• The moral community and moral consideration : a pragmatic approach 

      Stephens, Christopher (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The aim of this thesis is to argue for a new metric for determining the moral status of another being. Determining this status is of foundational importance in a number of legal, political, and ethical ...
    • Delinearizing the insuperable line : deconstruction as an animal ethic 

      Cruise, Adam John (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Jacques Derrida’s The Animal that Therefore I Am published posthumously first in France (2006) and then translated in English (2008) has potentially become one of the most powerful philosophical discourses ...