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[This chapter offers a general introduction to the subject of human dignity in the literature in African philosophy. To do so, it does the following. It begins by specifying the two aims of the book. It proceeds to discuss various aspects related to the concept of human dignity in moral...
[This chapter offers a philosophical explication of the theories of human dignity in African philosophy. It begins by pointing out that there are at least three salient grounds for human dignity in the literature in African philosophy – vitality, community and personhood. In light of the...
[This chapter applies African theories of human dignity to select themes in applied ethics. Specifically, it applies the four theories of human dignity to the cases of euthanasia, animal ethics and to people living with disabilities (severely mentally disabled individuals). In terms of...
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