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  • Tatu, Razvan (2011)
    The human being is dual, consisting of body and soul, and therefore the end includes it as psycho-somatic being, as total being. The final goal of religious life in Zoroastrianism, like, for example, in all philosophical ...
  • Bosman, Philip R. (2007)
    The article investigates the self-designation of Diogenes the Cynic as ‘citizen of the world’. It appears, contrary to scholarly opinion, that positive content can indeed be attached to the term. However, the Cynic ...
  • Rowe, Rose; Strydom, Johan M. (2011)
    The aim of this paper is to offer a nuanced study of ‘compassion’ in the context of the Pauline Letters. The Letters are considered within the socio-political context of imperial Rome. ‘Compassion’ is a complex emotion; ...
  • Bosman, Phlip (2005)
    In this paper, I explore the evidence in the Diogenes tradition on the issue of theft. A line in Diogenes Laertius suggests that the Cynic approved of temple theft. However, before that can be taken as proof, various ...
  • Mare, E.A. (2000)
    At the previous conference my purpose was to give a rhetorical interpretation to the sacred geometry of the west façade of the Parthenon, the best-known of all Greek tempies, the apogee of Hellenic architecture, built ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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) ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Prinsloo, Johan; Ovens, Michelle (2011)
    This article reflects upon notions of an African paradigm, as well as the ideals on which social and normative interaction and principles can be based in contemporary society. It is argued that Western and African ...
  • Ladikos, Anastasios (2004)
    Aristotle views the courageous man as someone who endures and fears the right things, for the right motive, in the right manner, and at the right time, given that a courageous man feels and acts according to the merits ...
  • Ovens, Michelle; Prinsloo, Johan (2010)
    A consequence of the post-modern world is a highly critical, fragmented and unconventional world in which the status quo, such as dominant cultures and societal norms are constantly challenged. Within this context, this ...
  • Ladikos, Anastasios (2007)
    History records many controversial trials in which religious issues have been involved. In 399 BC Socrates was tried and condemned in Athens for introducing strange gods and corrupting the Athenian youth. The case was ...
  • Higgs, P. (2000)
    Every educational research community is infused with the sensibilities of intellectual epochs and movements that anteceded it and that gave rise to it. In the decade approaching the end of the 20th century educational ...

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