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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