Aph 301: African Philosophy Question Paper

Exam Name: Aph 301: African Philosophy 

Course: Bachelor Of Arts

Category: Kenyatta University question papers

Exam Year:2009

KENYATTA UNIVERSITY
UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS 2008/2009
SECOND SEMESTER EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR
OF ARTS

APH 301:
AFRICAN PHILOSOPHY

DATE: Tuesday, 25th August, 2009

TIME: 2.00 p.m. ? 4.00 p.m.
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INSTRUCTIONS:
Answer any THREE questions.
1.
Discuss the relevance of Harlem Renaissance and Negritude in the development
of African philosophy.

2.
How, in your opinion, did Tempels contribute to the development of African
philosophy?

3.
a)
What do you understand by ethno philosophy?
b)
Critically assess Hountondjis? Criticism of ethnophilosophy.

4.
Kwasi Wiredu argues that truth is opinion. Critically discuss this theory.

5.
Discuss Odera Oruka?s trends in African philosophy and show whether, in your
opinion, there is value in this taxonomy.


6.
Discuss in brief any three socio-cultural or political problems facing Africa today
and suggest solutions for them.





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