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作者 Molefe, Motsamai, author
書名 An African philosophy of personhood, morality, and politics / by Motsamai Molefe
出版項 Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019
國際標準書號 9783030155612 (electronic bk.)
9783030155605 (paper)
國際標準號碼 10.1007/978-3-030-15561-2 doi
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (x, 179 pages) : illustrations, digital ; 24 cm
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附註 1: Introduction -- 2: A Conceptual Mapping of Personhood -- 3: An Exposition of Personhood as Moral Theory -- 4: Personhood: Partiality or Impartiality -- 5: Personhood and Options in African Moral Thought -- 6: Personhood and Dignity in African Philosophy -- 7: Personhood as a Political Theory of Duties
This book explores the salient ethical idea of personhood in African philosophy. It is a philosophical exposition that pursues the ethical and political consequences of the normative idea of personhood as a robust or even foundational ethical category. Personhood refers to the moral achievements of the moral agent usually captured in terms of a virtuous character, which have consequences for both morality and politics. The aim is not to argue for the plausibility of the ethical and political consequences of the idea of personhood. Rather, the book showcases some of the moral-political content and consequences of the account it presents
Host Item Springer eBooks
主題 Philosophical anthropology
Human beings
Philosophy, African
Ethics -- Africa
Non-Western Philosophy
African Culture
African Literature
Alt Author SpringerLink (Online service)
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