The Egyptian Philosophers: Ancient African Voices from Imhotep to Akhenaten

The Egyptian Philosophers: Ancient African Voices from Imhotep to Akhenaten By Molefi Kete Asante, The Egyptian Philosophers Ancient African Voices from Imhotep to Akhenaten Traditional Eurocentric thought assumes that Greece was the origin of civilization This book dispels this and other myths by showing that there is a body of knowledge that preceded Greek philosophy Th
  • Title: The Egyptian Philosophers: Ancient African Voices from Imhotep to Akhenaten
  • Author: Molefi Kete Asante
  • ISBN: 9780913543665
  • Page: 371
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Egyptian Philosophers: Ancient African Voices from Imhotep to Akhenaten By Molefi Kete Asante, Traditional Eurocentric thought assumes that Greece was the origin of civilization This book dispels this and other myths by showing that there is a body of knowledge that preceded Greek philosophy The author documents how the great pyramids were built in 2800 B.C 2,100 years before Greek civilization The popular myth of Hippocrates being the father of medicine is disTraditional Eurocentric thought assumes that Greece was the origin of civilization This book dispels this and other myths by showing that there is a body of knowledge that preceded Greek philosophy The author documents how the great pyramids were built in 2800 B.C 2,100 years before Greek civilization The popular myth of Hippocrates being the father of medicine is dispelled by the fact that Hippocrates studied the works of Imhotep, the true father of medicine, and mentioned his name in his Hippocratic oath Eleven famous African scholars who preceded Greek philosophers are profiled Ptahhotep, Kagemni, Duauf, Amenhotep, Amenemope, Imhotep, Amenemhat, Merikare, Sehotepibre, Khunanup, and Akhenaten These scholars ideas on a variety of topics are discussed, including the emergence of science and reason, the moral order, books and education, and the clash of classes.
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    1. I definitely liked that I picked up this book from my school library I have become interested in Philosophy and this explored the thinking the egyptians has Much of they re thinking had influenced Greece philosophy I remember when I took a philosophy course we only covered the great philosopher in Greece but we were t notified about the influences they had from the Egyptians.


    2. Loved this biographical account of differnt contributors to Kemet A great resource for classroom teachers.


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