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Ethical values in African traditional education

J. K. Kigongo

Ethical values in African traditional education

by J. K. Kigongo

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Published by s.n.] in [Uganda? .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Moral education -- Africa.,
    • Socialization -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliograpical references (p. 21-23).

      StatementKigongo J.K.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMLCM 96/14039 (L)
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 23 p. ;
      Number of Pages23
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1698942M
      LC Control Number91980899

      This is the first comprehensive volume on African ethics, centered on Ubuntu and its relevance today. Important contemporary issues are explored, such as African bioethics, business ethics, traditional African attitudes to the environment, and the possible development of a new form of democracy based on indigenous African political systems. In a world that has become interconnected, this. "Family Values is an original, important, and well-written book that will influence the discussion concerning the moral status of the family for years to come, and it can be recommended to any reader who is interested in this topic."—Jörg Löschke, Ethical Theory and Moral Practice.

        Before discussing this issue, it is necessary to define what ethics is and what education is. © The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd. Peer-review under responsibility of the Sakarya University. Keywords: Education, Ethics, Being Human, Values, Ethics Education, Education System 1. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

      The focus of the book is on East Africa, and particularly Kenya, where the author lived and worked for ab out 25 years. Extensive contact in many African countries and several African cultures and languages provide a comparative reference base for this topic. Most of the observations and comparisons with European culture will apply to Africa as. 2 Molefe African Ethics and Partiality ).1 ‘Impartiality’ is the claim that we owe equal moral consideration to all moral patients without any consideration to the so-called special relationships; a moral agent is expected, on this view, to dispense moral goods from an indifferent, impersonal.


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Ethical values in African traditional education by J. K. Kigongo Download PDF EPUB FB2

This discourse shows how the traditional African experiences, compre-hends, conceptualizes and communicates moral reality within his thought The empirical sciences are concerned with facts while ethics is concerned with values.

(3) There is ethics as a value system. The judgment which ethics John Mbiti in his book African Religions and. of Traditional Moral Values and development have been misconstrued and grossly undermined in Nigerian context as well as Africa.

The clarification of these keys concepts would better our understanding of the issues under discussion. The term Traditional Moral Values involves common place terms traditional, morality and values.

study of values rightly belongs to the discipline of philosophy. Axiology as a branch of philosophy deals with values embracing both ethics and aesthetics.

This is why philosophical appraisal of African culture and values is not only apt and timely, but also appropriate. Moreover, the centrality of the place of values in African culture asCited by: The Foundations of African Ethics (Afriethics) and the Professional Practice of Journalism: The Case for Society-Centred Media Morality By Francis P.

Kasoma Abstract The impact of the information superhighway on journalism education in Africa is addressed by the author. The theme of this paper is that the communal. Give the role of death rites in inculcating moral virtues in traditional African communities.

Date posted: Aug Answers (1) What are the rituals associated with death in traditional African communities. (Solved) Explain the rituals associated with death in traditional African communities. Date posted: Aug Answers (1).

Keywords: African ethics, African philosophy, ethics, postmodernism, The Hunhu/Ubuntu Common Moral Position and Western ethics. Introduction. In this paper I do three things. First, I look at the nature, character and origin of hunhu/ubuntuas a key aspect of African ethics.

By African ethics I mean the guiding injunctions as well as the. African continent.” 34 The main argument of the book is that “an African philosophy of education as a practice has three constitutive aspects: rst, to be.

List five factors that affected traditional African Education system (5 marks) Identify the moral values acquire during marriage in traditional African communities (5 marks) 18 ©Pyramid Assignments / All subjects, All topics available.

dispense with the notion that, in all things, Europe is teacher and Africa is pupil. African Traditional Education Education existed in Africa long before the continent was colonized or even before the slave trade.

Knowledge, skills and attitudes were passed from generation to generation mostly through word of mouth in the African societies. This book offers diverse insights from 19 different authors, writing from eight countries in five continents, providing explanations and recommendations for the ethical crisis present around the world which can be mitigated by suitable education in ethics, particularly in higher education institutions.

VALUES-DRIVEN LEADERS FOR THE FUTURE. The type of education prevalent in Africa before the coming of Western civilisation was generally known as African traditional education or indigenous education of the various communities.

Most recent works on new perspectives in African education, vis-a-vis the role and impact of Christian missions from the West include those of Coetzee and Roux (eds) () and Makgoba (). purpose of education, this article examines sorne key issues in African traditional education, namely its philosophical foundations, content and methods, strengths and weaknesses.

The philosophical foundations of Afri­ can traditional education are the five principles of preparationism, function­ alism, communaHsm, perenniaHsm and holisticism. "African traditional education is based on a philosophy of education, which emphasises learning by doing, respect for elders, lifelong education, training on the job, learning to live and living.

Traditional African philosophy thrives on the vision of a perfect and virtuous individual – an individual who upholds the cultural values and norms of a true African society.

The morality and ethics of African thought, thus, derives from the dualities between good and bad or. Africa is a religiously plural society with interaction between people of different religions and diverse value systems.

The author, Professor of Comparative Religion in Uganda, describes and compares the position of traditional African religion, Christianity, Islam and Baha'i Faith on selected moral issues relevant to Africa today. This work, therefore, locates the theology of Bujo in the development of moral theology after the Second Vatican Council.

The author establishes a relation between African traditional religions, African history, Christology, natural moral law, moral autonomy debate, the encyclical Veritatis Splendor, and political-liberation theological ethics.

Put differently, traditional Igbo ethical thinking will merely as an example or gauge for traditional African cultures a whole. MORAL THINKING IN TRADITIONAL AFRICAN SOCIETY Africa is distinguished by its close-knit society.

Traditions, customs and rules for regulating conduct and interpersonal relationships are varied and diverse. In Africa, democracy and good governance are fragile issues because they are devoid of traditional values that can sustain them.

The failure in moral, ethical and cultural conditions of Africa has been attributed to poor democratic ethos and system of governance. Education is not aimed at obtaining only a degree, it includes necessary value based teachings which result in character building and social improvement too.

It is the need of the hour that schools today should include the concept of hidden-curriculum which refers to the transmission of norms, values, and beliefs conveyed in the classroom and. It sees (traditional) religion and morality as correlative values and, in view of naturalist interpretation of reality, shows that (1) there is collaboration between individual and public morality through the intermediation of moral agents, (2) the society is morally self‐sufficient by which a sustainable polity is realized, and (3) while the.

uprooting African culture and ethics from its “natural habitat,” and infusing its own. Though colonialism strongly impinged on the African traditional ethical nurturing through informal education and indeed shook the African traditional ethical development, in exchange for colonial formal education, a new system of master’s.The author establishes a relation between African traditional religions, African history, Christology, natural moral law, moral autonomy debate, the encyclical Veritatis Splendor, and political-liberation theological ethics.

Category: Religion Christian Ethics In The African Context.AFRICAN TRADITIONAL WORK ETHICS AND THE CHALLENGES OF DECENT WORK AGENDA.