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    Ubuntu: An Ethic for a New South Africa.Augustine Shutte - 2001 - Cluster Publications.
    This is a sequel to Augustine Shutte's previous book Philosophy for Africa. In that book he engages with some concepts central to traditional African thinking about human nature and society. In this book he offers a new interpretation of the chief ethical idea in African thought, Ubuntu. He argues that it complements the central European ethical notion of individual freedom, and shows how the two ideas can be combined to form an ethic based on a richer understanding of our humanity. (...)
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    Philosophy for Africa.Augustine Shutte - 1995 - Marquette University Press.
    Has philosophy anything of value to offer Africa? Has Africa anything of value to offer contemporary philosophy? This text answers yes to both of these questions and deals with the question of human freedom and the problem of liberation in the context of postcolonial contemporary Africa.
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  3. Ubuntu as the African ethical vision.Augustine Shutte - 2009 - In Munyaradzi Felix Murove (ed.), African Ethics: An Anthology for Comparative and Applied Ethics. University of Kwazulu-Natal Press. pp. 85--99.
  4. African ethics in a globalising world.Augustine Shutte - 2008 - In Ronald Nicolson (ed.), Persons in Community: African Ethics in a Global Culture. University of Kwazulu-Natal Press.
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    A new argument for the existence of God.Augustine Shutte - 1987 - Modern Theology 3 (2):157-177.
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    What makes us persons?Augustine Shutte - 1984 - Modern Theology 1 (1):67-79.
  7. Ubuntu and Christianity.Augustine Shutte - 2019 - In James Ogude (ed.), Ubuntu and the reconstitution of community. Indiana University Press.
     
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    Community, Apartheid, & the Metaphysics of Humanity in Genesis 1-11.Augustine Shutte - 1987 - Philosophy and Theology 2 (1):57-75.
    Following a general sketch of my paradigm of the opening chapter of Genesis as a presentation and analysis of the human predicament, I offer an analysis of the Adam and Eve story and the story of Babel as paradigms of the Genesis authors’ understanding of human transcendence. A brief summary of the primary elements within this notion of transcendence precedes my applicalion of it to a contemporary social issue.
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    Evolution and Emergence: A Paradigm Shift for Theology.Augustine Shutte - 2010 - Philosophy and Theology 22 (1/2):235-264.
    Since the time of Darwin the conception of evolution has developed beyond the boundaries of science to include philosophy and now theology in its scope. After noting the positive reception of the evolutionary idea by theologians even in Darwin’s time, the article traces its philosophical development from Hegel to the work of Karl Rahner. It then uses the philosophical anthropology developed by Rahner to reformulate the essentials of Christian faith. in a way that is consonant with a scientific and secular (...)
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    African and European philosophising: Senghor's “Civilization of the Universal”.Augustine Shutte - 1998 - In P. H. Coetzee & A. J. P. Roux (eds.), Philosophy from Africa: a text with readings. Routledge. pp. 428--437.
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    Umuntu Ngumuntu Ngabantu: An African Conception of Humanity.Augustine Shutte - 1990 - Philosophy and Theology 5 (1):39-54.
    The world-wide struggle for justice and peace between the developed and the undeveloped nations is also a struggle between different conceptions of humanity. This article outlines and defends two African concepts that could provide a deeper, more humane, conception of humanity than those currently dominant in American, European or Russian thinking. The notion of umuntu ngumuntu ngbantu stresses the peculiarly intersubjective character of personal life, while the notion of seriti presents us with an idea of power or energy that overcomes (...)
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    Kant and respect for persons.Augustine Shutte - 1981 - Philosophical Papers 10 (1):1-8.
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    A Theory of Religion.Augustine Shutte - 1976 - International Philosophical Quarterly 16 (3):289-300.
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    The Refutation of Determinism.Augustine Shutte - 1984 - Philosophy 59 (230):481 - 489.
    In his Christian Theology and Natural Science , E. L. Mascall refers to a criticism by Elizabeth Anscombe of C. S. Lewis's well-known argument against determinism that appears in his Miracles . Both Lewis's argument and Anscombe's response appeared originally as papers delivered in the 40s to the Oxford Socratic Club. A certain historical interest attaches to that exchange in that Lewis seems to have been ‘deeply disturbed’ by it. 2 I think he need not have been. But, more importantly, (...)
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    Chapter twenty. Conflict and religion – secularity as a standard for authentic religion.Augustine Shutte - 2014 - In Jesper Garsdal & Johanna Seibt (eds.), How is Global Dialogue Possible?: Foundational Reseach on Value Conflicts and Perspectives for Global Policy. De Gruyter. pp. 419-450.
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    The Possibility of Religion in a Scientific and Secular Culture.Augustine Shutte - 2005 - South African Journal of Philosophy 24 (4):289-307.
    In this article religion is defined in terms of our concern for the fulfilment of our most fundamental natural desires, especially those that seem beyond all human power to fulfil, such as the achievement of death-transcending life or a complete and enduring community between free beings such as human persons are. A god is always seen as the source of power sufficient to achieve this in us. Our conceptions of our god and of human nature are therefore always linked. The (...)
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