AFRICAN PHILOSOPHY

1.0 INTRODUCTION In the above units, we have been discussing what is generally known as the Western Philosophy. According to opinion leaders and thinkers, the Western philosophy had its origins among the Ionians and the Greeks and spread to all parts of the world. We have already known what philosophy is all about: It is…

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ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY

1.0 INTRODUCTION In the foregone unit of Module 2, we have presented you with some of the problems that confront philosophy. We have also made serious effort to highlight the various ways that philosophy approaches those problems. There is no final solution to those problems just as there is no conclusive answer to every question….

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MEDIEVAL PHILOSOPHY

1.0 INTRODUCTION The Ancient Philosophy which we have just finished showed the development and maturity of rational thinking. During the Medieval Period, philosophy was raised to another level as it witnessed a dialogue between itself (philosophy) and the revealed Christian faith. It was however, not a dialogue of conflict it was rather a dialogue of…

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MODERN PHILOSOPHY

1.0 INTRODUCTION The Modern Period from which Modern Philosophy is derived spans from 1400 to 1900 Centuries. There is however, no clear cut demarcation between a period or Contemporary time. Modern philosophy can be divided into 3 broad phases: The Renaissance 1400 – 1600, Empiricism and Rationalism 1600 – 1800 and Philosophical Reconstruction 1900. Each…

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