Ashdown, Shelly. Ethics and the non-physical self in Ndorobo world view

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Title: Ethics and the non-physical self in Ndorobo world view

Published in: African sociological review -- Vol. 13, no. 1

Published By: African sociological review -- Vol. 13, no. 1 Dakar, Senegal: CODESRIA, 2009. 26-37 p.

By line: Shelly Ashdown

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2009. Computer File

Culture: Okiek (FL20)

Subjects: Ethics (577); Social personality (156); Spirits and gods (776); Life and death (761); Social relationships and groups (571); Ethnopsychology (828); Visiting and hospitality (574); Ethos (181);

Abstract: This article examines ethics in regard to the "self," and the effect of ethics on the welfare and moral state of the community. It is suggested that certain elements of "self" (personality, character, honesty, desire, etc.) are sources for moral behavior, and that social customary law forms the basis for duty.

Document Number: 22

Document ID: fl20-022

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Field Date: no date

Evaluation: Ethnologist-4

Analyst: John Beierle; 2012

Coverage Date: not specified

Coverage Place: southern Mau Escarpment, Rift Valley province, Kenya

LCSH: Okiek (African people)//Dorobo (African people)

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