• Armoede in 'n postmodernistiese Afrika 

      Van Deventer, Francois Abraham (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2004-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis looks at poverty in the Third World and tries per implication to understand how the economy functions. Finally it suggests solutions for the poverty problem. The first chapter looks at the ...
    • Being, eating and being eaten : deconstructing the ethical subject 

      Vrba, Minka (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-12)
      This study constitutes a conceptual analysis and critique of the notion of the subject, and the concomitant notion of responsibility, as it has developed through the philosophical history of the modern subject. The aim of ...
    • The complexity of identity : the Afrikaner in a changing South Africa 

      Wicomb, Wilmien (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2008-03)
      This thesis sets out to model the notion of group identity in terms of the theory of complexity. It is an attempt to speak meaningfully about a concept that needs to have a sense of stability in order to constitute an ...
    • Complexity of the big and small 

      Cejnarova, Andrea (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-03)
      It seems to be a priori impossible to formulate any general theory or model that encompasses all of the properties of complexity. So, one must make do with partial solutions. A possible approach we propose is to take ...
    • Difference, boundaries and violence : a philosophical exploration informed by critical complexity theory and deconstruction 

      Hermanus, Lauren (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis is a philosophical exposition of violence informed by two theoretical positions which confront complexity as a phenomenon. These positions are complexity theory and deconstruction. Both develop ...
    • Kompleksiteit en begronding in die werk van Hannah Arendt en Jaques Derrida 

      Eloff, Philip Rene (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In this mini-thesis I explore Hannah Arendt’s engagement with the problem of foundation in relation to the work of Derrida and complexity theory. In Arendt the problem of foundation takes shape as the ...
    • Vryheid, verantwoordelikheid en selfmoord 

      Durand, Michiel Christoffel (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2003-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Responsibility is either linked to duties and expectations, or it is linked to the freedom of an agent. These links are questionable. It is therefore necessary to investigate the freedom and context ...