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A discourse on African philosophy : a new perspective on Ubuntu and transitional justice in South Africa

Author: Christian B N Gade
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2017]
Series: African philosophy (Lanham, Md.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the influence of ubuntu on South Africa's post-apartheid transitional justice mechanism, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), and-in contrast to ethnophilosophy-takes  Read more...

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Gade, Christian B.N.
Discourse on African philosophy.
Lanham : Lexington Books, 2017
(DLC) 2017008465
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christian B N Gade
ISBN: 9781498512251 1498512259
OCLC Number: 969830147
Description: xiii, 105 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: African philosophy for change --
Transitional justice in South Africa --
The South African TRC and Ubuntu --
Ethnophilosophy: the myth of shared static ideas --
The diversity and development of Ubuntu ideas --
Ubuntu, history, and politics.
Series Title: African philosophy (Lanham, Md.)
Responsibility: Christian B.N. Gade ; foreword by Michael Onyebuchi Eze.

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In this book, Christian B. N. Gade refreshingly approaches the African philosophy of ubuntu neither as an ethnophilosophy, describing a single worldview purportedly held by all sub- Saharan peoples, Read more...

 
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