The Question of African Philosophy

@article{Bodunrin1981TheQO,
  title={The Question of African Philosophy},
  author={P. O. Bodunrin},
  journal={Philosophy},
  year={1981},
  volume={56},
  pages={161-179}
}
Philosophy in Africa has for more than a decade now been dominated by the discussion of one compound question, namely, is there an African philosophy, and if there is, what is it? The first part of the question has generally been unhesitatingly answered in the affirmative. Dispute has been primarily over the second part of the question as various specimens of African philosophy presented do not seem to pass muster. Those of us who refuse to accept certain specimens as philosophy have generally… Expand
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