African philosophy

DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-Z018-1
Version: v1,  Published online: 1998
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References and further reading

  • Abraham, W.E. (1962) The Mind of Africa, Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    (A classical discussion of the place of philosophical ideas in African life.)

  • Eze, E. (1997) Postcolonial African Philosophy: a Critical Reader, Cambridge, MA: Basil Blackwell.

    (A useful collection of important work in contemporary African philosophy.)

  • Hountondji, P.J. (1983) African Philosophy: Myth and Reality, London: Hutchinson.

    (The most important Francophone discussion of the project of modern African philosophy.)

  • Masolo, D.A. (1994) African Philosophy in Search of Identity, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

    (A critical history of modern African philosophy.)

Citing this article:
Appiah, K. Anthony. Bibliography. African philosophy, 1998, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-Z018-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis,
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