Browsing Research Articles (Philosophy) by UP Author "Van Tongeren, Paul"

Browsing Research Articles (Philosophy) by UP Author "Van Tongeren, Paul"

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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...