Cinderella, Survivor and Saviour: African Ethics and the Quest for a Global Ethic. Martin H. Prozesky – – In Munyaradzi Felix Murove (ed.), African Ethics: An. THE AFRICAN PHILOSOPHER KWAME GYEKYE explores how the Akan people of. Ghana conceive of a person. He uses this exploration to argue that there is. Kwame Gyekye – – Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy details Kwame Gyekye – – International Philosophical Quarterly 18 (3)

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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Gyekye challenges the view that in African thought, community confers personhood on the individual and thus the individual’s identity is merely derivative of the community.

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An Essay on African Philosophical Thought: Enlisting Western political and philosophic concepts to clear, comparative advantage, Gyekye addresses a wide range of concrete problems afflicting postcolonial African states, such as ethnicity and nation- building, the relationship of tradition to modernity, the relationship of the nation-state to community, the nature of political authority and political legitimation, political corruption, and the threat to traditional moral and social values, practices, and institutions in the wake of rapid social change.

New Essays in African Meta-Ethics. Thus, he argues, a person is viewed as more than just a material or physical object, but children of God, and therefore intrinsically valuable. An Essay on African Philosophical Thought: Request removal from index.

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An Essay on African Philosophical Thought: Restrictions pro authors only online only open access only published only filter by language Configure languages here. Gyekye studied first at the University kwamee Ghanathen at Harvard Universitywhere he obtained his Ph. Sign in Create an account.

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African people, in their attempt to evolve ways of life compatible with an increasingly kwae world cultural, intellectual, and political scene, face a number of unique societal challenges, some stemming, Gyekye argues, from traditional African values and practices, others representing the legacy of European colonialism. I shall refer to some English translations from the Arabic and show how wrong they are.

Neoplatonists in Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy. Failing to distinguish between the two senses, the translators translated the phrase literally, often with unsatisfactory results. His books include Arabic Logic: Using PhilPapers from home? Direct download 4 more.

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African Philosophy and the Decolonisation of Education in Africa: Implications for Research on Morality. Shaping the Normative Landscape David Owens. Recent Work in African Ethics. All Formats Paperback Hardcover Sort by: Kwame Gyekye offers a philosophical interpretation and critical analysis of the African cultural experience in modern times.

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