• Arendt, Stiegler en die lewe van die gees 

      Roodt, Vasti (Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns, 2012-03)
      The founding manifesto of Ars Industrialis commits the members of the association to a new "industrial politics of the spirit". The manifesto makes it clear that "spirit" is meant to refer to Hannah Arendt's conception of ...
    • Biomedical ethics in South Africa : current challenges and institutional responses 

      Hattingh, Johan P. (Centre for Ethics in the Sciences and Humanities, Eberhard-Karls-University of TubingenZentrum für Ethik in den Wissenschaften (Tübingen); European Network for Biomedical Ethics, 2000)
      The academic field of biomedical ethics in south Africa is fairly young and is currently going through a phase of properly establishing itself institutionally. At the same time it is confronted with the mulliple challenges ...
    • Biomediese verbetering : maakbaarheid of onttowering? 

      Van Niekerk, Anton A. (Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns, 2012-12)
      This essay examines some of the most important ethical questions surrounding biomedical enhancement in the light of the question whether such enhancement does not specifically add to the disenchantment problematic in ...
    • Certificate of need : dead and buried, or hibernating? 

      De Roubaix, Malcolm (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2006)
      On 2 May 2005, ten of the twelve chapters of the National Health Act (Act No. 61 of 2003) came into effect, generally with favourable reviews. I restrict myself to the motivation and ideology fundamental to Chapter 6 of ...
    • The Complex I 

      Cilliers, Paul, 1956-; De Villiers, Tanya (Lawrence and Wishart Ltd, 2000-12)
      No abstract available
    • Complexity, postmodernism and the bioethical dilemma 

      De Roubaix, Malcolm; Cilliers, Paul (SUN MeDIA Bloemfontein, 2008)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This article examines the implications of a postmodern ethics for bioethical problems. Traditional approaches to bioethics, with specific reference to “principlism”, depend on a modernist strategy which ...
    • Conceptualizing ecological sustainability and ecologically sustainable development in ethical terms : issues and challenges 

      Hattingh, Johan P. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-03)
      The twin concepts of ecological sustainability and ecologically sustainable development have been in circulation in international circles for about three decades. In South Africa these concepts have become cornerstones ...
    • Dare we rethink informed consent? 

      De Roubaix, Malcolm (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2017)
      Current informed consent practices conform to the informed consent paradigm (ICP). Our intention is finally to promote patient autonomy through the provision of information intended to remove the information (i.e. power) ...
    • Deliberating about race as a variable in biomedical research 

      Van Niekerk, Anton A. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2011-04-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Race as a variable in research ethics is investigated: to what extent is it morally appropriate to regard the race of research subjects as pivotal for research outcomes? The challenges it poses to ...
    • Ecological sustainability in a developing country such as South Africa? A philosophical and ethical inquiry. 

      Hattingh, Johan P.; Attfield, Robin (Frank Cass PublishersRoutledge, 2002)
      Although South Africa has adopted the notion of ecologically sustainable development not only as a human right entrenched in its Constitution, but also as one of its major policy objectives, there are major practical, ...
    • Die einde van etiek in 'n wêreld van on-volhoubare ontwikkeling? 

      Hattingh, Johan P. (2003-10)
      Vir ons doeleindes wil ek onvolhoubare ontwikkeling definieer as ontwikkeling waarin die behoeftes van die hede op so 'n manier bevredig word dat dit die vermoë ondermyn van toekomstige geslagte om hulle behoeftes te ...
    • Erkenning van kulturele verskille 

      Van der Merwe, W. L. (South African Academy for Science and Arts, 2001)
      'n Lang en ryk tradisie in die filosofie gaan daarvan uit dat die behoefte aan erkenning 'n universele en wesenlike menslike gegewe is. 1 Dit word nie net in abstraksie beredeneer nie, maar ook onderskryf deur spesifieke ...
    • The ethics of responsibility : the ethical philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas 

      Van der Merwe, Willie; De Voss, Vida (SUN MeDIA Bloemfontein, 2008-06)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Emmanuel Levinas’s ethics is based on the Other/other. He argues that we are in an asymmetrical relationship with our neighbour that pre-destines us to ethical responsibility even before consciousness or ...
    • Finding creativity in the diversity of environmental ethics 

      Hattingh, Johan P. (Environmental Education Association of Southern Africa, 1999)
      The contribution is a comprehensive if abbreviated review of different philosophical perspectives on human-environment relationships. Extensively referenced, it outlines historical trends and current debates in the field ...
    • The formation of the self : Nietzsche and complexity 

      Cilliers, Paul, 1956-; Roodt, Vasti; De Villiers, Tanya (Philosophical Society of South Africa., 2002)
      The purpose of this article is to examine the relationship between the formation of the self and the worldly horizon within which this self achieves its meaning. Our inquiry takes place from two perspectives: the first ...
    • From dis-enclosure to decolonisation : in dialogue with Nancy and Mbembe on self-determination and the other 

      Gerber, Schalk Hendrik (MDPI, 2011-04-13)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: What might a sense of decolonisation (not)/be? Or, what comes after the logic of the coloniser? This question is at the centre of many debates in South Africa and extends to all countries worldwide who ...
    • From dis-enclosure to decolonisation : in dialogue with Nancy and Mbembe on self-determination and the other 

      Gerber, Schalk Hendrik (MDPI, 2018-04-13)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: What might a sense of decolonisation (not)/be? Or, what comes after the logic of the coloniser? This question is at the centre of many debates in South Africa and extends to all countries worldwide who ...
    • From inequality to equality : evaluating normative justifications for affirmative action as racial redress 

      Hall, Susan; Woermann, Minka (SUNMeDIA, 2014-11)
      We investigate whether, and to what extent, Nozick’s entitlement theory and Rawls’s theory of justice as fairness can normatively ground affirmative action policies. Our findings are that, whereas the Nozickean project ...
    • Harm: The counterfactual comparative account, the omission and pre-emption problems, and well-being 

      De Villiers-Botha, Tanya (Taylor & Francis, 2018-03)
      The concept of “harm” is ubiquitous in moral theorising, and yet remains poorly defined. Bradley suggests that the counterfactual comparative account of harm is the most plausible account currently available, but also ...
    • Hermeneutics and historical consciousness : an appraisal of the contribution of Hans-Georg Gadamer 

      Van Niekerk, Anton A. (African Journals Online -- AJOL, 2002)
      In this introductory article to the volume of the South African Journal of Philosophy in tribute of Hans-Georg Gadamer, the author, first, makes a few remarks about the nature of hermeneutics and Gadamer's views on the ...