African Philosophy: Traditional Yoruba Philosophy and Contemporary African Realities

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INDEX
Abayomi, K., 182
Abimbola, Wande, 76, 88122ff.
Abraham, W. E., 94
Academic work
as self-realization, 222
Ademuwagun, Z. A., 136
African philosophy
a conception of, 22
as communal thought, 7
as written texts, 7
and American philosophy, 23
nature of 1
African proverbs
as sources of philosophy, 4
African traditional religion, 83ff.
African traditional thought, 1ff.
Agbo-ilé [compound], 62
Aìlera, 127
Ajala
and the choice of orí, 36
Ajogun, 102
Akan religiosity
Gyekye on, 93
Wiredu on, 95
Akinsanya, Samuel, 182
Aláàfíà, 127
Alakija, A. O., 181
American philosophy, 9
Ancestors, 88
Ara, 28
Aristotle, 219
Awolowo, Obafemi
on principles of statehood, 206
on Marxism, 197
on African socialism, 192
on the problem of Africa, 192ff
Ayajó, principles of, 120
Azikwe, Nnamdi, 182
Baalé [compound head], 63
Baasègùn, 176
Babaláwo, 76, 176
Buntu Philosophy, 2
Barber, Karin, 96
Blocker, Gene, 6
Bodunrin, P. O., 19
Bourgeois nationalism, 180
Busia, K. A., 95, 109
Capitalism, 162
Categorical imperative, 74
Causal explanation
features of, 111
levels of, 116
Cause
relativity of, 125
senses of, 105
Christianity
and CAR, 148
and conversion, 97
and peace, 97
Civil religion, 146
Claim-right, 234
Classlessness, 162
Co-wives, 63
Cohen, Morris, 23
Collingwood, R. J., 105
Colonialism
and cultural dependency, 161
and culture, 179
Communalism, 61, 65, 162
Communism, 162
Community
human dependence on, 58
in traditional thought, 61
Confederacy, 208
Conflicts
in traditional societies, 66
Contemplation, as work, 222
Contemporary African Realities
principles of explanation, 137ff.
Views of, 137ff.
the politico-economic view, 189ff
Cultural dependency, 161

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