publication . Other literature type . Article . 2019

MAPPING OUT THE DOMAIN OF AN AFRICAN PHILOSOPHER

Bisong, Peter Bisong;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Feb 2019
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
The question, who is a philosopher? seems simple at surface value but when looked at deeply, becomes perplexing and even annoying. What criteria are to be used to categorize someone as a philosopher? In answer to this question, many criteria have been given in history; some of them too embracing that, there make all human beings philosophers, and some too strict that some who have a genuine claim to being philosophers are shockingly left out. I have been bothered for years about the loose criteria that qualifies every human as a philosopher, but what prompt this research is the strict criteria that put even those with a Ph.D in philosophy at risk of being exclud...
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free text keywords: philosopher, African philosophy, ethnophilosophy, worldview.
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2019

MAPPING OUT THE DOMAIN OF AN AFRICAN PHILOSOPHER

Bisong, Peter Bisong;