By John Murungi

The illumination of African philosophy provided during this quantity ends up in the illumination of philosophy typically. Illuminating arises as a vital job of philosophy, even if African or no longer. what's illuminated isn't already there, yet is constituted in the mean time of illumination. This ebook 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 though the point of interest is on African philosophy, the ebook additionally bridges the distance among African philosophy and different branches. at the present time greater than ever, a bridging philosophy is termed for, and this e-book is helping to satisfy that need.

This e-book 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 paintings as expressed in and by way of Chiwara, the plight of African timber because the plight of Africans, and the symbolic which means of Robben Island.

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