consciencism

consciencism

the personal philosophy of Kwame Nkrumah (1909-72), president of Ghana (1960-66), devised and named by him.
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However, Apter cautions Africans with the warning that it is necessary to overcome the colonial invention of Africa, and to recuperate the African personality and consciencism (Nkrumah, 1970: 89-113) through studies of decolonizing agency by way of resistance in poetic and prophetic voices of self-expression; and empowerment in ritual and armed struggle (Apter, 2007: 101).
19) In his book Consciencism, Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana's first president, spelled out a political ideology that was based on all the various religious traditions.
Oyeshile (2006) opines that Nkrumah uses his theory of Consciencism not only to assert African communalism but to establish the basis of African socialism which he believes is different from Marxist socialism.
Although dwarfed by Danquah's and Awolowo's abject disdain towards the critical masses, Nkrumah's own revelatory moment of the historical-political agency of the masses is in his realization in Consciencism that "independence [.
Literary strains of negritude and consciencism in Joseph Brahim Siad: envisioning nation and a new multicultural Chadian identity.
As a pan-African magazine and one that expounds the spirit of African consciencism and togetherness, it was shocking that Gathafi and ElBaradei were left out.
Literary strains of negritude and consciencism in Joseph Brahim Seid: envisioning nation and a new multicultural Chadian identiy
authenticite of Mobutu [Zaire], negritude of Senghor [Senegal], Consciencism of Nkrumah [Ghana], Ujamaa of Nyerere [Tanzania], Harambee of Kenyatta [Kenya], African Renaissance and Ubuntu of Mbeki [South Africa]) have hardly gone beyond the conceptual rhetoric fed by intellectuals and politicians (Soyinka, 1994b; Odhiambo, 2004).
1970), Kwame Nkrumah's Consciencism (1970), Daniel Guerin's Anarchism (1971), Louis Althusser's Lenin and Philosophy (1971), Aime Cesaire's Discourse on Colonialism (1972), Eduardo Galeano's Open Veins of Latin America (1973), Amilcar Cabral's Return to the Source (1973), Samir Amin's Accumulation on a World Scale (1974), the anthology Toward an Anthropology of Women (1975) edited by Rayna Reiter, and Charles Bettelheim's Class Struggles in the USSR (2 vols.
Others again have lent their name to the promulgation of -isms in order to publicize their philosophy, like Mobutuism, Nkrumaism and Consciencism, Moi's Nyanyo and Ojukwu's Ahiara Declaration.
To begin, Asante located himself and Nkrumah in time, to set the content of Nkrumah's journey to consciencism.