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By Kwasi Wiredu

This quantity of newly commissioned essays offers accomplished insurance of African philosophy, ranging throughout disciplines and during the a long time.

  • Offers a particular old therapy of African philosophy.
  • Covers the entire major branches of philosophy as addressed within the African culture.
  • Includes money owed of pre-colonial African philosophy and modern political thought.

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