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    W. L. Van der Merwe & C. Jonker (2001). Liberalism, Communitarianism and the Project of Self. South African Journal of Philosophy 20 (3):35-54.
    In this article the authors seek to conceptualize a dynamic and inclusive understanding of personal identity within multicultural democracies such as South Africa, which will draw on both the liberal and communitarian traditions' respect for the project of self. A preliminary lay out for such a project emerges from a literature survey of recent, primarily South African publications on identity and culture, and it suggests that selfhood depends on: a) virtues, cultivated within cooperative communities which allow for effective freedom; b) (...)
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    W. L. van Der Merwe (1996). Philosophy and the Multi-Cultural Context of (Post)Apartheid South Africa. Ethical Perspectives 3 (2):76-90.
    Umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu is the Zulu version of a traditional African aphorism . Although with considerable loss of culture-specific meaning, it can be translated as: “A human being is a human being through other human beings.” Still, its meaning can be interpreted in various ways of which I would like to highlight only two, in accordance with the grammar of the central concept ‘Ubuntu’ which denotes both a state of being and one of becoming.Firstly, it can be interpreted as a (...)
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  3. W. L. Van der Merwe (1997). African Philosophy and Multiculturalism. South African Journal of Philosophy 16 (3):73-78.
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    W. L. Van der Merwe (1999). Cultural Relativism and the Recognition of Cultural Differences. South African Journal of Philosophy 18 (3):313-330.
  5. W. L. Van der Merwe (1994). Facing the Challenges of Diversity: A Reflection on the Role of Philosophy in South Africa Today. South African Journal of Philosophy 13 (4):190-198.
     
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  6. W. L. van der Merwe & C. Jonker (2001). Liberalism, Communitarianism and the Project of Self. South African Journal of Philosophy 20 (3-4):271-290.
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  7. W. L. Van Der Merwe (1996). Language, Lifeworld and (Inter) Subjectivity: The Deep Springs of Mundanity in Human Co-Existence: Moral Sense, Empathy, Solidarity, Communication, Intersubjective Grounding. Analecta Husserliana 48:349-366.
     
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