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Co-evolutionary relationships between environmental ethics and environmental assessment
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The dissertation traces the development of environmental assessment and environmental ethics as these disciplines have evolved independently in response to the global environmental crisis. The aim is ...
Utopie, filosofie en hermeneutiek : 'n verkenning van die denke van Gianni Vattimo
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Utopia, Philosophy and Hermeneutics Exploring the thought of Gianni Vattimo Article I: The End of Utopia An explanation for the rise of distopia in popular culture with reference to the ideas of Gianni ...
Justice, entitlement and inheritance : exploring theoretical grounds for the rectification of manifest injustices through an analysis of inheritance
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis explores the possibility of promoting social justice through the direct confrontation and rectification of manifest injustices in our existing social institutions and practices, as opposed ...
Spirituality and intersubjectivity : a philosophical understanding of the relation between the spiritual nature of persons and basic structures of intersubjectivity
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 1982-03)
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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 ...
The other before us? : a Deleuzean critique of phenomenological intersubjectivity
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-12)
This study seeks to give a philosophical account of, and justification for the intuition that subjectivity is not a stable “Archimedean point” on the basis of which an intersubjective relation can be founded, but is ...
A critique of compliance : towards implementing a critical self-reflective perspective
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis entails a critical analysis of the concept of compliance. The latter can briefly be defined as rules and policies developed with regard to employee behaviour with the goal of controlling and ...
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 ...
From fiction to phronésis : a critical dialogue with Martha Nussbaum on the importance of concrete fictional literature in moral philosophy
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study finds its roots in the ancient quarrel, as mentioned by Plato 400 BC, between poets (artists) and philosophers on the nature of our ethical existence. The ancient philosophers participating ...
A complex ethics : critical complexity, deconstruction, and implications for business ethics
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study commences with a critical, philosophical exploration of the ethical theories that constitute the normative basis of the dominant business ethics paradigm. It is argued that the universal and ...