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From genogram to genograph: using narrative means to contextualize social reality in the counselling session
This article addresses a process that occurs when applying narrative therapy during a counselling session, namely moving away from the genogram towards the more effective genograph. Narrative therapy implies that we often ...
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Mapping cultural and natural landscape: metaphors in mapping human nature
The article uses the cartographic metaphor to describe the relations between culture and nature, science and life world, signifier and signified. Modernism may be defined as a project to map the whole of human reality ...
Man and nature in the Confucian tradition: some reflections in the twenty-first century
Amidst the trend of globalisation, this paper is focused squarely on the most fundamental and urgent problem for the twenty-first century: the relationship between man and nature. It explores this question by analyzing ...
Matsulu: A community in developmental fermentation and fusion
Since 2004, the Drama Department (University of Pretoria) has engaged in the development and execution of Theatre-for-Development projects in accordance with the mission statement of the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT), ...
The world of spirits and the respect for nature: towards a new appreciation of animism
The belief in spirits has diminished in Western thought since Enlightenment. But it has not disappeared totally. In the subconscious of people and in different subcultures and also in literature and art it is still alive. ...
Hominisation and humanisation: a perspective from the sociology of technics
(Department of Philosophy, University of Pretoria, 2006)
This essay will present a few challenges to a new Humanism from the perspective of the sociology of technics. For this purpose Humanism will be described as an effort to intervene in the process of human formation or ...