On historicity, context and the existence of African philosophy

@article{Berg2003OnHC,
  title={On historicity, context and the existence of African philosophy},
  author={M. van den Berg},
  journal={South African Journal of Philosophy},
  year={2003},
  volume={22},
  pages={277 - 286}
}
Abstract The author reviews the second edition of Philosophy from Africa by comparing it with the first edition and with other anthologies in African philosophy. Questions regarding the existence and identity of African philosophy receive special attention. It is argued that a negation of the existence of African philosophy results from monolithic, ahistorical and decontextualized thinking about Africa and about philosophy. The roots and development of African philosophy are inseparably bound… Expand

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