Social justice in relation to the tradition of justice
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Social justice in relation to the tradition of justice

Justice as a topic of deep philosophical debate is as old as humanity itself. The common thread running through the history of the Western philosophy of justice is the essentially varied nature of humanity and the appropriate way for justice to be realised on an individual and societal level given this reality. In the West…

Balancing acts and misplaced self-confidence: How contractors steal culture   

Balancing acts and misplaced self-confidence: How contractors steal culture   

The misplaced self-confidence in the ability to separate matters                               Every high civilization decays by forgetting obvious things.                               – GK Chesterton The modern Western person accepts various matters as possible, and regards them as normal; although these are often matters that are not necessarily possible or normal or are not supposed to be so….

Language development in South Africa: The Constitution guarantees 50%; communities carry the other half

Language development in South Africa: The Constitution guarantees 50%; communities carry the other half

The recent judgment in the Unisa case allows for two observations. The first one is that despite everything there is still hope for the continuation of Afrikaans at academic level in the public university sector, especially if distance teaching continues to grow; a growth which was stimulated by the so-called “new normal” caused by pandemic…

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