Philosophical Society of Southern Africa Conference

Posted on June 29, 2020

It is so important for us to stay tuned with great achievements and events within our academic departments. This space will give you the opportunity to always know what is happening all around in you in the academic sphere, I hope you find it interesting. Today our focus is on philosophy. 
“I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.”-Socrates

The Philosophy Department held a Philosophical Society of Southern Africa Conference (PSSA) from the 11th-13th of April. Just a big shoutout to our own Students that contributed to this National event held on our grounds.

  • Dr Mpho Tshivase (President of the PSSA and our House Guardian!)
  • Paige Benton (Masters)
  • Karabo Maiyane (Masters)
  • Cindy Friedman (Masters)
  • Xander Ehlers ( Honours)
  • Carla Turner ( Doctoral )
  • Jason Day ( Masters)
  • Darryl Wardle ( Doctoral)
  • Fritz Knauf( Doctoral)
  • Chantelle Flores (Masters)
  • David Barnard (Masters)

Their topics ranged from “Reconceptualising the relationship between the ‘right’ and ‘the Good’ ‘’, Artificial Intelligence Ethics to Reparation and Remembrance in the Land Debate in Southern-African and many more themes.Thank you to everyone who participated and left their mark on the history of philosophy, this was truly a great event, organised by the Philosophy Department. 
May Humanities never stop thinking and always strive towards the freedom of our thoughts !


Published by Patrick Baloyi

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