ISBN 9789785878912
Pages 3004
Dimensions 229 x 152mm
Published 2021
Publisher Malthouse Press, Nigeria
Format Paperback

African Philosophy in the Global Village

Theistic Panpsychic Rationality, Axiology and Science

by Maduabuchi Dukor

In this book, Maduabuchi Dukor presents a comprehensive interpretation of African Philosophy that is informed by the idea that everything in the universe includes a 'spiritual' dimension, what he calls theistic humanism. Imperceptible agents such as God, lesser divinities, and ancestors, as well as forces such as witchcraft and magic, play prominent roles in Dukor's accounts of not just metaphysics, but also ethics, aesthetic, and epistemics. By highlighting the diversity in intellectual world currents philosophy stimulates intercultural dialogue, African Philosophy in the Global Village. Theistic Panpsychic Rationality, Axiology and Science is a response to major contemporary socio-cultural challenges in the global village.

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About the Author

Maduabuchi Dukor

Maduabuchi Dukor is a Professor of Philosophy, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria and Visiting Scholar at the Department of Philosophy, University Ghana, Legon. He is the Founding Head of the Department of Philosophy, Lagos State University.