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Title:Engaging with the philosophy of Dismas A. Masolo
Editors:Metz, Thaddeus
Binsbergen, Wim vanISNI
Periodical:Quest: An International African Journal of Philosophy (ISSN 1011-226X)
City of publisher:Haarlem
Publisher:Shikanda Press
Geographic term:Africa
African identity
indigenous knowledge
About person:Dismas A. MasoloISNI
Abstract:This special issue is devoted to Kenyan philosopher D.A. Masolo's recent monograph 'Self and community in a changing world'. 'Self and community in a changing world' focuses on philosophical anthropology, ethics and politics. It also deals with methodological issues of African philosophy. In this special issue South African philosophers reflect and critically comment on Masolo's book. Contents: Editorial (by Wim M.J. van Binsbergen); Introduction: engaging with the philosophy of D.A. Masolo (by T. Metz); The concept of identity in Masolo (by M.B. Ramose); Therapeutic African philosophy (by P.A. Tabensky); Some doubts about 'indigenous knowledge' and the argument from epistemic injustice (by K. Horsthemke); On being an African (by A. Olivier); Two 'normative' conceptions of personhood (by K. Behrens); Personhood: social approval or a unique identity? (by M. Tshivhase); Two conceptions of African ethics (by T. Metz); Exorcising the communitarian ghost: D.A. Masolo's contribution (by B. Matolino); The case for communitarianism: a reply to critics (by Dismas A. Masolo). [ASC Leiden abstract]