Philosophy and social change discourse on values in Africa

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Published by Hope Publications in Ibadan, Nigeria .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Philosophy, African,
  • Africa -- Social conditions -- 1960-

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Other titlesPhilosophy & social change
Statementedited by Temisan Ebijuwa.
ContributionsEbijuwa, Temisan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN773.5 .P55 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination193 p. ;
Number of Pages193
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23211483M
ISBN 109788080340
ISBN 109789788080343
LC Control Number2007492017
OCLC/WorldCa224541731

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