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Modernism, environmental assessment and the sustainability argument : moving towards a new approach to project-based decision-making in South Africa
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Through my research I have developed an alternative conceptual approach to project-level environmental assessment in South Africa, which begins to move beyond modernism in its philosophical, procedural ...
Social development versus saving nature? : a case study in environmental ethics
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This research project has been purposed at shedding light and bringing clarity and practical resolution to the ethical dilemma brought about by seemingly incompatible principles and value positions ...
Towards an approach to environmental ethics responsive to environmental challenges on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2019-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The main purpose of the research for this dissertation has been to determine an approach to environmental ethics that could help resolve environmental challenges experienced today by people living on the ...
Earth, air, fire and water : moral responsibility and the problem of global drug resistance
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2004-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In this dissertation, I grapple with the problem of global drug resistance and moral responsibility which, as far as I am aware, has so far not been presented as a topic of ethical inquiry. It represents ...
Developing an understanding of agricultural sustainability in Sub-Saharan Africa through African relational envirnmentalism
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2019-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The objection to anthropocentrism as a worldview is not new to environmental ethics. Many philosophers argue that anthropocentrism is the root cause of humanity’s destructive attitude towards the non-human ...
Subduers of the earth? : the Bible, Christian faith and environmental ethics
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: I begin this assignment with an examination of verses such as Gen. 1:28 from the period of primeval history in the Old Testament (0. T.) of the Christian Bible which have been seen by some commentators, ...