oa Lagos Notes and Records - African philosophy: The question of history

Volume 9, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0075-7640



This article examines the question of the history of African Philosophy. The questions addressed here are how old is African Philosophy? When and how did it really begin? When and where do we begin the writing of the history of African Philosophy? Is it in the ancient setting, or from the beginning of world civilization, or from Western civilization/Christian era in Africa? Do we really have a history of African Philosophy?

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