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Subjek en etiese verantwoordelikheidsbesef : twee artikels oor die denke van Emmanuel Levinas
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2000-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Article I: Subject and the realisation of ethical responsibility. The Idea of the Infinite in Levinas' Totality and Infinity. In Totality and Infinity Emmanuel Levinas writes about the categorical ...
Emmanuel Levinas on ethics as the first truth
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-03)
A brief introduction to the ethical philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas Emmanuel Levinas’ ethics is based on the Other/other. He argues that we are in an asymmetrical relationship with our neighbour that pre-destines us with ...
Being, eating and being eaten : deconstructing the ethical subject
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-12)
This study constitutes a conceptual analysis and critique of the notion of the subject, and the concomitant notion of responsibility, as it has developed through the philosophical history of the modern subject. The aim of ...
Vryheid, verantwoordelikheid en selfmoord
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2003-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Responsibility is either linked to duties and expectations, or it is linked to the freedom of an agent. These links are questionable. It is therefore necessary to investigate the freedom and context ...
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 ...