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On the imperative of sustainable development : a philosophical and ethical appraisal
(Human Sciences Research Council and Environmental Education Association of Southern Africa, 2002)
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The ethical implications of global climate change
(UNESCO Publishing, 2010)
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Die einde van etiek in 'n wêreld van on-volhoubare ontwikkeling?
Vir ons doeleindes wil ek onvolhoubare ontwikkeling definieer as ontwikkeling waarin die behoeftes van die hede op so 'n manier bevredig word dat dit die vermoë ondermyn van toekomstige geslagte om hulle behoeftes te ...
Conceptualizing ecological sustainability and ecologically sustainable development in ethical terms : issues and challenges
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-03)
The twin concepts of ecological sustainability and ecologically sustainable development have been in circulation in international circles for about three decades. In South Africa these concepts have become cornerstones ...
Human dimensions of invasive alien species in philosophical perspective : towards an ethic of conceptual responsibility
How can we find an appropriate language in which to formulate our concerns about, and our policy responses to, the problem of invasive alien species? This question arises from the tensions between our conventional vocabulary ...
The state of the art in environmental ethics as a practical enterprise : a view from the Johannesburg documents
(UNESCO Publishing, 2006)
In this chapter I focus more on what could be referred to as the practical task of environmental ethics, rather than on what could be described as its theoretical task.
(Gale, Cengage Learning, 2009)
When the nucleus of an atom is divided or joined to another nucleus, an enormous amount of energy is produced. When these processes of fission (division of the nucleus of an atom) or fusion (joining the nucleus of an atom ...
Biomedical ethics in South Africa : current challenges and institutional responses
(Centre for Ethics in the Sciences and Humanities, Eberhard-Karls-University of TubingenZentrum für Ethik in den Wissenschaften (Tübingen); European Network for Biomedical Ethics, 2000)
The academic field of biomedical ethics in south Africa is fairly young and is currently going through a phase of properly establishing itself institutionally. At the same time it is confronted with the mulliple challenges ...
Sustainable development, sustainable livelihoods and land reform in South Africa : a conceptual and ethical inquiry
(Carfax PublishingRoutledge, 2004)
In this article various necessary conceptual linkages as well as contingent discontinuities between the concepts of land reform, sustainable livelihoods and sustainable development are studied. Exploring the complex ...
Ecological sustainability in a developing country such as South Africa? A philosophical and ethical inquiry.
(Frank Cass PublishersRoutledge, 2002)
Although South Africa has adopted the notion of ecologically sustainable development not only as a human right entrenched in its Constitution, but also as one of its major policy objectives, there are major practical, ...