By Martin Odei Ajei,Kwame Gyekye,Kofi Ackah,Paulin J. Hountondji,Tsenay Serequeberhan,Marcien Towa,Katrin Flikschuh,Stephen C., Ferguson II,Louise du Toit,John H., III McClendon,Richmond Kwesi,Mogobe Ramose,Thaddeus Metz,Leif Wenar,Ezekiel Mkhwanazi,Raymond
The chapters in Disentangling Consciencism: Essays on Kwame Nkrumah’s Philosophy seriously discover the metaphysical, moral and political notion expressed in Consciencism. In doing so, they expand our figuring out of his philosophical rules and their relevance for powerful African contribution to idea in a latest international within which Africa more and more totters at the margins of overseas affairs. In a lot of present ethical and political considering, there's a tendency to universalize liberal values and overlook non-Western philosophical views. whilst, international normative pondering is overwhelmingly utilized in non-Western contexts. Writing from throughout 3 continents, the members to this quantity identify larger highbrow connection between African, Asian and Western lecturers, and their chapters provide specific views at the price of Nkrumah’s philosophy, and at the conceptual foundation of early post-colonial public coverage strategies in Africa. A necessary appendix presents the textual content of speeches introduced on the 1964 release of Consciencism.
With insights into a variety of dimensions of Nkrumah’s philosophy, this quantity can be of specific curiosity to scholars and students of philosophy—especially of non-Western metaphysical, ethical and political thought—and to an individual operating within the background of African political theory.
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