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 OJPP  Vol.1 No.2 , November 2011
Theistic Panpsychic Communicative Rationality
Abstract: The difference between a scientific system and the non scientific system is only a matter of forms of rationality: so also the difference between empirical system and non empirical system explainable in terms of the kinds of rationality systems in their structures. Similarly, the classification of civilized cultures and primitive cultures or the black civilization and western civilization is all about forms of rationalizations. That is because the form of explanation of European Society is different from the form of explanation of the Black African animistic society. However, structural functionalism is an attempt on a large scale to combine the methods of both functionalism and structuralism which is not only extant in African philosophy but also embedded in the practice of tradition. Indeed Theistic Panpsychic rationality is culturally structural and functional thereby qualifying to be described as structural functional Panpsychic communicative animism.
Cite this paper: nullDukor, M. (2011). Theistic Panpsychic Communicative Rationality. Open Journal of Philosophy, 1, 76-83. doi: 10.4236/ojpp.2011.12013.
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