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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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...