African philosophy myth and reality / Paulin J. Hountondji ; translated by Henri Evans with the collaboration of Jonathan Rée ; introduction by Abiola Irele

Author(s): Hountondji, Paulin J., 1942-
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Philosophy, African
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Material Type: Books
Language: English, French (translated from)
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 2nd ed
Published: Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, c1996
Series: African systems of thought
LC Classification: B
Table of Contents: Preface to the second edition
Introduction / Abiola Irele 7
1. An alienated literature 33
2. History of a myth 47
3. African philosophy, myth and reality 55
4. Philosophy and its revolutions 71
5. An African philosopher in Germany in the eighteenth century: Anton-Wilhelm Amo 111
6. The end of 'Nkrumaism' and the (re)birth of Nkrumah 131
7. The idea of philosophy in Nkrumah's Consciencism 141
8. True and false pluralism 156
Postscript 170
Notes and references 184
Index 219
Alternate Title(s): Sur la philosophie africaine.
Alternate Titles: Issued in other form: Original (DLC) 96012249 (OCoLC)34410779
Additional Authors: NetLibrary, Inc
Notes: Invalid LCCN: 96012249
ISBN: 0585207674 (electronic bk.) :$39.95
ISBN: 025333229X (cl : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0253210968 (pa : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [184]-217) and index
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries
Physical Description: xxviii, 221 p. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 44963046
ISBN/ISSN: 0585207674

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