Animals and African ethics /

"African ethics is primarily concerned with community and harmonious communal relationships. The claim is frequently made on behalf of African moral beliefs and customs that African society does not objectify and exploit nature and natural existents, unlike Western moral attitudes and practices...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Horsthemke, Kai (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Series:Palgrave Macmillan animal ethics series.
Table of Contents:
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  • Introduction. Ethics On The African Continent
  • 1. African Philosophy
  • 2. Religion And Ethics In Africa
  • 3. African Creation Myths And The Hierarchy Of Beings
  • 4. The African Ritual Of Animal Slaughter
  • 5. Traditional African Perceptions And Current Practices
  • Taboos, Totemism And Spiritualism
  • 6. Ubuntu/ Botho/ Hunhu And Non-Human Animals
  • 7. Ukama And African Environmentalism
  • 8. Animals And The Law In East, West And Southern Africa
  • 9. Environmental Justice
  • 10. From Anthropocentrism Towards A Non-Speciesist Africa?.