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Africa PhilosophyBibliography

Danquah, J. B. "Obligation in Akan Society." West African Affairs Series, no. 8. London: Bureau of Current Affairs, 1952.

Gbadegesin, Segun. African Philosophy: Traditional Yoruba Philosophy and Contemporary African Realities. New York: Peter Lang, 1991.

Gensler, Harry J. Symbolic Logic: Classical and Advanced Systems. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1990.

Gyekye, Kwame. An Essay on African Philosophical Thought: The Akan Conceptual Scheme. Rev. ed. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1995.

——. Tradition and Modernity: Philosophical Reflections on the African Experience. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Idowu, Bolaji E. Olódùmarè: God in Yoruba Belief. London: Longmans, 1962.

Kant, Immanuel. Foundations of the Metaphysics of Morals, and What is Enlightenment? Translated with an introduction by Lewis White Beck. New York: Liberal Arts Press, 1959.

Makinde, M. Akin. African Philosophy, Culture, and Traditional Medicine. Athens: Ohio University Center for International Studies, 1988.

Masolo, Dismas. "African Communalism and Western Communitarianism: A Comparison." In A Companion to African Philosophy, edited by Kwasi Wiredu. Malden, U.K.: Blackwell, 2004.

Sumner, Claude. Classical Ethiopian Philosophy. Los Angeles: Adey, 1994.

Wiredu, Kwasi. Cultural Universals and Particulars: An African Perspective. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996.

——. "Moral Foundations of an African Culture." In Person and Community: Ghanaian Philosophical Studies, edited by Kwasi Wiredu and Kwame Gyekye. Vol. 1. Washington, D.C.: Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, 1992.

——. "Morality and Religion in Akan Thought." In African-American Humanism: An Anthology, edited by Norm R. Allen Jr. Buffalo, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 1991.

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