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  • Kirby-Hirst, Mark (2009)
    In an effort to distance himself from the Democritan conception of the atomic particle, Epicurus posited three essential characteristics to explain the movement of atoms in the void — mass, velocity and something that ...
  • Prinsloo, Johan; Kingshott, Brian (2004)
    A number of ethical issues and dilemmas are to be found in policing. Police officers do engage in unethical behaviour which often originates from the norms of the organisational culture. However, the working in the world ...
  • Scott, Callum D. (2010)
    Grounding itself in Thomism, this paper seeks to explore the status quaestionis of the science and faith dialogue. It argues that faith and reason are both routes to knowledge through theological and scientific inquiry ...
  • Ajei, M.; Ramose, M.B. (2008)
    Protagoras’ declaration that “man is the measure of all things” is conventionally discussed in the context of epistemology. There was, however, a communal or social dimension to this even in ancient Greece. In the ...
  • Ladikos, A. (2003)
    The logical role of the paradox is not to state a truth whose paradoxical nature lies in the difficulty we feel in maintaining it as true, but rather to state somefhing thaf will cause fo feel as fa/se something else ...
  • Strijdom, Johan M. (2004)
    This paper offers a comparative analysis of the ways in which Plato used mythical language in order to convey his views on love and politics. For politics, the myth of the metals in the Republic and of Atlantis in ...
  • Ladikos, Anatasios (2008)
    This article discusses the immortality of the soul as Plato demonstrates it mainly in the final argument of his dialogue “Phaedo”. Plato raises four different arguments for the immortality of the soul: The Argument from ...
  • Van der Westhuizen, Jacob (2005)
    In my view a philosopher is a person of wisdom who produces a guide to life, providing us with some tools for dealing with practical problems and survival issues on at least five adaptation domains. These are a) ...
  • Strijdom, Johan M. (2008)
    Two recent arguments trace the genealogy of human rights back to either Paul on the one hand or the Stoics on the other. First, Crossan and Reed (2004) suggest that although Paul intended his egalitarian vision and ...
  • Ladikos, Anastasios (2007)
    The pursuit of justice in the Republic commences when the elderly, wealthy Cephalus suggests that justice involves nothing more than telling the truth and repaying one’s debts. But Socrates points out that by following ...
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  • Cloete, Michael (2008)
    The influence of the Platonic metaphysical tradition on the development of modern Western political institutions, and the modern state in particular has been quite significant. The influence of the modern Western state ...
  • Ram, Indranie (2005)
    The relationship between Plato’s conception of the existence of a soul as compared to the Vedantic view of a soul will be analysed. Vedanta philosophy holds in agreement with Plato that there is a magazine of knowledge ...
  • Ladikos, Anastasios (2005)
    Plato’s theory of punishment distinguishes scientifically administered measures, which may or may not take the form of actual punishment designed to cure a criminal of his offence which is a disease of the soul, not ...
  • Ladikos, A. (2000)
    The immensity of the task I undertook, namely, to venture into the philosophy of Plato regarding his views on crime and punishment, only struck me the moment I started researching his relevant works. Therefore, right from ...

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