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The Anthropology of Self - Person and Myth in Africa

A Philosophical Reflection on Man in South-East-Africa


Raphael Kigunga

The Anthropology of Self - Person, Myth in Africa is a display of what man is and not what man has; it is a correction of misconception of man (in Africa). «Is» assumes a paradoxical approach to human reality (totality of being); man exists as a question to himself, hence he cannot be defined empirically only. The author portrays living as taking position against oneself-closedness; it is a call for dialogue and democracy to embrace clear, non-clear, meaningful and non-meaningful items. These aspects are basic dimensions of myth as opposed to monology and dictatorship. Myth in Africa is a disclosure to human actuality highlighting daily life activities against various ideologies in the present Africa (World). This book might inspire everyone concerned in the study of man, politics and general African Studies.
Contents: Myth is an open-ended experienced reality; it escapes ontological necessary proofs - Points of interest are therfore symbol, dialogue, and theory of ambiguity.