Download e-book for kindle: Sorcery, Totem, and Jihad in African Philosophy by Christopher Wise

By Christopher Wise

ISBN-10: 1350013110

ISBN-13: 9781350013117

during this major new paintings in African Philosophy, Christopher clever explores deconstruction's old indebtedness to Egypto-African civilization and its relevance in Islamicate Africa at the present time. He does so by means of evaluating deconstructive and African proposal at the spoken utterance, nothingness, conjuration, the oath or vow, occult sorcery, blood election, violence, circumcision, totemic inscription practices, animal metamorphosis and sacrifice, the Abrahamic, fratricide, and jihad. positioned opposed to the backdrop of the Ansar Dine's fresh jihad in Northern Mali, Sorcery, Totem and Jihad in African Philosophy examines the basis motives of the clash and provides perception into the Sahel's historic, complicated, and colourful civilization. This ebook additionally demonstrates the relevance of deconstructive proposal within the African atmosphere, particularly the writing of the Franco-Algerian thinker Jacques Derrida.

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