• Die intellektueel as opvoeder 

      Van Niekerk, Anton A. (Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns, 2019)
      AFRIKAANSE OPSOMMING: Hierdie artikel handel oor die rol van die openbare intellektueel in die opvoeding van die samelewing. Die skrywer toon aan hoe vele skrywers meen dat die idee van die openbare intellektueel sy oorsprong ...
    • Interpreting Foucault : an evaluation of a Foucauldian critique of education 

      Woermann, Minka (Education Association of South Africa, 2012-02)
      The potential strengths and weaknesses of a Foucauldian critique of education are discussed and evaluated. The article focuses specifically on the value of Foucault's work for critiquing social and political ideologies ...
    • Knowledge, science and rationality : in discussion with Wentzel van Huyssteen’s earlier work 

      Van Niekerk, Anton A. (AOSIS, 2021-08)
      The background of this research study is the ongoing debate since the late 1980s about the question of the rationality and scientific status of theology. Wentzel van Huyssteen’s seminal book Teologie as Kritiese ...
    • Lessons in our faults : fault lines on race and research ethics 

      Msimang, Phila (ASSAf, 2020-09-29)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Since the publication of the now infamous paper ‘Age- and education-related effects on cognitive functioning in Colored South African women’ by Nieuwoudt and colleagues where they claim the cognitive ...
    • Moral challenges in managed care 

      Hattingh, Leandri (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2015-11-26)
      Managed healthcare in South Africa is faced with complex moral challenges, where different stakeholders appeal to different ethics principles to guide decision-making. The traditional bio-medical ethics principles of ...
    • Moral perspectives on covert research 

      Van Niekerk, Anton A. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2014-11-04)
      The term ‘covert research’ refers to research on human subjects for which informed consent is not, and allegedly cannot, be solicited – not because of wilful negligence or the deliberate transgression of research ethics ...
    • Moral perspectives on stimulant use in healthy students 

      Verster, G. C.; Van Niekerk, Anton A. (HMPG, 2012-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The quest for enhancement has been part of human culture for thousands of years. Progress in scientific developments and especially in medical science has enabled previously unimaginable advances to be ...
    • Narrating the self : Freud, Dennett and complexity theory 

      De Villiers, Tanya; Cilliers, Paul (South African Journal of Philosophy, 2004)
      Adopting a materialist approach to the mind has far reaching implications for many presuppositions regarding the properties of the brain, including those that have traditionally been consigned to “the mental” aspect of ...
    • A note on mental content in the Causal Theory 

      Smit, J. P. (Stellenbosch University, Department of General Linguistics, 2013)
      Kripke's causal theory requires that downstream users of a name must have the intention to use the name in the same way that upstream users did. Kripke, however, has demonstrated no need for this requirement qua independent ...
    • A note on name individuation and identifying descriptions 

      Smit, J. P. (Stellenbosch University, Department of Linguistics, 2014)
      In ‘Public Proper names and Idiolectical Identifying Descriptions’ (2009) Glezakos puts forward a theory concerning the role of identifying descriptions in the theory of names. Her main claim is that such identifying ...
    • Notion of African as a strategic ideological epistemic position in African philosophy 

      Morakinyo, Olusegun (Unisa Press, 2016)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This article argues that the racial essentialism implicit in the geographic criteria of the meaning of "African" in African philosophy (as black, ethnic and sub-Saharan) limits the development of African ...
    • Observing representational practices in art and anthropology : a transdisciplinary approach 

      Preiser, R. (AOSIS, 2010-04-04)
      It has been suggested that anthropology operates in “liminal spaces” which can be defined as “spaces between disciplines”. This study will explore the space where the fields of art and anthropology meet in order to discover ...
    • On the paradox of the political/transcendence and Eschatology : transimmanence and the promise of love in Jean-Luc Nancy 

      Gerber, Schalk Hendrik; Van der Merwe, Willem Lodewikus (MDPI, 2017)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The debate on the possibility of re-thinking transcendence at the so-called end or closure of the metaphysical tradition and its relation to the political is situated at the heart of contemporary continental ...
    • Oor die vraag na identiteit in ʼn postapartheidwêreld : ko-skepping as alternatief vir onto-rasselogie 

      Gerber, Schalk (Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns, 2018)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: How does one understand who one is in a post-apartheid world? Put differently: what comes after the logic of apartheid? In this article I take up the question by arguing for a notion of identity as action ...
    • An opinion survey of ethical concerns in environmental decision-making in Cape Town and Surrounds: the base line of 2002 

      Seeliger, Leanne; Hattingh, Johan P. (Stellenbosch University, 2004-10)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The main objectives of this study were to determine the levels of confidence in the process of environmental decision-making in Cape Town and surrounds; to determine the possible causes of these concerns; ...
    • Orientation and ambiguity - on a decisive hermeneutical dimension in Dirkie Smit's theological thinking 

      Fouche, Leon (Stellenbosch University, 2013)
      This essay explores Dirkie Smit’s theological thinking from a hermeneutical perspective. Smit’s linking up with Karl Barth’s view on confessing, as can be seen in the Accompanying Letter of the Belhar Confession, is taken ...
    • Peculiarities in mind ; or, on the absence of Darwin 

      De Villiers-Botha, Tanya (Philosophical Society of Southern Africa, 2011)
      A key failing in contemporary philosophy of mind is the lack of attention paid to evolutionary theory in its research projects. Notably, where evolution is incorporated into the study of mind, the work being done is often ...
    • Phronesis and an ethics of responsibility 

      Van Niekerk, Anton A.; Nortje, Nico (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2013-06-24)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This article concerns the development of a framework for the formation of an adequate approach to moral reasoning in bioethics. Bioethics has largely been dominated by the influence of two approaches to ...
    • Politico-philosophical perspectives on reconciliation 

      Van Niekerk, Anton A. (Pieter de Waal Neethling Trust, 2010)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The article is an analysis of the philosophical meaning and political prospects of the idea of reconciliation between all South Africans. The author is sceptical about this prospect. While he regards ...
    • Postcolonial thinking and modes of being-with others 

      Woermann, Minka (EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste, 2022)
      This paper seeks to interrogate the mode of relationality – or Being-with Others – that supports a responsible postcolonial thinking. The paper draws from both the Western and African philosophical traditions. Three modes ...