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Beyond Bantu Philosophy: Contextualizing Placide Tempels's Initiative in African Thought

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Beyond Bantu Philosophy: Contextualizing Placide Tempels's Initiative in African Thought

Frans Dokman, "Beyond Bantu Philosophy: Contextualizing Placide Tempels's Initiative in African Thought "
English | ISBN: 0367696096 | 2022 | 180 pages | PDF | 5 MB

Franciscan priest Placide Tempels’s 1946 book, Bantu Philosophy, introduced a new discourse about African thought and beliefs, questioning the universality of Western philosophy and establishing paradigms that continue to dominate discussion of the relationships between Africa and the West today. More than 75 years after the publication of this influential text, this volume brings together a wide range of contributors to examine the legacy and impact of Tempels’s work for the study of African philosophy and religion. Reflecting on whether
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