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Encyclopedia of African Religions and Philosophy
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Encyclopedia of African Religions and Philosophy (Hardback)

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This comprehensive encyclopedia presents African thinkers, concepts and traditions, with a focus on African religious and philosophical practices. It offers a dependable and significant synthesis of African studies that encompasses major trends in the field since the early 1980s. The encyclopedia considers all religious and philosophical systems of Africa, both indigenous and non-indigenous. It also recognizes the determining role of the Diaspora in understanding African traditions and African identity. The work has benefited immensely from commitments in advanced interdisciplinary exchanges in a number of domains, including comparative research in epistemology and from surveys in postcolonial studies and social sciences, along with religious and philosophical compendia. In brief, this is an encyclopedia made from the viewpoint of African studies and in dialogue with scientific traditions

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesAnthropologyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesNon-Western philosophyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPhilosophy TheoryPhilosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledgeReligion & BeliefsReligion: general Publisher: Springer Publication Date: 29/09/2021 ISBN-13: 9789402420661  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Valentin-Yves Mudimbe received his Doctorat en Philosophie et Lettres from the University of Louvain in 1970. He holds Honorary Doctorates from the Universite Paris Diderot - Paris 7 (1997), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (2006) and Universite Laval (2012).

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