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A critical examination of Richard Rorty's liberal lexicon.
This dissertation examines Richard Rorty's liberalism, especially as articulated in Contingency, irony, and solidarity, from a perspective which is sympathetic to the broad features of his pragmatism. I argue that Rorty's ...
Against a priori knowledge of non-trivial truths.
This is a thesis in support of the conceptual yoking of analytic truth to a priori knowledge. My approach is a semantic one; the primary subject matter throughout the thesis is linguistic objects, such as propositions or ...
An inquiry into the nature of group agency and individual agency : a study of rational autonomy.
Human agency entails being able to rationalize over decisions, passing judgements and executing actions based on these deliberations. All these rationalizations and executions flow from a principle of rational autonomy. ...
Success factors for business rescue in South Africa
In 2011 a new Companies Act, No. 71 of 2008 (RSA, 2008), was implemented in South Africa. A feature of this Act was the introduction of business rescue legislation. Although this legislation was implemented in May 2011, ...
The concept of alienation in the work of Frantz Fanon.
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Rethinking universalism and particularism in African philosophy: towards an eclectic approach.
The study focuses on the dispute between the universalists and particularists in the characterization of the nature of African philosophy. In African philosophy the debate is formulated as a dichotomy between the universalists ...
Epistemology in African Philosophy: A critique of African concepts of knowledge.
The question of the existence of African epistemology cannot be addressed without the acknowledgement and acceptance of African philosophy. This is of paramount importance as African epistemology originates from the discourse ...
Samuel Johnson on the Egyptian origin of the Yoruba.
Abstract not available.