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    Moral and Social Complexities of AIDS in Africa.Anton A. van Niekerk - 2002 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 27 (2):143 – 162.
    In this article, the main complexities of understanding and curbing the HIV/AIDS pandemic in (South) Africa, are discussed. These are: 1. Poverty as niche or social context of the pandemic, 2. Denial, lack of leadership and the politicization of the public discourse on AIDS, 3. Problems related to accomplishing behavior changes under conditions of deprivation and illiteracy, 4. Women's vulnerability, and 5. The disenchantment of intimacy brought about by the pandemic. In each case, some solutions are suggested, although the notion (...)
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    Phronesis and an Ethics of Responsibility.Anton Albert Van Niekerk & Nico Nortjé - 2013 - South African Journal of Bioethics and Law 6 (1):26.
    CITATION: Van Niekerk, A. A. & Nortje, N. 2013. Phronesis and an ethics of responsibility. South African Journal of Bioethics and Law, 6:28-31, doi:10.7196/SAJBL.262.
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    Ethics for Medicine and Medicine for Ethics.Anton A. Van Niekerk - 2002 - South African Journal of Philosophy 21 (1):35-43.
    The article investigates the extent to which recent developments in both the medical and the philosophical world have impacted on the nature and scope of medical ethics. A central question of the article has to do with the extent to which medical ethics itself is being transformed by that which it investigates. The author comes to the conclusion that these developments precipitate an ethics of responsibility. Such an ethics has the following characteristics: 1. It is a model according to which (...)
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    Separation-Survivability as Moral Cut-Off Point for Abortion.J. A. Malcolm de Roubaix & Anton A. van Niekerk - 2006 - South African Journal of Philosophy 25 (3):206-223.
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    Principles of Global Distributive Justice: Moving Beyond Rawls and Buchanan.Anton A. van Niekerk - 2004 - South African Journal of Philosophy 23 (2):171-194.
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    Postmetaphysical Versus Postmodern Thinking: Retaining the Baby Without the Bathwater.Anton A. Van Niekerk - 1995 - Philosophy Today 39 (2):171-184.
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    AIDS and Africa.Loretta M. Kopelman & Anton A. van Niekerk - 2002 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 27 (2):139 – 142.
    Sub-Saharan Africa is the epicenter of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and in this issue of the Journal, seven authors discuss the moral, social and medical implications of having 70% of those stricken living in this area. Anton A. van Niekerk considers complexities of plague in this region (poverty, denial, poor leadership, illiteracy, women's vulnerability, and disenchantment of intimacy) and the importance of finding responses that empower its people. Solomon Benatar reinforces these issues, but also discusses the role of global politics in (...)
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    Afrikaans Identity, End or Renewal? Reflection on Andre Du Toit's Die'Sondes van de Vaders'.Anton A. van Niekerk - 2000 - South African Journal of Philosophy 19 (4):365-385.
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    Afrikanerskap: ten slotte, of opnuut? Nabetragting van André du Toit se Die sondes van die vaders.Anton A. van Niekerk - 2000 - South African Journal of Philosophy 19 (4):365-385.
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    Building the Future in the 21st Century: In Conversation with Yuval Noah Harari.Anton A. van Niekerk - 2020 - HTS Theological Studies 76 (1).
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    Can More Business Ethics Teaching Halt Corruption in Companies?Anton A. Van Niekerk - 2003 - South African Journal of Philosophy 22 (2):128-138.
    This article deals with the question of whether an increased teaching of business ethics can/will have a positive effect on the fight against corruption in companies. It is written from a (South) African perspective. Statistics about the alarming state of corruption in South African businesses are provided in the beginning. A Hegelian approach to the problem, in terms of which theory can and does influence practice, is compared to a Marxist approach, in terms of which theory is only a reflection (...)
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    Death, Meaning and Tragedy.Anton A. van Niekerk - 1999 - South African Journal of Philosophy 18 (4):408-426.
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    Hermeneutics and Historical Consciousness: An Appraisal of the Contribution of Hans-Georg Gadamer.Anton A. van Niekerk - 2002 - South African Journal of Philosophy 21 (4):228-241.
    In this introductory article to the volume of the South African Journal of Philosophy in tribute of Hans- Georg Gadamer, the author, first, makes a few remarks about the nature of hermeneutics and Gadamer's views on the universality of the hermeneutical experience. This universality is, in particular, explained from the perspective of the “linguistic turn” in Gadamer's thought. Secondly, there is a brief discussion of certain particular aspects of Gadamer's contribution. Aspects of that contribution that are emphasized are: Gadamer's reevaluation (...)
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    Hans-Georg Gadamer 1900-2002: A Tribute From South Africa.Anton A. Van Niekerk - 2002 - South African Journal of Philosophy 21 (4):219-222.
    Three things occur in this introductory article to a volume of the South African Journal of Philosophy in tribute of Hans- Georg Gadamer who died on March 14, 2002, at the age of 102. First, some historical details of Gadamer's life are provided. Second, the nine articles in the volume are briefly introduced. The authors are Denis Schmidt (the only non- South African), Anton van Niekerk, Bert Olivier, Andrea Hurst, Leon Fouché, Danie Strauss, Pieter Duvenage, Nirmala Pillay and Gerald Pillay. (...)
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    Modernity, Mortality, and Mystery.Anton A. van Niekerk - 1999 - Philosophy Today 43 (3):226-242.
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    Moral Perspectives on Covert Research.Anton Albert Van Niekerk - 2014 - South African Journal of Bioethics and Law 7 (2):55.
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    Response to G.R. McLean's Review of Ethics and Aids in Africa: The Challenge to Our Thinking.Anton A. van Niekerk & Loretta M. Kopelman - 2007 - Developing World Bioethics 7 (3):163–165.
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    Response to G.R. McLean's Review of Ethics and Aids in Africa: The Challenge to Our Thinking.Anton A. van Niekerk & Loretta M. Kopelman - 2007 - Developing World Bioethics 7 (3):163-165.
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