Die Bantu-Philosophie von Tempels aus afrikanischer Perspektive Malibabo Balimbanga The study presents Placide Temples’ way towards the “Philosophie bantoue” and the repercussion of the latter in the African discourse. Three decisive aspects are investigated: first the prehistory, i.e., the socio-political, scientific and religious contexts, which prepared him and put him in an estate to discover that Africans do have a Philosophy, second his purposefulness and his singularity, and finally the history of its reception and the reactions by the African scholars and sages. Bantu 390 periodical academic journal Afrikanistik Online 2006 3 2006 1860-7462 urn:nbn:de:0009-10-2688 http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:0009-10-2688 malibabo2006