Personhood and (Rectification) Justice in African Thought

@article{Molefe2018PersonhoodA,
  title={Personhood and (Rectification) Justice in African Thought},
  author={Motsamai Molefe},
  journal={Politikon},
  year={2018},
  volume={45},
  pages={352 - 367}
}
ABSTRACT This article invokes the idea of personhood (which it takes to be at the heart of Afro-communitarian morality) to give an account of corrective/rectification justice. The idea of rectification justice by Robert Nozick is used heuristically to reveal the moral-theoretical resources availed by the idea of personhood to think about historical injustices and what would constitute a meaningful remedy for them. This notion of personhood has three facets: (1) a theory of moral status/dignity… Expand

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