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Doing African political philosophy from a universalist perspective

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There has been a strong impetus to set the definitional parameters of study in African political philosophy and theory. Many scholars advance the idea of a discipline intended to provide lessons that stem from “original” African moral, ideological, and political traditions. Often, these traditions and their ideas are presented as holding categorical moral substance in so far as they are seen to be specific to a culturally essentialist understanding of “Africa.” In turn, an influential part of...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/phil.12319

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
Philosophical Forum More from this journal
Volume:
53
Issue:
3
Pages:
187-194
Publication date:
2022-11-14
Acceptance date:
2022-09-13
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EISSN:
1467-9191
ISSN:
0031-806X
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1279503
Local pid:
pubs:1279503
Deposit date:
2022-09-22

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