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The Resource Is there a distinctively African way of knowing (a study of African blacksmiths, hunters, healers, griots, elders, and artists) : knowing and theory of knowledge in the African experience, Mohamed Saliou Camara ; with a foreword by James Pritchett

Is there a distinctively African way of knowing (a study of African blacksmiths, hunters, healers, griots, elders, and artists) : knowing and theory of knowledge in the African experience, Mohamed Saliou Camara ; with a foreword by James Pritchett

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Is there a distinctively African way of knowing (a study of African blacksmiths, hunters, healers, griots, elders, and artists) : knowing and theory of knowledge in the African experience
Title
Is there a distinctively African way of knowing (a study of African blacksmiths, hunters, healers, griots, elders, and artists)
Title remainder
knowing and theory of knowledge in the African experience
Statement of responsibility
Mohamed Saliou Camara ; with a foreword by James Pritchett
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This work investigates knowledge systems intrinsic to African civilizations to ascertain ways in which those systems can help validate or invalidate the argument pertaining to the existence of an African epistemology. This approach calls for a paradigm shift in conceptualizing and researching African epistemology free from Eurocentric and Afrocentric biases
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Camara, Mohamed Saliou,
Dewey number
121
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • Knowledge, Theory of
Label
Is there a distinctively African way of knowing (a study of African blacksmiths, hunters, healers, griots, elders, and artists) : knowing and theory of knowledge in the African experience, Mohamed Saliou Camara ; with a foreword by James Pritchett
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • The knowledge system of musicians
  • Of African epistemology
  • Epistemological contextualization of endogenous knowledge systems
  • Gnosis and episteme : the meaning of knowing in African systems
  • Transformative education in twenty-first-century Africa
  • Utilitarian knowledge management
  • Toward a new paradigm for researching knowledge and substantializing African epistemology
  • Conclusion
  • Introduction
  • Endogenous African knowledge systems in historical and cultural contexts
  • The knowledge system of blacksmiths
  • The knowledge system of hunters
  • The knowledge system of healers
  • The knowledge system of griots
  • The knowledge system of elders
  • The knowledge system of artists
Control code
ocn910848067
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780779907731
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unknown
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
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not applicable
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)910848067
Label
Is there a distinctively African way of knowing (a study of African blacksmiths, hunters, healers, griots, elders, and artists) : knowing and theory of knowledge in the African experience, Mohamed Saliou Camara ; with a foreword by James Pritchett
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • The knowledge system of musicians
  • Of African epistemology
  • Epistemological contextualization of endogenous knowledge systems
  • Gnosis and episteme : the meaning of knowing in African systems
  • Transformative education in twenty-first-century Africa
  • Utilitarian knowledge management
  • Toward a new paradigm for researching knowledge and substantializing African epistemology
  • Conclusion
  • Introduction
  • Endogenous African knowledge systems in historical and cultural contexts
  • The knowledge system of blacksmiths
  • The knowledge system of hunters
  • The knowledge system of healers
  • The knowledge system of griots
  • The knowledge system of elders
  • The knowledge system of artists
Control code
ocn910848067
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780779907731
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)910848067

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