Critical comments on Afro-communitarianism: the community versus individual

  title={Critical comments on Afro-communitarianism: the community versus individual},
  author={Motsamai Molefe},
This article draws our attention to the centrality of the normative idea of personhood in elucidating a robust Afro-communitarianism. To do so, it visits the debate between the so-called moderate and radical communitarians to argue that the assertion that a community takes priority over an individual is not an implausible position. It argues that this assertion, given a nuanced moral interpretation, can offer a promising African perspective on how to secure a life of dignity without necessarily… Expand
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