African Ethics: An Anthology of Comparative and Applied Ethics

African Ethics: An Anthology of Comparative and Applied Ethics

By: Munyaradzi Felix Murove (editor)Paperback

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This is the first comprehensive volume on African ethics, centred on Ubuntu and its relevance today. Important contemporary issues are explored, such as African bioethics, business ethics, traditional African attitudes to the environment and the possible development of a new form of democracy based on indigenous African political systems. In a world that has become interconnected, this anthology demonstrates that African ethics can make valuable contributions to global ethics. It is not only African academics, students, organisations or those individuals committed to ethics that are envisaged as the beneficiaries of this book, but all humankind. A number of topics presented here were inspired by a Shona proverb that says, Ndarira imwe hairiri (One brass wire cannot produce a sound). The chorus of voices in African Ethics demonstrates this proverbial truism.

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About Author

Munyaradzi Felix Murove is deputy head of the School of Philosophy and Ethics at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/04/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781869141745
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 500
  • ID: 9781869141745
  • weight: 805
  • ISBN10: 1869141741

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