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Title The concept of Botho and HIV & AIDS in Botswana / edited by Joseph B.R. Gaie, Sana K. Mmolai.
Imprint Eldoret, Kenya : Zapf Chancery, 2007.

Subject AIDS (Disease) -- Botswana.
AIDS (Disease) -- Botswana -- Religious aspects.
HIV infections -- Botswana.
HIV infections -- Botswana -- Religious aspects.
Bioethics -- Botswana.
Medical ethics -- Botswana.
Philosophical anthropology -- Botswana.
Botswana -- Social life and customs.
Alt Name Gaie, Joseph B. R.
Mmolai, Sana.
Add Title Concept of Botho and HIV and AIDS in Botswana
Concept of Botho and HIV/AIDS in Botswana
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 133 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Botho and HIV & AIDs : a theological reflection / Dumi Oafeta Mmualefhe -- The Setswana concept of Botho : unpacking the metaphysical and moral aspects / Joseph B.R. Gaie -- The maid, Botho, and HIV & AIDS infections : the economic and ethical perspectives / Innocent S. Botshelo -- The significance of cultural and religious understanding in the fight against HIV & AIDS in Botswana / Abel B. Tabalaka -- Methods used to combat HIV & AIDS in Botswana : implications for Botho / Sana K. Mmolai -- The role of religious education in promoting Botho : implications for the fight against HIV & AIDS / Joseph H.C. Mfuni -- Should prospective students be tested for HIV/AIDS prior to overseas scholarship grants? : a moral perspective / Joseph B.R. Gaie.
Note Print version record.
Summary Ever since the publication of Placide Tempel's epoch-making work Bantu Philosophy, African philosophers have worked to dispel the myth that there is no metaphysics in Africa. In the East African context we remember the names of Joseph Nyasmi and Odera Oruka, and in the West African context, Pauline Hotoundji and Kwesi Wiredu have made monumental contributions to elucidate African metaphysics. This compendium, presented by a group of scholars from the University of Botswana, seeks to build bridges between the seemingly estranged disciplines of African metaphysics, existential philosophy, and ec.
ISBN 9789966040411 (electronic bk.)
9966040412 (electronic bk.)
9789966718556
9966718559
9789966040398
OCLC # 844941383
Additional Format Print version: Concept of Botho and HIV & AIDS in Botswana. Eldoret, Kenya : Zapf Chancery, 2007 9789966718556 (DLC) 2009319993 (OCoLC)316792119


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