Personhood and a meaningful life in African philosophy

@article{Molefe2020PersonhoodAA,
  title={Personhood and a meaningful life in African philosophy},
  author={Motsamai Molefe},
  journal={South African Journal of Philosophy},
  year={2020},
  volume={39},
  pages={194 - 207}
}
This article proffers a personhood-based conception of a meaningful life. I look into the ethical structure of the salient idea of personhood in African philosophy to develop an account of a meaningful life. In my view, the ethics of personhood is constituted by three components, namely (1) the fact of being human, which informs (2) a view of moral status qua the capacity for moral virtue, and (3) which specifies the final good of achieving or developing a morally virtuous character. In light… Expand
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