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  • 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 ...
  • South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities; Botha, Catherine Frances (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2001)
    Poststructuralist thinkers tend to emphasise Nietzsche's critical relationship to science, as a result of their scepticism towards scientific discourse in general. Their interpretation of Nietzsche in this regard is ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Van Tongeren, Paul (Suid Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap & Kuns, 2013-12)
    The term "nihilism" is often used as an invective to blame a person or a way of thinking. If used in that way there would be a simple opposition between "nihilism and morality". That opposition could maybe point to a ...
  • Hofmeyr, A.B. (Augusta Benda) (Suid Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap & Kuns, 2012-12)
    This contribution critically considers the findings and recommendations of the report published in 2011 by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) on the state of the humanities in South Africa. The study concludes ...
  • Hofmeyr, A.B. (Augusta Benda) (Institute of Philosophy, Slovak Academy of Sciences, 2012)
    Like his one-time teacher, Heidegger, Levinas makes a distinction between Being (Sein) and beings (Seiendes), but prefers to speak of ‘existence’ and the ‘existent’. Again, like Heidegger, Levinas understands existence ...
  • Tshivhase, Mpho (Routledge, 2015-07)
    This article explores self-expression as an (and not the) articulation of one’s personhood. The point of this article is to enquire whether expression, when articulated on and for an audience, can be deemed authentic. ...
  • Nethersole, Reingard (Springer, 2014-12)
    Literary Theory’s latest embrace of the Hard Sciences by way of forgetting the ‘‘orthotheses of memory’’, broadly understood as mnemotechnics, it is argued, erases one of the most important aspects of the literary craft, ...
  • 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, 2007-09)
    According to Hannah Arendt public discourse and 'worldliness' are two of the constitutive elements of or basic conditions for a healthy and flourishing political life amongst the citizens of a polity, which in turn is ...
  • Van Tongeren, Paul (Suid Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap & Kuns, 2017-03)
    If philosophy claims to be an analysis of the here and now, it should also reflect on the preconditions of a description and diagnosis of the present. One of the challenges presented by such an analysis is the risk of ...
  • 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 ...
  • Rossouw, Deon (Bureau for Scholarly Journals, 2005)
    This article focuses on the philosophical presuppositions of the second King Report on corporate governance for South Africa (hereafter referred to as the King II Report). Especially in the "Introduction and Background" ...
  • Raghubeer, Shanel; Nagiah, Savania; Phulukdaree, Alisa; Chuturgoon, Anil (Wliey, 2015-12)
    Ochratoxin A (OTA) is a nephrotoxic mycotoxin produced by Aspergillus and Penicillium fungi. It contaminates human and animal food products, and chronic exposure is associated with renal fibrosis in humans (Balkan endemic ...
  • South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities; Gericke, J.D. (John Daniel) (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2000)
    As in past and present times, we will, in the new millennium, hear the cries for justice. Many will probably loose their lives in the name of justice. Maybe we as philosophers will find it beneficial to become citizens ...
  • Wolff, Ernst (Tydskrif vir Letterkunde Assosiasie, 2011)
    In this review article the first comprehensive interpretation of Martin Verfeld’s Pots and Poetry is presented. The nature of the philosopher’s discursive practice is presented with reference to his other work. It is ...
  • Kistner, Ulrike (OpenJournals Publishing, 2014-11-20)
    Between the sphere of civil society associated with the idea of active, democratic citizenship, and the governance of precariously living populations ‘in most of the world’ (i.e. not simply ‘in the margins’), lies the ...
  • Kistner, Ulrike (SUNMeDIA, 2014)
    Confronted by the charge of depoliticisation levelled at human rights frameworks and interventions, I investigate the possibility of a politics of human rights at the core of democratic politics. In doing so, I am guided ...
  • Kessler, Volker (Baptist Union of Southern Africa, 2011)
    The book of Proverbs is drawn from life. It describes “real life”. It is part of the Old Testament (OT) wisdom literature and according to Stendebach (2003:239), forms a “theology of practical reason”. The US professor of ...