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By John Murungi

The illumination of African philosophy provided during this quantity results in the illumination of philosophy ordinarily. Illuminating arises as an important job of philosophy, even if African or no longer. what's illuminated isn't really already there, yet is constituted for the time being of illumination. This booklet invitations the reader to take part within the illuminating paintings of philosophy and inevitably, 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 space 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 booklet poses philosophical questions comparable to who's an African and what Africa is, and seeks philosophical solutions. In doing so, it contributes to the continued discourse on African philosophy. It addresses such concerns because the African grounding of philosophy, the adaptation among African and Black philosophy, the African physique, African artwork as expressed in and via Chiwara, the plight of African bushes because the plight of Africans, and the symbolic which means of Robben Island.

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