Browsing Research Articles (Philosophy) by Title

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  • South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities; Duffy, I. (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2000)
    The relentless desire of Western states to create true world citizenship is currently the focus of a number of major studies in economics, politics, information sciences as well as philosophy. The challenge of the global ...
  • Osuagwu, Ndubuisi; Chimakonam, Jonathan O. (Calabar School of Philosophy, 2018-01)
    In this article, we argue that language-based techniques have the capacity to generate original ideas and thus account for progress in any discipline. We claim that language-based techniques used by some African scholars ...
  • Van Niekerk, Jason (Philosophical Society of Southern Africa, 2015)
    Contemporary African philosophy ranges over a number of debates, positions, and theoretical traditions. It can, however, be read as its own critical tradition of hard-won methodological refinements and substantive ...
  • 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 ...
  • Rossouw, Deon (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2008)
    After a number of spectacular moral failures in corporations despite them having had codes of ethics and ethics programmes, it has become clear that a mere reliance on codes of ethics and ethics compliance programmes ...
  • Coombs, W.M. (Wehan Murray) (Informa UK Limited (trading as Taylor & Francis Group) and NISC (Pty) Ltd, 2017-11)
    The possibility of a harmony between the psychological doctrine of Aristotle and that of Plato marks a significant issue within the context of the debate surrounding Aristotle’s putative opposition to or harmony with Plato’s ...
  • Kumalo, S.H. (Siseko) (Routledge, 2019)
    Koos Prinsloo’s short story, “Promise you’ll tell no-one”, highlights three aspects that continue to plague Afrikaner identity. The first of these are the phallus, understood here as the symbol of patriarchal power which ...
  • Angella, Marco (Philosophy Documentation Center, 2019)
    I begin by briefly reconstructing Honneth’s concept of reification. His paradigm gives the reification of the non-human environment a marginal position in comparison to the reification of human beings, thereby detracting ...
  • 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, ...
  • Bosch, Rozelle Robson (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2020)
    Placing the words Comedy and Africa in the same sentence, is like laying claim to two expansive and complex entities which do not immediately bear relation to another and yet, there is ample opportunity for engagement. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Attoe, Aribiah David; Chimakonam, Jonathan O. (Unisa Press, 2020)
    In the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, where death, sickness and suffering persist, there is some hint that there is nothing so special about the human race that particularly makes it immune to decimation. This is at odds ...
  • Sewchurran, Anusharani; Hofmeyr, A.B. (Augusta Benda) (University of Free State, 2020)
    In this essay, we critically reflect on digital disruption in journalism and journalism education with specific focus on the South African context. After contextualising the problematics in terms of what Castells terms ...