By Martin Odei Ajei,Kwame Gyekye,Kofi Ackah,Paulin J. Hountondji,Tsenay Serequeberhan,Marcien Towa,Katrin Flikschuh,Stephen C., Ferguson II,Louise du Toit,John H., III McClendon,Richmond Kwesi,Mogobe Ramose,Thaddeus Metz,Leif Wenar,Ezekiel Mkhwanazi,Raymond
The chapters in Disentangling Consciencism: Essays on Kwame Nkrumah’s Philosophy severely discover the metaphysical, moral and political notion expressed in Consciencism. In doing so, they develop our figuring out of his philosophical rules and their relevance for powerful African contribution to inspiration in a latest international within which Africa more and more totters at the margins of overseas affairs. In a lot of present ethical and political pondering, there's a tendency to universalize liberal values and forget non-Western philosophical views. whilst, worldwide normative considering is overwhelmingly utilized in non-Western contexts. Writing from throughout 3 continents, the members to this quantity determine higher highbrow connection between African, Asian and Western teachers, and their chapters provide particular views at the worth of Nkrumah’s philosophy, and at the conceptual foundation of early post-colonial public coverage ideas in Africa. A helpful appendix presents the textual content of speeches brought on the 1964 release of Consciencism.
With insights into various dimensions of Nkrumah’s philosophy, this quantity may be of specific curiosity to scholars and students of philosophy—especially of non-Western metaphysical, ethical and political thought—and to an individual operating within the historical past of African political theory.
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