Browsing Phronimon Volume 2 Number 1 (2000) by Issue Date

Browsing Phronimon Volume 2 Number 1 (2000) by Issue Date

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  • South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities; Marshall, A.H. (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2000)
    Two books feature prominently in this article. The first is Karl Popper's Open Society and lts Enemies: The Spell of Plato written about 56 years ago during World War 11. The second is Plato's Republic written about 2,380 ...
  • South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities; Papadopoulos, V. (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2000)
    What we shall be looking at is how justice was seen, by the Ottomans, by the monarchs of Europe, and by the Greeks. What the Ottomans understood by justice was preserving the power they had over their enslaved peoples; ...
  • 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 ...
  • Rauche, G.A.; South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2000)
    If a study is made of ethics in Western thought, a structure in moral theories as they have been constituted throughout the centuries in terms of changing, variabie conditions of life, manis contingent life-experience, the ...
  • South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities; Boudouris, Sophia K. (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2000)
    In this paper I will attempt to answer the question: To which polis can the philosopher rightly claim citizenship? In order to answer this question, I must clarify some specific issues, such as: 1) From an archeological ...
  • South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities; Savulescu, G. (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2000)
    We are different individual beings as we live on the earth. We may find in us qualities of the humanity behind us and we are not aware of the inherited richness we have. This bunch of qualities we have, and which imposes ...
  • South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities; Mare, Estelle Alma (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2000)
    The generic element of the Doric column in temple construction can be related to the intellectual clarity of Greek architecture, but one may argue that it caused an aggravating inflexibility in using its formal systems ...
  • South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities; Kasotaki-Gatopoulou, I. (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2000)
    Plato seems to be a feminist only in our imagination. It is extremely utopic even to imagine that, as a modern thinker, he would play a leading part in any claim for the improvement of the individual conditions of life and ...
  • Bargeliotes, L.C.; South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2000)
    The brief analysis and presentation of Plethon's conception of justice and law, including his philosophy of man as an individual as well as social and political being, shows clearly enough his hierarchical conception of ...
  • South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities; Athansopoulos, C (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2000)
    What we tried to do in this presentation is to chart the ontological relation of the three most important concepts of value, virtue and justice. We found that in Aristotle the three are intimately, ontologically and ...
  • South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities; Sotshangane, N. (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2000)
    Aristotle's philosophy of human life
  • South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities; Duvenage, Pieter (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2000)
    Of what relevance is practical-ethical knowledge (phronesis) in a multicultural or plural society? This question will be addressed, in the first place, by revisiting the Aristotelian concept of phronesis. What is important ...
  • 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 ...
  • South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities; Higgs, P. (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2000)
    The ethical paradox of the postmodern condition is that it restores to agents the fullness of moral choice and responsibility, while simultaneously depriving them of the comfort of the universal guidance that modern ...
  • South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities; Maritz, P.J. (Petrus Jacobus) (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2000)
    This paper will discuss approaching the ideal of becoming a good citizen from the perspective of transforming a non-citizen (understood in its modern context) into a good citizen (understood in its Platonic sense ). In ...
  • South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities; Boudouris, Konstantine (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2000)
    Let's assume that a Martian (human being) comes down to Earth and wishes to remain here for the rest of his life. He would be confronted with the choice of society in which he would live ever after. After describing to him ...
  • South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities; Evangeliou, Christos (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2000)
    In what follows I would like to try to draw your attention to certain passages from Plato and Xenophon which are indicative, I believe, of the Socratic way of philosophising as it relates to his novel conception of justice ...
  • South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities; Marangianou, E. (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2000)
    The present paper aims to accentuate the necessity of feminine virtues in the formation of citizens, and the significanee they acquire for a person wishing to participate in public affairs in contemporary society. In so ...
  • South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities; Tsolis, T.L. (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2000)
    The philosophical movements which evolved under circumstances of interaction of socio-political and cultural elements during late Hellenistic and early Roman times are characterised by a strong interest in social problems, ...
  • South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities; Mohamed, Y. (South African Society for Greek Philosophy and the Humanities, 2000)
    Miskawayh (d. 1030) was the first Arab philosopher to have written a substantial work on ethics, The Refinement of Character, which had a great impact on the development of Islamic philosophical ethics after him. In this ...