Proceedings of the First International Conference on Democracy and Social Transformation, ICON-DEMOST 2021, September 15, 2021, Semarang, Indonesia

Research Article

Exploring the Philosophical Values in the Rejang Tribe Traditional Law

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.15-9-2021.2315615,
        author={Syamsurizal  Syamsurizal and Musfeptial  Musfeptial and Martina  Martina and Wahyu  Damayanti},
        title={Exploring the Philosophical Values in the Rejang Tribe Traditional Law},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the First International Conference on Democracy and Social Transformation, ICON-DEMOST 2021, September 15, 2021, Semarang, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICON-DEMOST},
        year={2022},
        month={2},
        keywords={philosophical values; customary law; rejang},
        doi={10.4108/eai.15-9-2021.2315615}
    }
    
  • Syamsurizal Syamsurizal
    Musfeptial Musfeptial
    Martina Martina
    Wahyu Damayanti
    Year: 2022
    Exploring the Philosophical Values in the Rejang Tribe Traditional Law
    ICON-DEMOST
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.15-9-2021.2315615
Syamsurizal Syamsurizal1,*, Musfeptial Musfeptial2, Martina Martina2, Wahyu Damayanti2
  • 1: Bengkulu Provincial Language Center, Bengkulu LPMP Komplek, Kota Bengkulu, Indonesia
  • 2: West Kalimantan Provincial Language Center, Pontianak, Indonesia
*Contact email: syamsurizal1966@yahoo.com

Abstract

Philosophical values are used as role models for the community in regulating behavior in Rejang's life. For the Rejang tribe, customary law is a guide in regulating their behavior. The purpose of this study is to explore philosophical values in terms of analytic philosophy of language. The method is qualitative method by exploring and describing the philosophical values of Rejang customary law. Data were collected using listening technique, free to engage in conversation, notes taking, and recording. Data processing include data provision, analysis phase, and data display. The results show that Rejang customary law has philosophical values that are useful in regulating life. These values are (a) problems solving, through pecoak bekaping ‘kalau pecah, pasang kaping’. (b) The value of responsibility, expressed in tangent menetok, baeu mbusung ‘tangan memotong, bahu membusung'. (c) personality, which is stated jibeak mbin sifet lalang bidin dalen ‘jangan ambil sifat ilalang di jalan’.