Ubuntu and Development: An African Conception of Development

  title={Ubuntu and Development: An African Conception of Development},
  author={Motsamai Molefe},
  journal={Africa Today},
  pages={115 - 97}
Abstract:This article articulates an African conception of development. I call such an account African insofar as it is based on the moral worldview of ubuntu, which is salient largely among the Bantu peoples. To articulate a conception of development, I rely on the paradigm of development ethics, which construes development as an ethical or philosophical enterprise constituted by three questions: what is a good life? what is a just society? and what duties do we owe to the environment? Answers… Expand
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