Book Title: Yorùbá Culture

This is a book about Yorùbá thought and practices. It expounds a view about the nature, roles and functions of Yorùbá beliefs in contemporary societies. The position is that philosophical ideas implicit in the Òrìṣà religion form the basis of Yorùbá culture in West Africa, the Americas, and other parts of the world. The book is, therefore, not a catalogue of various cultural practices of Yorùbá peoples around the world. It is not an exposition of tastes in art, dance, etiquette, and other mores that are adopted by this particular social group. It is simply a theoretical account of the philosophical ideas that underlie the world-view of traditional Yorùbá societies.

The subject matter of this book is those ontological, epistemological and axiological assumptions abo...

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Publisher(s): BookBaby
Publish Date: 2014-08-11
Book Pages: 143
Industry Identifier: ISBN_10: 1483535940
Subjects: Philosophy / Religious
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