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The problem of complexity : re-thinking the role of critique
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This dissertation departs from the argument that an encounter with complexity exposes the breakdown of traditional doctrines that have been taken for granted for too long (markedly modernist reductionism). ...
Outonomie versus sorg in die behandeling van alkohol-afhanklikheid : etiese perspektiewe
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2000)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The community of the Western Cape carries the burden of the serious consequences of alcohol addiction. Alcohol abuse is very common and the consequences range from severe to devastating, not just for ...
The African perception of death, with special reference to the Zulu : a critical analysis
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2000-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Death is a universal phenomenon and each culture develops its own ways of coping with it. The reaction of people to death also involves a complex network of relationships. To appreciate their responses ...
Lewenskwaliteit in biomediese konteks : filosofies-etiese ondersoek
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Every individual has a mental image of what a ‘good’ life entails. Whether this idea of a good life is based on hedonist, preference satisfaction or ideal theories, or a combination of these theories, ...
Verantwoordelikheid en die nuwe genetiese tegnologiee : filosofiese perspektiewe op die relevansie van 'n etiek van verantwoordelikheid vir morele besinning oor kloning en stamselnavorsing
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: New genetic technologies (e.g. stem-cell research, gene-therapies and cloning) raise some of the most enigmatic moral problems in the field of bioethics. My aim in this thesis is to explore the philosophical ...
The justfiable limitations of patient autonomy in contemporary South African medical practice
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-12)
ABSTRACT: The European Enlightenment secured man’s freedom from doctrinal thought. Scientific progress and technological innovation flourished in the 18th Century, radically changing the lives of all. Man’s mastery ...