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African Studies of Witchcraft

Philosophical Approaches To The Study Of Witchcraft

African philosophy has provided some of the most critical assessments of Western scholarly traditions. In The Invention of Africa, V. Y. Mudimbe shows how concepts and terms used in the study of African religion, including witchcraft, developed through colonial practices and Western prejudices about African peoples and their cultures. African philosophy has also engaged in discussion about the importance of acknowledging the role of individual philosophers in the creation of knowledge (Hallen and Sodipo; Karp and Masolo).

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