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Philosophy and oral tradition

Sophie B. Oluwole

Philosophy and oral tradition

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Published by ARK Publications in Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Philosophy, African.,
    • Oral tradition -- Africa.,
    • Yoruba (African people) -- Folklore.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 120-124).

      StatementSophie B. Oluwole.
      GenreFolklore.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsB5495 .O47 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 124 p. ;
      Number of Pages124
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL138078M
      ISBN 10978338905X
      LC Control Number99521034

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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Sophie B Author: Sophie B Oluwole. Oral Traditions as Philosophy is a study of the Ugandan poet and cultural critic Okot p'Bitek. In his poems and critical essays, Okot engages with the oral traditions of his people―the songs, dances, funeral dirges, and so forth―seeing them as manifestations of the people's philosophy of life.

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No eBook available Philosophy and Oral Tradition. Sophie B. Oluwole. African Research Konsultancy, - Oral tradition - pages. 0 Reviews. Philosophy, oral tradition and Africanistics: a survey of the aesthetic and cultural aspects of myth, with Philosophy and oral tradition book case-study of the "Story of Kintu" from Buganda (Uganda), as a contribution to the.

In his poems and critical essays, Okot engages with the oral traditions of his Philosophy and oral tradition book songs, dances, funeral dirges, and so forth—seeing them as manifestations of the people's philosophy of life.

Imbo's book aims to make explicit the philosophical questions raised in Okot's work, placing them within the wider picture of contemporary Author: Samuel Oluoch Imbo.

The book Philosophy and oral tradition book an innovative prism of interorality that powerfully reevaluates Caribbean orality and innovatively casts light on its overlooked and fundamental epistemological contribution into the formation of Caribbean philosophy. About Oral Tradition and the New Testament.

The last three decades have seen an explosion of biblical scholarship on the presence and consequences of the oral expression of tradition among Jesus' followers, especially in the earliest decades of the Common Era.

There is a. John Miles Foley ( ) was a scholar of comparative oral tradition, particularly medieval and Old English literature, Homer and Serbian epic. He was the founder of the academic journal Oral Tradition and the Center for Studies in Oral Tradition at the University of Missouri, where he was Curators' Professor of Classical Studies and 4/5(9).

This study of oral tradition in African literature is borne from the awareness that African verbal arts still survive in works of discerning writers and in the conscious exploration of its tropes, perspectives, philosophy and consciousness, its complementary realism, and ontology, for the delineation of authentic African response to memory, history and other possible comparisons with modern existence such as witnessed in recent developments of the African novel.

Since the independence, most African countries have adopted educational systems that are identical to those of the colonial masters, thus rejecting and denying the importance of local and indigenous culture for education (Ngara ). The goal was to. Philosophy, oral tradition and Africanistics: a survey of the aesthetic and cultural aspects of myth, with a case-study of the "Story of Kintu" from Buganda (Uganda), as a contribution to the philosophical investigations in oral traditions.

By oral traditions, I mean all oral testimonies concerning the past which are transmitted from one person to another. It is of course impossible, with the limited amount of information so far at our disposal, to deal exhaustively in this one book with a subject so vast and so unexplored, and all I can attempt to do is to point out the problems.

Experts have commonly described oral traditions as oriented towards political, cultural and entertainment ends, and not only—or not even—towards an accurate depiction of past events. Even when accuracy is the emphasis, many historians of oral tradition do not trust such testimony as APT would suggest; the importance of gathering supporting.

H omer’s epic poetry, which originates in the same oral epic traditions as those of the Balkans or of West Africa, was written down, frozen, fixed, and from this it became ‘literature’.

Oral Tradition: A Study in Historical Methodology - Ebook written by Jan Vansina. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Oral Tradition: A Study in Historical Methodology.

The last three decades have seen an explosion of biblical scholarship on the presence and consequences of the oral expression of tradition among Jesus' followers, especially in the earliest decades of the Common Era. There is a wealth of scholarship focused on 'orality'. This scholarship is, however, abstract and technical almost by definition, and to date no introductory discussion exists.

Any book on the field of Oral Tradition/Media Criticism is necessarily dense, but Rodriguez's genius attempts to boil it down to the what, who, how, and why. Tricky, but he does a great job. I am the target audience of this book ("A Guide for the Perplexed") evidently, as I certainly qualify as one of the perplexed/5(2).

This is a highly original comparative study of the oral storytelling traditions of two widely divergent cultures, Anglo-Western culture and Central Australian Aboriginal culture. Concerned with both theoretical and empirical issues, this book offers a critical discussion of the most.

He held visiting professorships at universities across the world and published extensively on philosophy, theology and African oral traditions. Mbiti's seminal book, African Religions and Philosophy (), was the first work to challenge Christian assumption that traditional African religious ideas.

According to Oluwole, this branch of philosophy predates the Western tradition, as the ancient African philosopher Orunmila predates Socrates by her estimate. These two thinkers, representing the values of the African and Western traditions, are two of Oluwole's biggest influences, and she compares the two in her book Socrates and Orunmila.

