Method, Substance, and the Future of African Philosophy

  • Edwin E. Etieyibo

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Edwin E. Etieyibo
    Pages 1-9
  3. African Philosophy and History

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Barry Hallen
      Pages 35-52
    3. Dismas A. Masolo
      Pages 53-69
    4. Edwin E. Etieyibo, Jonathan O. Chimakonam
      Pages 71-90
  4. Method in African Philosophy

  5. Substance of African Philosophy

  6. African Philosophy and Its Future

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 291-291
    2. Ifeanyi A. Menkiti
      Pages 293-311
    3. Bernard Matolino
      Pages 335-353
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 355-365

About this book


This book takes stock of the strides made to date in African philosophy. Authors focus on four important aspects of African philosophy: the history, methodological debates, substantive issues in the field, and direction for the future.  By collating this anthology, Edwin E. Etieyibo excavates both current and primordial knowledge in African philosophy, enhancing the development of this growing field.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Edwin E. Etieyibo
    • 1
  1. 1.University of the WitwatersrandJohannesburgSouth Africa

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Religion and Philosophy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-70225-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-70226-1
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