I doubt, therefore African philosophy exists

@article{Ramose2003IDT,
  title={I doubt, therefore African philosophy exists},
  author={M. Ramose},
  journal={South African Journal of Philosophy},
  year={2003},
  volume={22},
  pages={113 - 127}
}
  • M. Ramose
  • Published 2003
  • Philosophy
  • South African Journal of Philosophy
Abstract In this essay the question whether or not African philosophy exists is considered through an examination of the meaning of doubt. In St. Augustine and Descartes the basic presupposition with regard to doubt is the indubitable certainty that the doubting subject must exist before there can be any doubt at all. By parity of reasoning, African philosophy must first exist before it can doubt its own existence or be doubted by another. The origin and meaning of the term “Africa” is then… Expand

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