The Invention of Africa: Gnosis, Philosophy, and the Order of Knowledge

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Indiana University Press, 1988 - African Philosophy - 241 pages
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What is the meaning of Africa and of being African? What is and what is not African philosophy? Is philosophy part of Africanism? These are the kind of fundamental questions which this book addresses. North America: Indiana U Press

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V. Y. Mudimbe’s The Invention of Africa is an exploration in the philosophical landscape of the Africa continent through centuries of colonization. At least, that’s what I hoped it would be. Instead ... Read full review

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