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    • The aporetic interweaving of relativity and relativism in Derrida’s thinking 

      Hurst, Andrea (University of the Free State, 2005)
      English: The connection between relativity and relativism both clarifies and is clarified by Derrida’s thinking. To show this, I shall first associate each term with compatible Derridean terms. “Economy”, “structure”, ...
    • The application of philosophical tools to the theme of relativity and relativism 

      Visagie, Johann (University of the Free State, 2005)
      English: This article initially describes a specific conception of philosophical tools — models of coherence at various levels and in different contexts of philosophical analysis. The overall purpose is to apply some of ...
    • The contemporary context of relativity and relativism 

      Olivier, Bert (University of the Free State, 2005)
      English: In this paper an analogy is drawn between certain features of Einstein’s Special Theory of Relativity and the model of signification encountered in the work of the post-structuralists Lacan and Derrida. This analogy ...
    • Relativity and relativism: historical and systematic considerations 

      Strauss, Danie (University of the Free State, 2005)
      English: A brief overview of the emergence of the relativistic challenge to the so-called “exact” natural sciences, such as mathematics and physics, is followed by an analysis of the crisis that Husserl experienced in ...