Browsing Phronimon Volume 1 Number 1 (1999) by Issue Date

Browsing Phronimon Volume 1 Number 1 (1999) by Issue Date

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  • Antonites, Alex J.; South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 1999)
    In this paper it will be argued that Ancient Greek Philosophy, seen from the point of view of contemporary science is not only important but also of guiding influence. Many scholars are of the opinion that science has, in ...
  • South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities; Wilkinson, Lisa Atwood (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 1999)
    In this paper, an attempt will be made to examine the concept ataraxia as it appears in the works of Pyrro of Elis, Sextus Empiricus and other philosophers belonging to the ancient sceptical tradition. This school of thought ...
  • 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 ...
  • South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities; Duffey, K.S. (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 1999)
    A specific analysis of the work of Søren Kierkegaard pertaining to the freedom of making choices shows that the later tradition of phenomenology and existentialism can be judged in terms of their relevance to this aspect ...
  • South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities; Evangeliou, Christos (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 1999)
    In the histories of Philosophy, Plotinus is usually portrayed as an otherworldly philosopher whose ideal was "a life taking no pleasure in the things of earth, so much so that "he seemed ashamed of being in the body." Yet, ...
  • South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities; Junker, K.W. (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 1999)
    In the human and natural sciences there are many ways of examining nature. While archaeologists, anthropologists and other scientists prefer to examine nature empirically, philosophers and other humanists are more likely ...
  • South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities; Gericke, J.D. (John Daniel) (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 1999)
    Many attempts have been made to define the concept of democracy. These definitions are usually accompanied by certain basic ideas such as that of self-government by and for the people (i.e the state is a res publica and ...
  • South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities; Bargeliotes, L.C. (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 1999)
    Aristotle's rejection and reconstruction of the Pythagorean mathematization of things, of the Democritean and Platonic atomism, and the "materialism" of the pre-Aristotelian cosmologies, in general, are mostly based on his ...
  • South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities; Philippoussis, John (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 1999)
    There is obviously no question that the notion of "leadership" is central in Plato's Republic, nor is there apparently any question that it is crucial, since it is foundational for Plato's society. Writing his Republic, ...