Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Contemporary Education, Social Sciences and Humanities (ICCESSH 2019)

The Major Trends in the Development of African Philosophy in the Contemporary World

Authors
Ejike Sam-Festus Chukwujekwu
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Ejike Sam-Festus Chukwujekwu
Available Online July 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/iccessh-19.2019.8How to use a DOI?
Keywords
African philosophy; Africa idea; African identity; negritude; Pan-Africanism; ethnophilosophy
Abstract
This article focuses on African philosophy issues, ideas and the major trends of its development in the contemporary world. It’s emphasized that one of the main trends in the development of African philosophy in the contemporary world is the search for African identity, ideas of African renaissance. The development of African philosophy in the early and mid-twentieth century had the immense influence of the anti-colonial movement, which resulted in rapid development tie socio-political movements. The article discusses the most influential of them, such as negritude, Pan-Africanism, African socialism, etc.
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