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Lesley Le Grange

Ubuntu: A Just and Empowering Concept and Way to Live

by Lesley Le Grange

Ubuntu is a southern African concept which means humanness and implies both a condition of being and a state of becoming. It concerns the unfolding of the human being in relation to other human beings and the more-than-human world of non-human nature. In other words, the becoming of a human is dependent on other human beings and the cosmos. Moreover, ubuntu suggests that a human being is not the atomized individual of the Western tradition, but is embedded...

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