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1 It influences the beliefs of those engaging in the debates within this field 2 It justifies the type of thinking or rationality specific to Western thinkers 3 It shows the interchange of ideas and conversations unique to Africans 4 It assumes a universal Western thinking and its applicability to Africans
73.Why is it important to understand the ‘discourses’ on Africa and Africans? 1 It can influence your beliefs on the existence of African philosophy 2 It shows the capacity of orderly thought or procedure, rationality that is only done by western thinkers 3 It shows a verbal interchange of ideas, conversation that is unique to an African and meridian people 4 It assumes the university through the ability of western philosophy in being able to explain the lived experience 74.What was the main point in John A Bewaji’s (2004), ‘Ethics and Morality in Yoruba culture’?1 Moral obligations in African morality are social rather than individual 2 Ethical principles within African communities are anti-humanist 3 The basis of moral thought in African societies is human welfare 4 African are religious in their beliefs and understanding of God 75.One of the misconceptions uncovered by Biakolo in his analysis of the five cross-cultural analysis is that: 1 African people are truly scientific, logical and conceptual in their view of reality 2 African people must embrace their cultural heritage and develop it further to greater heights 3 For Africa to develop, the path it must tread involves abandoning an oral, magical, pre-logical past, and gradually assimilating a written, logical scientific culture of the West. 4 None of the above 76.According to Biakolo, the cross-cultural categories that he discussed: 1 help us understand European people’s mind2 Help us to understand Africa’s past3 Help stop the exploitation of African people 4 Merely serve to repeat the outdated myth of Africa as the ‘white man’s burden’
77.Who is the author of ‘The struggle for reason in Africa’?1 Bewaji 2 Imbo 3 Ramose 4 None of the above 78.The main point of Ramose in his work, ‘The struggle for reason in Africa is that:1 Africans are people who cannot reason 2 Europeans are distinguishable rational beings 3 Africans, Amerindians and Australasians are excluded in the category of beings that possess rationality 4 All of the above 79.A key point of Ramose in his work, ‘The struggle for reason in Africa’ is that,1 Amerindians are people who cannot reason 2 Africans are being excluded from humanity 3 Europeans have a distinguishable rationality 4 All of the above 80.Why according to Ramose in the text ‘The struggle for reason in Africa (2002)’ did Aristotle’s ideas seem to have inspired the philosophy of colonization? 1 Aristotle’s exclusion of woman in the category of human would be used to justify inequality 2 Aristotle’s definition of “man” was applied to Amerindians, Australasian and Africans during colonial conquest 3 Aristotle’s definition of “man” excluded Africans and as a result would be used to