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The African intellectual

Hountondji and after
by / RP 164 (Nov/Dec 2010) / Article

Every thought, however original it may be, is to some extent shaped by the questions that it is asked.

– Paulin J. Hountondji, The Struggle for Meaning

One of the characteristic features of African philosophy is that it tends to pose epistemological questions in terms that preserve their dialectical entanglement …

Out of Africa

Philosophy, ‘race’ and agency
by / RP 089 (May/Jun 1998) / Article

On ‘African Philosophy’

With an Introduction by Jonathan Rée
by / RP 035 (Autumn 1983) / Article