Journal of
Philosophy and Culture

OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CLASSICS AND PHILOSOPHY, UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST
  • Abbreviation: J. Philos. Cult.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 0855-6660
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPC
  • Start Year: 2004

JPC Articles in press

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Corporate Social Responsibility: An Old Wine in a New Gourd

A corporation’s moral obligation is said to be sustained by two viewpoints, the narrow and the broader views. The narrow view restrains a corporation’s moral obligation to the corporation’s owners and shareholders while the broad view, which is often deployed to support Corporate Social Responsibility protocols, extends the corporation’s moral obligation towards others beyond the confines of the corporation walls to...

Author(s):GAWU Peter Sena

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Indigenous knowledge interpretation of illnesses in Vhembe district Limpopo Province of South Africa

Illnesses such as Rigoni, an infant illness, are understood and interpreted by traditional health practitioners and indigenous knowledge holders in an African, cultural traditional manner within particular communities. The purpose of the study was to explore and describe the meaning and interpretation of Rigoni by traditional health practitioners in Vhembe district in Limpopo province of South Africa. The study used...

Author(s):Rikhotso, SR, Mulaudzi FM and Mogale, RS

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Socio-cultural perspectives on death announcements in Ghanaian newspapers: Some sociolinguistic evidence

Death announcements are presumed to provide a socio-cultural icon for examining the society’s collective attitude towards death and dying. The present study attempts to investigate the death announcement genre in Ghana from a sociolinguistic viewpoint in order to highlight the underpinning sociocultural perspectives. To accomplish this task, the study deployed both qualitative and quantitative content analysis of a data...

Author(s):Archibald Afful Joseph Benjamin

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The Feasibility of Self-Reliancism as a Foundation for Democracy

In popular discourse democracy often centres on concepts such as liberty, equality, consent, choice, rule of law, participation, accountability, and transparency, etc. This popular rendition, more often than not, excludes the notion of self-reliancism. I argue that the exclusion of this notion weakens the etymological foundation of democracy as government by the people and undermines the development of an authentic and...

Author(s):Usifoh Eric Eromosele

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SEEING FOUCAULT’S THEORY THROUGH AFRICAN LENSES: THE DISCOURSE ON SEX, GENDER AND POWER.

The paradigm of male domination exemplified by the social relations between the sexes is structured in a way that men dominate and women submit. As such, these socio cultural relations presuppose a dyadic conception of domination in which women are subject to men. If male domination is seen as pervasive and women, docile, then the affirmation that women have power is a contradiction in terms. However, in line with...

Author(s):PETER ONI

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STRATEGIC PLAN FOR SOCIETAL ORDERLINESS AND DEVELOPMENT IN ISLAM

One of the good things that distinguish the modern society from the primitive one is the ability to plan for the future. This affects all aspects of human life. In today’s world, man plans for everything- his family, his cities and even the future of the world. Hence, today, one hears of family planning, development plan and strategic plan. The planning is purposely meant to enhance qualitative standard of living for all...

Author(s):A. A. AKANNI

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