Browsing Phronimon Volume 5 Number 1 (2004) by Issue Date

Browsing Phronimon Volume 5 Number 1 (2004) by Issue Date

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  • Strijdom, Johan (Johannes Matthys); South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2004)
    This paper offers a comparative analysis of the ways in which Plato used mythical language in order to convey his views on love and politics. For politics, the myth of the metals in the Republic and of Atlantis in the ...
  • Domanski, A.; South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2004)
    Justice is one of the four Platonic or cardinal virtues. In his dialogues the Republic and the Laws, Plato presents a concept of justice far broader than the predominantly legalistic notions which we have received from ...
  • Terezis, C.; South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2004)
    Damascius maintains that according to the Platonic text the cause and principle of Intelligence is the Limit, whereas that of Pleasure is Infinitude. By using the logical principle of analogy, he points out that any ...
  • Mabille, Louise; South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2004)
    The article raises the question whether postmodern attempts to re-write history does not, despite its best efforts, fall back into the homogeneity of metanarrative. By doing this, Nietzsche's critique of monumental ...
  • Prinsloo, Johan; South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities; Kingshott, Brian (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2004)
    A number of ethical issues and dilemmas are to be found in policing. Police officers do engage in unethical behaviour which often originates from the norms of the organisational culture. However, working in the world of ...
  • Schoeman, Marinus J.; South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2004)
    The concepts of temperance and magnanimity (generosity) play a central role in Nietzsche's ethic, which is basically an ethic of virtue. In his own unique way, and in accordance with his extra-moral view of life, ...