By: Gobodo-Madikizela, Pumla
[Kalamazoo, MI], Fetzer Institute: 2011
Edition: First Printing
Seller ID: 3151
Condition: Near Fine
Staple-bound wraps, 15 by 23 cm, vii 30 pp. Near fine. From the publisher: “In this essay, Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela draws from her experience and observations as a member of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission. She discusses the relationship between empathy and the victims' capacity to forgive perpetrators and argues that empathy toward others is the essence of our ethical responsibility. She evokes the word inimba in her native Xhosa language, which can be translated as “umbilical cord,” to locate the origins of the response of empathy in the body. She draws insights ... View More...