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Nkrumah's Consciencism as Philosophical Text: Matter of Confusion

John H. McClendon


In this paper, “Nkrumah’s Consciencism as Philosophical Text: Matters of Confusion,” I am principally concerned with clarifying the philosophical character of the text, Consciencism. Such a clarification requires an explication that discloses its essential philosophical telos, the structure of the text, the audience addressed, the nature of discourse and the varied interpretation rendered. Such interpretations seek to give a determinate classification and hence provide meaning to the text within the spectrum of African philosophical thought and tradition. I attend to what I conceive as matters of confusion in such interpretations.

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Journal on African Philosophy. ISSN: 1533-1067 (online).
Editor: Olufemi Taiwo.

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