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Toward Decolonizing African Philosophy and Religion

  title={Toward Decolonizing African Philosophy and Religion},
  author={Kwasi Wiredu},
  journal={African Studies Quarterly},
  • Kwasi Wiredu
  • Published 1997
  • Sociology
  • African Studies Quarterly
  • 71 Citations
    The Prospects of Ending Epistemicide in Africa: Some Thoughts
    • 2
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    • 1
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    An Essay on Naturalized Epistemology of African Indigenous Knowledge
    • 19
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    Negotiating cultural identity through the arts: The African Cultural Memory Youth Arts festival (ACMYAF)
    • 1
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    Decolonising Knowledge Here and Now
    The African vital force theory of meaning in life


    Formulating Modern Thought in African Languages: Some Theoretical Considerations
    • The Surreptitious Speech,
    • 1992
    The Moral Foundations of An African Culture" in Kwasi Wiredu and Kwame Gyekye, eds., Person and Community: Ghanaian
    • "Morality and Religion in Akan Thought."
    • 1992
    Mbiti, African Religions and Philosophy, London: Heinemann
    • Second Edition,
    • 1990
    Universalism and Particularism in Religion from an African Perspective
    • Journal of Humanism and Ethical Religion,
    • 1990
    insists, correctly, on what he calls "the locative implication of the existential expression wo ho" in his An Essay on African Philosophical Thought (New York
    • 1987
    Oguah, "African and Western Philosophy: A Comparative Study" in Richard A
    • Press of America, Third Edition,
    • 1984
    Cultures, Nairobi, Kenya
    • On this issue remarks by three famous Akan thinkers that I have quoted elsewhere (Kwasi Wiredu, "Morality and Religion in Akan Thought",
    • 1983
    Logic and the nature of God
    • 37
    African philosophy : an introduction
    • 70