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Communication cannot do without symbols. There always comes a time when one runs out of words and symbols step in where words have failed. Civilization has changed many aspects of people’s culture, beliefs and actions. In African philosophy and within the African culture, this paper tries to mirror the place of symbols within African philosophy.


African Philosophy; Symbols; Communication Symbolism

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Umeogu, B. 2013. The Place of Symbols in African Philosophy. Open Journal of Philosophy, 3, 113-116. doi: 10.4236-ojpp.2013.31A018.

Author: Bonachristus Umeogu



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