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- DescriptionAttacks a myth popularized by ethno-philosophers such as Placide Tempels and Alexis Kagame that there is an indigenous, collective African philosophy separate and distinct from the Western philosophical tradition.
- Author BiographyPaulin J. Hountondji is Professor of Philosophy at the National University of Benin, Cotonou. He is editor of and contributor to Philosophical Research in Africa: A Bibliographic Survey and Endogenous Knowledge: Research Trails. Hountondji is former Minister of Culture and Communication and Special Advisor to the Head of State of Benin.
- Author(s)Abiola Irele,Paulin J. Houtondji
- PublisherIndiana University Press
- Date of Publication01/06/1996
- Series TitleAfrican Systems of Thought
- Place of PublicationBloomington, IN
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintIndiana University Press
- Content Note69 b&w illus.
- Weight320 g
- Width134 mm
- Height215 mm
- Spine14 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
- Edition Statement2nd Revised edition
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