind: The Politics of Language in African Literature (). Eze, E. C. () ‘Introduction: philosophy and the (Post) colonial, in Postcolonial African Philosophy: A C ritical Reader,’ in E. C Eze.(ed), Postcolonial African Philo sophy: A Critical.


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About the Author Emmanuel Chuckwudi Eze is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Bucknell University, editor of Racist Enlightenment (Blackwell Publishers, ) and African. His teaching and research interests are in critical social theory, modern European philosophy, and Africana philosophy.

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Organized topically rather than historically, this book provides an excellent introduction to the subject of African Philosophy.

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Offers a distinctive historical treatment of African philosophy. Abstract This essay is an attempt to critically understand the utility of the concept of postmodernism in African philosophy, and by extension the analysis of the postcolonial African predicament.

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Athens: Ohio UP, xiv + pp. ISBN Paulin Hountondji is acknowledged as the most prominent figure in the debate on. “Africana philosophy” is the name for an emergent and still developing field of ideas and idea-spaces, intellectual endeavors, discourses, and discursive networks within and beyond academic philosophy that was recognized as such by national and international organizations of professional philosophers, including the American Philosophical Association, starting in the s.

(March ) (Learn how and when to remove this template message) Emmanuel Chukwudi Eze (18 January – 30 December ) was a Nigerian -born American philosopher.

Eze was a specialist in postcolonial philosophy. He wrote as well as edited influential postcolonial histories of philosophy in Africa, Europe, and the Americas.Books shelved as postcolonial-theory: Orientalism by Edward W.

Said, The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon, The Location of Culture by Homi K. Bhabha.The postcolonial African culture, as it is discoursed in the academia, is largely influenced by Africa's response to colonialism.

To the degree that it is a response, it is to considerably reactive, and lacks forceful moral incentives for social critical consciousness and nation-building.

Quite on the contrary, it allows especially African political leaders to luxuriate in the delusions of.