Philosophy and Democracy in intercultural Perspective / Philosophie et democratie en perspective interculturelle: Two Conferences of Western and Afric

Philosophy and Democracy in intercultural Perspective / Philosophie et democratie en perspective interculturelle: Two Conferences of Western and Afric

By: Franz M. Wimmer (volume_editor), Heinz Kimmerle (volume_editor)Paperback

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For the time being African philosophy is treated regularly in research and in teaching at two European scientific institutions: at the University of Vienna and at Erasmus University Rotterdam. In October 1993 there have been held two conferences of Western and African philosophers at both universities. Eleven African and nine Western scholars participated as speakers in these conferences. Four African speakers gave lectures at the Vienna and at the Rotterdam conference. The Vienna conference dealt with general questions of postcolonial philosophy in Africa. The conference at Rotterdam focused on the processes of democratization in African countries since 1989. This volume contains the papers of both conferences. En ce moment la philosophie Africaine est traite regulierement dans les recherches et dans l'enseignement a deux instituts scientifiques Europeens: a l'Universite de Vienne et a l'Universite Erasme de Rotterdam. En Octobre 1993 deux conferences de philosophes Occidentals et Africains ont ete organise aux deux universites. Onze savants Africans et neuf savants Occidentals ont participe a ces deux conferences. Quatre savants Africains ont presente des communications a tous les deux conferences de Vienne et de Rotterdam. La conference Viennoise s'occupait de questions generales de la philosophie postcoloniale en Afrique. La conference de Rotterdam focusait aux proces de democratisation dans des pays africains depuis 1989. Se trouvent en ce volume les contributions a les deux conferences.


The Vienna Conference / La conference de Vienne: Kwasi WIREDU: The Need for Conceptual Decolonization in African Philosophy. Sophie B. OLUWOLE: Culture, Nationalism and Philosophy. Heinz KIMMERLE: The Philosophical Text in the African Oral Tradition. The Opposition of Oral and Literate and the Politics of Difference. Jurgen HENGELBROCK: The Relationship Between African and European Philosophers. What it Ought to Be. Jups KLUYSKENS: Between Postcoloniality and Postcolonialism. Hybridity as a New Identity? Pieter BOELE VAN HENSBROEK: On Culturalism. Christian NEUGEBAUER: Against Culture and the Aliens of Modernization. Anke GRANESS: The Problem of Identity in the African Context. Parallels to a German Phenomenon. The Rotterdam Conference / La conference de Rotterdam: Ernest WAMBA DIA WAMBA: Democracy in Africa and Democracy for Africa. Jan HOOGLAND: The Vulnerability of Democry. Yacouba KONANTE: Parole et democratie. Conference Nationale: Consensus sur le differend. Elisabeth de SCHIPPER: La parole a la poule. Marie Pauline EBOH: Is Western Democracy the Answer to the African Problem? Francis U. UYANNE: African Consensus Democracy Revisited. Massaer DIALLO: Elements democratiques dans les sagesses du Senegal. Gerald J. WANJOHI: Les elements democratiques dans des proverbes gikouyou. Tobias J.G. LOUW: Democracy in an Ethical Community. Maria G. KENTE: Ethical Elements in a Democratic State: Tanzania. Saliou DIALLO: La democratie et les taches bioethiques de l'etat. Henk A.F. OOSTERLING: Fascism as the Looming Shadow of Democracy. A Critique of the Xenophobic Reason. List of contributors.

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