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Cultural universals and particulars

an African perspective

by Kwasi Wiredu

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy, Akan.,
  • Akan (African people) -- Religion.,
  • Akan (African people) -- Social conditions.,
  • Philosophy, African.,
  • Universalism.,
  • Particularism (Theology)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-229) and index.

    StatementKwasi Wiredu.
    SeriesAfrican systems of thought
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB5619.G4 W57 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination237 p. ;
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL977346M
    ISBN 100253332095, 0253210801
    LC Control Number96014528

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