Browsing Research Articles (Philosophy) by Issue Date

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  • Rossouw, Deon; Van Vuuren, Leon J. (Richard Havenga & Associates, 2005-02)
    If people are perceived to be assets and to be an organisation’s competitive edge, the business case for investing in, nurturing and developing human talent is clear. Companies not doing this may survive and could even ...
  • Schoeman, Marinus J. (Philosophical Society of Southern Africa, 2006)
    The first three sections of this essay deal with certain aspects of Arendt's theory of action that are central to her idea of a truly ethical (i.e. virtuous) life. Considerable attention is given to her view of action as ...
  • Hofmeyr, A.B. (Augusta Benda) (Philosophical Society of Southern Africa, 2006)
    This essay aims to critically assess the later Foucault's ethical turn by using Levinas's ethical metaphysics as critical yardstick. Foucault's notion of ethical subjectivity constitutes a site of resistance against ...
  • Wolff, Ernst (Philosophical Society of Southern Africa, 2006)
    The aesthetic nature of food and cooking is a neglected field in philosophical aesthetics. This neglect is due, among others, to the intellectual perspective on art and the anthropological dualism characteristic of modernism. ...
  • Schoeman, Marinus J. (Suid Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap & Kuns, 2006-03)
    The issue of self-transcendence today, more than ever, confronts philosophical ethics. The challenge is to conceptualise self-transcendence in such a way that one arrives at a position beyond both the extremes of subjectivism ...
  • Antonites, Alex J. (Suid Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap & Kuns, 2006-03)
    Relativism is examined as it manifests itself in two phases. Both regard the contextuality of culture as normative. The second and post-modern phase deconstructs the normative epistemological role of the world and situates ...
  • Wolff, Ernst (Historical Association of South Africa, 2006-05)
    This article explores the support of the "Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk van Afrika" (NHKA) for the ideology of apartheid. Official documents of this church are examined within the framework of changing accents in Afrikaner ...
  • Wolff, Ernst (Sage, 2006-07)
    This article investigates the importance of the evolution of Adorno's interpretation of Husserl for the formation of his own philosophy. The weakness of Husserl's notion of immediate data is revealed within the light of ...
  • Wolff, Ernst (Vaal Triangle Faculty of Northwest University in South Africa, 2006-12)
    This essay will present a few challenges to a new Humanism from the perspective of the sociology of technics. For this purpose Humanism will be described as an effort to intervene in the process of human formation or ...
  • Mabille, Louise (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2007)
    In these decadent times, it is tempting to turn to Stoicism for alternative inspiration. It is misleading, however, to think that Stoicism possess a genuinely political dimension; in fact it is inimical to politics as ...
  • Schoeman, Marinus J. (Philosophical Society of Southern Africa, 2007)
    Nietzsche's ethics is basically an ethics of virtue. In his own unique way, and in accordance with his extra-moral view of life, Nietzsche recovers and re-appropriates certain virtues - notably pagan, aristocratic virtues ...
  • Van Tongeren, Paul (Philosophical Society of Southern Africa, 2007)
    Socialism, utilitarianism and democracy are, according to Nietzsche, secularised versions of Christianity. They have continued the monomaniac one-sidedness of the Christian idea of what a human being is and should be, and ...
  • Hofmeyr, A.B. (Augusta Benda) (Philosophical Society of Southern Africa, 2007)
    In our present-day Western society, there has been an increasing tendency towards individualism and indifference and away from altruism and empathy. This has led to a resurgence of ethical concerns in contemporary Continental ...
  • Wolff, Ernst (Unisa Press, 2007)
    In this paper I would like to present the work of Emmanuel Levinas and at the same time provide some clarity on the relation between his philosophy and Jewish thought. After a brief biographical and intellectual orientation, ...
  • Wolff, Ernst (Unisa Press, 2007)
    Emmanuel Levinas was born one hundred years ago and today his work in philosophy as well as his Talmudic readings enjoys increasing attention in research in philosophy, literature, science of religion, theology and other ...
  • Wolff, Ernst (South African Academy for Science and Arts, 2007-03)
    ENGLISH: Mediology, founded by Régis Debray, is a new science that sets itself the goal of understanding how ideas are transmitted and become effective. It clearly stands in close relationship to hermeneutics, but this ...
  • Painter-Morland, Mollie; Pistorius, Calie (Carl W.I.), 1958- (South African Academy for Science and Arts, 2007-06)
    This paper explores the relationship between technology and moral regeneration. The first question we confront is whether technology can be described as value-neutral. If it can be described as such, it functions as a ...
  • Painter-Morland, Mollie (Philosophy Documentation Center, 2007-07)
    This paper challenges some of the basic epistemological assumptions that underpin our current conceptions of accountability. Recent legislative developments like Sarbanes-Oxley attempt to enhance accountability in the ...
  • Rossouw, Deon (Juta, 2007-09)
    The South African Institute for Chartered Accountants (SAICA) recently (2005) announced guidelines for a syllabus for Ethics that is to be included in the undergraduate studies of students studying towards the Chartered ...
  • Hofmeyr, A.B. (Augusta Benda) (Kuleuven, 2007-09)
    French philosopher Emmanuel Levinas's thinking on art goes to the very heart of the debate concerning the possibility of "thinking (or expressing/expressive) pictures". Knowing whether or not art can give things a face ...