Practical Philosophy: In Search of an Ethical Minimum

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East African Publishers, 1997 - 309 pages
 

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Contents

Achievements of Philosophy and One Current Practical
94
Justice as Egalitarian Fairness
115
Philosophy and Humanity Today
126
Philosophy and Humanism in Africa
138
Parental Earth Ethics
146
AFRICAN PHILOSOPHY AND THE PROBLEM OF CULTURE
153
Claude Sumner As an African Philosopher
155
The Price and Gain of a Debate
164
Philosophy and Other Disciplines
218
Philosophy in Eastern Africa and the Future of Philosophical Research in Africa
229
PHILOSOPHY ETHICS AND THE ENVIRONMENT
241
An Essay on Environmental Ethics
243
Tradition and Modernity in the Scramble for Africa
255
The Ethics of Consumerism
264
A Case Study of Western Kenya
269
My Strange Way to Philosophy
281

Sage Philosophy Revisited
181
John Mbitis Contribution to African Philosophy
187
A Philosophical Conception of Cultural Development
191
Obstacles in Philosophical Dialogue
196
Africa and the World in Philosophy
212
Bibliography
289
Some of Prof H Odera Orukas Works
297
Index
301
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