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  • Ladikos, Anastasios (2010)
    The aim of this paper is to explain Aristotle’s views on education with specific reference to Intellectual and Character education. Aristotle asserts that the theory and practice of education in general must undoubtedly ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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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