Limit search to available items
Book Cover

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


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 133 pages)
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
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
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
African history.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- AIDS & HIV.
PHILOSOPHY -- Metaphysics.
HIV infections -- Religious aspects.
AIDS (Disease)
AIDS (Disease) -- Religious aspects.
HIV infections.
Manners and customs.
Medical ethics.
Philosophical anthropology.
Botswana -- Social life and customs
Form Electronic book
Author Gaie, Joseph B. R
Mmolai, Sana
ISBN 9789966040411
Other Titles Concept of Botho and HIV and AIDS in Botswana
Concept of Botho and HIV/AIDS in Botswana