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Philosophical ideas towards African development

Jackline R. K. Mashauri

Philosophical ideas towards African development

by Jackline R. K. Mashauri

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Published by General Publications Ltd. in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 156).

StatementJackline R.K. Mashauri
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxviii, 162 p. :
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25244424M
ISBN 109789976925212
LC Control Number2011349840

philosophical appraisal of African culture and values is not only apt and timely, but also appropriate. Moreover, the centrality of the place of values in African culture as a heritage that is passed down from one generation to another, will be highlighted. We shall try to illustrate that African culture and values can be appraised from. African Philosophical Currents 1st Edition. John Murungi Ap The history of the human world has reached a stage where no philosophical community can any longer philosophize in isolation from other philosophical communities. The African philosophical community is not an exception and neither is any other philosophical community.

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