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By Tsenay Serequeberhan

Explores overlapping issues and issues in African(a) and continental philosophy.

In Existence and Heritage, Tsenay Serequeberhan examines what the eu philosophical culture has to supply while encountered from the outsider standpoint of postcolonial African proposal. He reads Kant within the context of up to date diplomacy, reveals in Gadamer’s paintings a fashion of conceiving family between differing traditions, and explores Heidegger’s research of life because it converges with Marx’s critique of alienation. within the confluence of those assorted checks, Serequeberhan articulates either a necessity and instance of responding to Fanon’s demand a brand new form of considering in philosophy. He demonstrates either how continental philosophy could be a resource for theorizing Africa’s postcolonial and the way postcolonial idea and African philosophy promises a brand new approach of impending and figuring out the Western tradition.

Tsenay Serequeberhan is Professor of Philosophy at Morgan nation collage and the writer of a number of books, together with Contested reminiscence: The Icons of the Occidental Tradition and The Hermeneutics of African Philosophy: Horizon and Discourse.

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