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By John Murungi

The illumination of African philosophy provided during this quantity ends up in the illumination of philosophy as a rule. Illuminating arises as an important job of philosophy, even if African or now not. what's illuminated isn't already there, yet is constituted in the interim of illumination. This booklet invitations the reader to take part within the illuminating paintings of philosophy and unavoidably, thereby, to give a contribution to his or her personal self-constituting self-illumination. even if the focal point is on African philosophy, the e-book additionally bridges the distance among African philosophy and different branches. this present day greater than ever, a bridging philosophy is termed for, and this booklet is helping to satisfy that need.

This ebook poses philosophical questions resembling who's an African and what Africa is, and seeks philosophical solutions. In doing so, it contributes to the continuing discourse on African philosophy. It addresses such matters because the African grounding of philosophy, the adaptation among African and Black philosophy, the African physique, African artwork as expressed in and by means of Chiwara, the plight of African timber because the plight of Africans, and the symbolic that means of Robben Island.

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