Springer Verlag (2021)

Motsamai Molefe
University of Witwatersrand
Christopher John Allsobrook
University of Fort Hare
This book focuses on the domains of moral philosophy, political philosophy, and political theory within African philosophy. At the heart of the volume is a call to imagine African political philosophy as embodying a needs-based political vision. While discourses in African political philosophy have fixated on the normative framework of human rights law to articulate demands for social and global justice, this book charts a new frontier in African political thought by turning from ‘rights’ to ‘needs.’ The authors aim to re-orient discourses in African philosophy beyond the impasse of rights-based confrontations to shift the conversation toward needs as a cornerstone of African political theory.
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ISBN(s) 978-3-030-64495-6   978-3-030-64496-3   3030644987   3030644952   9783030644956
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