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African Philosophy and the Hermeneutics of Culture

Essays in Honour of Theophilus Okere Studies in African Philosophy, Vol. 2 (Studies in African Philosophy)

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Published by Lit Verlag .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • General,
  • Hermeneutics,
  • Philosophy, African

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJ. Oguejiofor (Editor), Godfrey Onah (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8947566M
    ISBN 103825882179
    ISBN 109783825882174

      The hermeneutics of African philosophy as an important branch in African philosophy was inspired by the 20th century philosophers Martin Heidegger and Hans-Georg Gadamer. Inspired by the thoughts of those philosophers some African philosophers attempted to explore and underline the importance of hermeneutic African philosophy. Tsenay Serequeberhan’s in his books, The Hermeneutics of African Philosophy: Horizon and Discourses, and Our Heritage: The Past in the Present of African -American and African Experiences, focus on African philosophical hermeneutics. The starting point of the hermeneutic approach in African philosophy by Serequeberhan is lived experience.

    Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and Investigating the content of the contested – a rich hermeneutics of trees – can contribute to an understanding of the environment that could create more sustainable relations of humans to their environment. First, I will outline which different frameworks determine the human relationship to the environment in the West-African context.

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The essays published in this collection bear testimony to the multivalent character of Okere's contribution to African philosophy. Most of the essays are about Okere's hermeneutics of culture. Some of the contributors examine the method in itself, while others focus attention on its application to specific philosophical 4/5(1).

African philosophy and the hermeneutics of culture essays in honour of Theophilus Okere Published by Lit, Distributed in North America by Pages: The essays published in this collection bear testimony to the multivalent character of Okere's contribution to African philosophy.

Most of the essays are about Okere's hermeneutics of culture. The philosopher and the society: portrait of Msgr. Okere / B.E. Nwigwe In search of reason's traces / Emmanuel Chukwudi Eze Philosophy of non-philosophy: Okere's trilogy on African philosophy / I.

Maduakolam Osuagwu Ethnophilosophy and hermeneutics: reviewing Okere's critique of traditional. African Hermeneutics by Professor Elizabeth Mburu is a comprehensive masterpiece in modern African biblical scholarship.

It is broad, insightful, refreshing, innovative, creative, contextual and critical as it makes the African worldview central to making hermeneutics a biblical science relevant to Africa.4/5(1). African Philosophy And The Hermeneutics Of Culture: Essays In Honour Of Theophilus Okere Studies In African Philosophy, Vol.

2 really liked it avg rating — 1 rating — published /5(1). African Philosophy And the Hermeneutics of Culture的话题 (全部 条) 什么是话题 无论是一部作品、一个人,还是一件事,都往往可以衍生出许多不同的话题。. The Originality of African Philosophy as a Hermeneutical Problem in Okere. Francis O. Njoku - - In Theophilus Okere, J.

Obi Oguejiofor & Godfrey Igwebuike Onah (eds.), African Philosophy and the Hermeneutics of Culture: Essays in Honour of Theophilus Okere. Distributed in North America by Transaction by: 6.

In his masterpiece, 'Truth and Method', H.G. Gadamer lead us into a world where truth as 'adaequatio rei et intellectus' lost almost its meaning. Two key concepts of Gadamer's hermeneutics will help us.

The diverse understanding of hermeneutics is not only limited to Western philosophy; in the few decades of its history in African philosophy, hermeneutics has also assumed different meanings.

losophy—that was once denied to Africa to have in fact originated there, this book will not concentrate on the debate over whether Egyptian culture A Short History of African Philosophy 4 1.

I use the term “African” to refer to scholarship that is speci¤cally concerned with the African continent and its by: Book Description Hermeneutics is a crucial but neglected perspective in African philosophy. Here, Tsenay Serequeberhan engages post-colonial African literature and the ideas of the African liberation struggle with critically-used insights from the European philosophical tradition.

The structure of The Hermeneutics of African Philosophy is as follows. After a relatively short introduction and before a brief conclusion, the book is divided into four quite distinct chapters. A Short History of Africa in Philosophy is a good introduction to African philosophy for novices and suitable as a textbook accompaniment to primary sources for courses.

The book is organized topically by the major areas of emphasis of philosophers, e.g. rationality as culturally universal, ethnophilosophy and philosophic sagacity, phenomenology and hermeneutics, etc.

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Philosophy of non-philosophy: Okere's trilogy on African philosophy / I. Maduakolam Osuagwu; Ethnophilosophy and hermeneutics: reviewing Okere's critique of traditional African philosophy / J. Obi Oguejiofor; The originality of African philosophy as. African biblical hermeneutics is contextual since interpretation is always done in a particular context.

Specifically, it means that the analysis of the biblical text is done from the perspective of an African world-view and culture. Keywords: hermeneutics,  African biblical interpretation,  transformational hermeneutics,  cultureCited by: 1.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: The philosopher and the society: portrait of Msgr. Okere / B.E. Nwigwe --In search of reason's traces / Emmanuel Chukwudi Eze --Philosophy of non-philosophy: Okere's trilogy on African philosophy / I.

Maduakolam Osuagwu --Ethnophilosophy and hermeneutics: reviewing Okere's. Hermeneutics is a crucial but neglected perspective in African philosophy. Here, Tsenay Serequeberhan engages post-colonial African literature and the ideas of the African liberation struggle with critically-used insights from the European philosophical by:   Hermeneutics is a crucial but neglected perspective in African philosophy.

Here, Tsenay Serequeberhan engages post-colonial African literature and the ideas of the African liberation struggle with critically-used insights from the European philosophical : $. Hermeneutics is a crucial but neglected perspective in African philosophy. Here, Tsenay Serequeberhan engages post-colonial African literature and the ideas of the African liberation struggle with critically-used insights from the European philosophical tradition.4/5(2).Within African philosophy, several thinkers1 have proposed that hermeneutics could provide a useful tool for the analysis of Africana experience.

I would like to discuss and critique three such attempts in this paper, and then suggest ways in which.phy.2 This cross-cultural dialogue is itself central to understanding African philosophy.

The cross-cultural nature for understanding its philosophy is of particular importance because of the radical—one might say even traumatic— interface that Africa has had with European culture .