Kanu Ikechukwu Anthony


In the development of African philosophy from its rudimentary stages, when African thinkers dinned with logic and became intoxicated with the wine of formal reasoning and the abstract beauty of its laws, to the present time, reveals that there were ideas that remained constant in the midst of the changes in thought and in the plurality of ideas. This is the primary stuff and the underlying principle of African philosophy. It is the key to the understanding and interpretation of the African philosophical experience. This study engages in the search for this principle as it is necessary for the understanding of African philosophy. This study would begin by attending to the thought of two African philosophers who have engaged in the search for the understanding of the key to comprehending African philosophy. Their perspectives would be weighed and if found wanting, a new path would have to be created.

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