There’s also a great tradition in philosophy of creating thought experiments specifically designed to test out the feelings and intuitions we have about situations. As your next book, you’ve chosen a compendium of these by Julian Baggini The Pig That Wants to be Eaten.

Thought experiments are great. THE SECRET ORAL TEACHINGS IN TIBETAN BUDDHIST SECTS CHAPTER I It is a long time since the idea of writing this book occurred to me. One fine summer afternoon I had explained my plan to a learned Tibetan who led a life of contemplation in a little house on the rocky side of a mountain.

He was not encouraging. "Waste of time," he said. is called “critical, scientific” philosophy and “sage” philosophy, or philosophy within the oral tradition of African thought.

These two developments coexist with some tension within the internal philosophical debate, but by virtue of that dialectical tension African philosophy itself begins to.

Mudimbe believes there is an "implicit philosophy" in what he terms, "the primordial African discourse in its variety and multiplicity," that is, the oral tradition. Anthony Appiah concedes that a "folk philosophy" exists in Africa, although he believes that oral tradition is not hospitable to philosophy.

What holds society locked in place, those shadows dancing on the walls, is the oral-poetic tradition--Plato's nemesis in Book X. The reason Plato says so little about the "masters" is that they don't, in reality, exist. What holds us in place is not a despotic tyrant--rather it is a despotic tyranny enacted through our collective "song.".

An Oral Philosophy of Personhood: Comments on Philosophy and Orality KWASI WIREDU Emeritus, University of South Florida ABSTRACT An oral tradition is a transmission of thought over generations by the spoken word and techniques of communication other than writing. Under this defi-nition, such items as poems, lyrics, proverbs, and maxims, of.

Oral tradition may have some confusion and contradictions, partly because IJR ES S Volum e 5, Iss ue 7 (Ju ly, 2 ) (IS SN 9- ) International Journal of Research in E conomics and.

A Philosophy of Mitzvot The Religious and Ethical Principles of Judaism, Their Roots in Biblical Law and the Judaic Oral Tradition Second revised edition ISBNpages, hardcover, $ Buy it now By Gersion Appel What divine purpose do. ‎By balancing written history with the African oral tradition, this book conceptualizes the integrations among diverse peoples of Africa and specifically among the Songhoy people.

Drawing from a number of academic disciplines and original research that documents the oral and literate traditions of th. Long studied by anthropologists, historians, and linguists, oral traditions have provided a wealth of fascinating insights into unique cultural customs that span the history of humankind.

In this groundbreaking work, cognitive psychologist David C. Rubin offers for the first time an accessible, comprehensive examination of what such traditions can tell us about the complex inner workings of. Oral tradition should be central to students of culture, of ideology, of society, of psychology, of art, and, finally, of history.

It is with this last aspect that we are concerned in this book. Among the various kinds of historical sources traditions occupy a special place.

The problem of whether oral tradition or written tradition should characterize or determine what should be regarded as African philosophy, like the issue of trends, dates back to the period when.

From the oral culture of its distant past to its vibrant present and buoyed by its scholarly discourses, Yoruba philosophy is best understood as a folk philosophy, a set of narratives and cultural practices that attempt to explain the causes and the nature of things.

Oral and literature cultures. In approaching this topic, I decided to start by discussing memory in oral cultures, which is what I call those without writing. Unlike many other scholars, I use the phrase ‘oral tradition’ to refer to what is transmitted orally in literate cultures.

The vedic traditions are best represented in the Veda's, the main and first holy books of hinduism, although they existed as a purely oral tradition long before books were invented and although many later hinduism scriptures became of vital importance.

philosophy of mind, language and logic and in African philosophy and the philoso-phy of culture and politics. His books include Necessary Questions, In My Father’s House: Africa in the Philosophy of Culture, and Color Conscious: The Political Morality of Race (with Amy Gutmann).

Oral tradition definition, a community's cultural and historical traditions passed down by word of mouth or example from one generation to another without written instruction.

See more. 2 days ago  This introductory article explains the coverage of this book, which is about the philosophical aspects of education. It explains that the philosophy of education is the branch of philosophy that addresses philosophical questions concerning the nature, aims, and problems of education.

The book examines the problems concerning the aims and guiding ideals of education. 1 Corinthians (RSV) Maintain the traditions even as I have delivered them to you. (NRSV, NEB, REB, NKJV, NASB all use “tradition[s]”).

2 Thessalonians So then, brethren, stand firm and hold to the traditions which you were taught by us, either by word of mouth or by letter. 2 Thessalonians Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you.

The Balad most likely began as oral tradition, and was passed down for over a century until it was finally preserved in written form during the Tang dynasty. But as an anonymous and undated work, very little can be said about it with certainty.

But Smith goes further, proposing that the reflections of nonliterate societies, oral traditions, and discursive forms based on myth and metaphor have some claim to count as philosophy .Their smaller book here is designed for the laity, but it can still get technical for the true beginner.

But definitely get it. Birger Gerhardsson. Reliability of the Gospel Tradition. Hendrickson, Mark D. Roberts. Can We Trust the Gospels? Crossway, Four Parts on Oral Traditions. August Once again, get his book and read.

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