What is Ubuntu,? Different Interpretations among South Africans of African Descent

@inproceedings{Gade2012WhatIU,
  title={What is Ubuntu,? Different Interpretations among South Africans of African Descent},
  author={Christian B. N. Gade},
  year={2012}
}
AbstractIn this article, I describe and systematize the different answers to the question ‘What is ubuntu,?’ that I have been able to identify among South Africans of African descent (SAADs). I show that it is possible to distinguish between two clusters of answers. The answers of the first cluster all define ubuntu, as a moral quality of a person, while the answers of the second cluster all define ubuntu, as a phenomenon (for instance a philosophy, an ethic, African humanism, or, a worldview… CONTINUE READING

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