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    Valuing the emergence of Ubuntu philosophy.Nicolito A. Gianan - 2010 - Cultura 7 (1):86-96.
    The article aims to support the notion of philosophy emerging from culture; a notion that paves the way for the emergence of ubuntu as a philosophy from an African culture. Understanding this emergence is vital in the manner a particular human community relates with itself and other communities worldwide. Moreover, the idea of ubuntu has become a philosophy that is in dialogue with culture. Hence, from the writer’s punto de vista, this stance further strengthens the argument affirming the value of (...)
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    Delving into the Ethical Dimension of Ubuntu Philosophy.Nicolito A. Gianan - 2011 - Cultura 8 (1):63-82.
    The article aims to delve into the ethical dimension of Ubuntu philosophy, which is an African philosophy that reverberates in other cultures and in various forms, thus exemplifying its universality and universalizability. In this dimension, it tries to re-examine the notion of ethics in relation to morals/morality, including “is” and “ought”, with reference to the human person. Moreover, Ubuntu philosophy is articulated and communicated in the maxim that is an essential component inthe lived experiences of the Bantu-speaking African community: “A (...)
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    Delving into the Ethical Dimension of.Nicolito A. Gianan - 2011 - Cultura 8 (1):63-82.
    The article aims to delve into the ethical dimension of Ubuntu philosophy, which is an African philosophy that reverberates in other cultures and in various forms, thus exemplifying its universality and universalizability. In this dimension, it tries to re-examine the notion of ethics in relation to morals/morality, including “is” and “ought”, with reference to the human person. Moreover, Ubuntu philosophy is articulated and communicated in the maxim that is an essential component inthe lived experiences of the Bantu-speaking African community: “A (...)
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    Cross-Cultural Semiotic Dialogue and the Spoliarium.Nicolito A. Gianan - 2017 - Cultura 14 (1):185-195.
    The trade-offs of “meaning-making” between East and West may be regarded as an aggiornamento for any culture in contact. But since aggiornamento entails a wide range of subjects, the essay situates the meaning-making within the scope of masterpieces in diverse formats, from the printed literary text to the painted image. Specifically, the essay offers a rethinking of the cross-cultural semiotic dialogue, paving the way for recognizing the homo significans. However, the customary framing of the Spoliarium does not seem to warrant (...)
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    Heritage-making and the Language of Auctoritas and Potestas.Nicolito A. Gianan - 2014 - Cultura 11 (2):19-37.
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