CULTURAL HERITAGE AND CONTEMPORARY CHANGE

SERIES II. AFRICA, VOLUME 3





IDENTITY AND CHANGE

Nigerian Philosophical Studies, I



edited by

Theophilus Okere

 

CONTENTS

PREFACE

 

INTRODUCTION

 

PART I. CONTINUITY IN A CHANGING AFRICAN CULTURE

 

1. African Culture: the Past and the Present as an Indivisible Whole

by T. Okere

 

2. Cultural Identity and Modernity in Africa: A Case for a New Philosophy

by Joseph I. Asike

 

3. Africa: the Question of Identity

by I.M. Onyeocha

 

PART II. THE CITY: CULTURAL CONTACT AND TRANSFORMATION

 

4. The City in Modern Nigeria: a Force in Rapid Change

by Joseph I. Asike

 

5. Urbanization and African Traditional Values

by C.B. Okolo

 

PART III. THE MORAL DIMENSION

 

6. Formation of Character in Traditional Nigerian Moral Education

by I.M. Onyeocha

 

7. The Poverty of Christian Individualist Morality and an African Alternative

by T. Okere

 

PART IV. AFRICAN PHILOSOPHICAL ANTHROPOLOGY

 

8. Names as Building Blocks of an African Philosophy

by T. Okere

 

9. The Structure of the Self in Igbo Thought

by T. Okere

 

PART V. VALUES IN CHANGE

 

10. The Influence of Christian Values on Culture

by C. Nze

 

11. The African Experience of Christian Values: Dimensions of the Problematic

by C.B. Okolo  

APPENDIX. Traditions, Cultures and Values

by George F. McLean

 

Acknowledgements

 



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