Browsing Research Articles (Philosophy) by Title

Browsing Research Articles (Philosophy) by Title

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  • Rossouw, Deon (Business Ethics Network of Africa, 2008)
    The claim is often made that corporate governance is an attempt to balance corporate interests with individual and societal interests. Lord Adrian Cadbury, who chaired the Cadbury Commission that produced the Cadbury ...
  • Hofmeyr, A.B. (Augusta Benda) (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2008)
    In this paper, I attempt to contextualise the question regarding the public role of the academic as intellectual in terms of the present, global, neo-liberal "govern-mentality". With the aid of thinkers such as Bourdieu, ...
  • South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities; Gericke, J.D. (John Daniel) (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2001)
    The intention of this paper is to discuss the question: How can God actually know the future with the emphasis on Maximus the Confessor. Foreknowledge is generally regarded as one of the typical attributes of God's divine ...
  • Antonites, Alex J. (OpenJournals Publishing, 2015-10-13)
    The theory of evolution makes sense of the emergence of consciousness. Reduction is not wrong as such, but must not be totalised. The fact that we are star stuff does not preclude the novelty of consciousness. Materialism ...
  • South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities; Langley, J. (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 1999)
    The basic argument of this paper runs as follows: Using a combination of the doctrine of free will as found in Milton's Areopagitica and the Biblical doctrine of grace as a Christian philosophical basis, Christianity is ...
  • Kistner, Ulrike (Springer, 2015-02)
    The legal doctrine of ‘common purpose’ in South African criminal law considers all parties liable who have been in implicit or explicit agreement to commit an unlawful act, and associated with each other for that purpose, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Hofmeyr, A.B. (Augusta Benda) (Philosophical Society of Southern Africa, 2008)
    What happened during the fairly long silence following The History of Sexuality? … had he [Foucault] not trapped himself within the concept of power relations?’ asks Deleuze. According to him, Foucault would have answered ...
  • Wardle, Darryl (Taylor & Francis and NISC (Pty) Ltd, 2016-08)
    Philosophical existentialism has sought to understand the nature of human existence and the possible meaning(s) that might be made thereof. For the noteworthy existentialist Jean-Paul Sartre, the meaning of life cannot ...
  • Hofmeyr, A.B. (Augusta Benda) (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2011)
    This article forms part of an ongoing investigation into and research on the dynamics, culture and forms of subjectivity of neo-liberalism. Seen through the lens of French philosopher Michel Foucault’s analyses of ...
  • Griffiths, D. (Bureau for Scholarly Journals, 2009-08)
    In Heidegger’s “Being and time” certain concepts are discussed which are central to the ontological constitution of “Dasein”. This article demonstrates the interesting way in which some of these concepts can be used in 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 ...
  • Schoeman, Marinus J. (Philosophical Society of Southern Africa, 2010)
    This article takes it cue from John Dewey and his views on the interrelationship between democracy and education. The basic premise is that education and democracy are inextricably linked and that in a free society the ...
  • Painter-Morland, Mollie; Dobie, Kris (Business Ethics Network of Africa, 2009-12)
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  • Kistner, Ulrike (Fundación Telefónica, 2011)
    Walter Benjamin’s famous statement in the eighth of his “Theses on the Philosophy of History,” that “the state of [exception] in which we live is not the exception but the rule,”1 has become as normalized as its ...
  • Kumalo, Siseko H. (University of the Western Cape, The Directorate of Teaching and Learning, 2018)
    In Ebrahim Patel’s, The world of Nat Nakasa: A collection of letters, Nathaniel Nakasa’s term ‘Native of Nowhere’ describes Nakasa’s experience of leaving South Africa on an exit permit. Negotiating his classification ...
  • Nethersole, Reingard (AfricaRhetoric Publishing, 2012)
    What could be more persuasive in our everyday digital high-tech world than the imperatives ―"google!" and (in Facebook-speak) ―"friend!"? Who would suspect these two hortatory commands that on the one hand urge us to ...
  • Wolff, Ernst (Taylor & Francis and NISC (Pty) Ltd, 2016-11)
    This article explores current issues in South African philosophy curriculum design. Four questions are considered, each followed by a supplementary note. Firstly, the place of philosophy from other traditions, particularly ...
  • Botha, Catherine Frances (Philosophical Society of Southern Africa, 2008)
    As a response to Moran's (1994) recommendation that Heidegger's Destruktion be extensively elaborated and critiqued, this paper suggests a way in which Heidegger's thinking can be more clearly understood as a search for ...
  • 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 ...