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Towards an African theory of democracy
The questions of the possibility of and the need for an African theory of democracy have been controversial in African intellectual discourse. Many African political scholars, politicians and indeedExpand
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Human Personality and the Yoruba Worldview: An Ethico-Sociological Interpretation
Introduction Our main concern in this paper is to provide an ethico-sociological analysis and interpretation of the idea of human personality in the Yoruba worldview. There is an interesting pool ofExpand
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Decolonizing Bioethics in Africa
The global spread of bioethics from its North-American and European provenance to non-Western societies is currently raising some concerns. Part of the concern has to do with whether or not theExpand
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Diagnosis of autism, abortion and the ethics of childcare in Yoruba culture.
  • A. K. Fayemi
  • Medicine
  • Indian journal of medical ethics
  • 1 October 2014
This paper examines the ethics of childcare in Yoruba culture in the contexts of autism and abortion. The traditional Yoruba moral principles of ibikojuibi (equality of humans at birth) and ajowapoExpand
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A Philosophical Examination of the Traditional Yoruba Notion of Education and its Relevance to the Contemporary African Quest for Development
This paper undertakes a philosophical investigation of the implications of the traditional Yoruba understanding of education for the contemporary African quest for development. The paper argues thatExpand
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The Challenges of Prostitution and Female Trafficking in Africa: An African Ethico-Feminist Perspective
The paper is an attempt to explore and defend African ethico-feminism as a viable complementary ideology for curbing the challenges of prostitution and female trafficking in 21 st century Africa. ItExpand
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Racial identity, aesthetic surgery and Yorùbá African Values.
  • A. K. Fayemi
  • Medicine
  • Developing world bioethics
  • 12 November 2017
The question of racial identity in the process and outcome of aesthetic surgery is gaining increasing attention in bioethical discourse. This paper attempts an ethical examination of the racialExpand
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African Bioethics vs. Healthcare Ethics in Africa: A Critique of Godfrey Tangwa.
  • A. K. Fayemi
  • Medicine, Sociology
  • Developing world bioethics
  • 1 August 2016
It is nearly two decades now since the publication of Godfrey Tangwa's article, 'Bioethics: African Perspective', without a critical review. His article is important because sequel to its publicationExpand
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African Environmental Ethics and the Poverty of Eco-Activism in Nigeria
Discourse on the possibility and necessity of an African environmental ethics is widespread in contemporary African studies, albeit with new dimensions and emphasis. With the growing work of suchExpand
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Ubuntu ethics and moral problems in traditional bone-healing
Traditional bone-healing (TBH) remains a widespread practice for various orthopaedics anomalies in many African countries. Despite the patronage frequency of TBH by patients with orthopaedic crises,Expand
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