All documentation created for, through or by the Unit is available for download. Our library contains completed Master's and Doctoral theses, academic articles and book chapters, articles in popular and news media, unpublished articles and reports, and opinion pieces submitted through our e-group. Reviews of recommended articles, books and films are also provided. Doctoral Theses
- TALJAARD, MV. Gemeenskapsontwikkeling as dinamiese proses: 'n Wysgerig-etiese ondersoek. [Community development as dynamic process: A philosophical-ethical inquiry] D.Phil. (Philosophy). Promotor: Prof JP Hattingh. Co-promotor: Prof CJ Groenewald (Sosiologie). Completed: January 1997.
- VOGES, FWJ. Implementing environmental values in management. A theoretical overview and case studies. D.Phil. (Philosophy). Promotor. Prof J.P. Hattingh. Completed: March 1998.
- BURNS, MER. Environmental ethics as a key determinant of environmental assessment process and methodology. D.Phil. (Philosophy). Promotor: Prof JP Hattingh. Co-promotor: Prof LW Canter, University of Oklahoma.
Academic Articles & Conference Proceedings
- VOGES, FWJ. Corporate management, systems paradigm, ethics. A philosophical-ethical investigation into the implications of the ethical values of the systems paradigm for corporate environmental management in developing countries. M.A. (Philosophy) cum laude. 1995, 358pp.
- SCHAFER, G. Bioregionalism and contextual discourse: towards a postmodern environmentalism in South Africa. M.Phil. (Applied Ethics). Promotor: Prof JP Hattingh. Completed: March 1998.
- MACFARLANE, I. An evaluation and prioritisation of dispute resolution procedures in the context of sustainable development. M.Phil. (Applied Ethics). Promotor: Prof JP Hattingh. Completed: March 1998.
- DE BEER, H. Omgewingsetiek en omgewingsbewaring: 'n wysgerig-etiese perspektief op bewaringswetgewing, -beleid en strategieë in Suid-Afrika. M.A. (Philosophy). Promotor: Prof JP Hattingh. Completed: March 1998.
- MARINCOWITZ, F. Postmodernism and ecological feminism. M.A. (Philosophy), cum laude. Promotor: Prof JP Hattingh. Completed: December 1998.
- MKHIZE, SFM. Social ecology and sustainability: towards rationality and ethics in agriculture. Mphil. (Applied Ethics). 91 pp. Promotor: Prof JP Hattingh. Completed: December 1998.
- MOTSHELANOKA, L. Two research essays: 1. Health of the community vs profit making by Durban Deep Mine: A case study. 2. The Grootvlei saga: A conflict and its resolution. M.Phil. (Applied Ethics). December 1998. 78 pp. Promotor: Prof JP Hattingh.
- BAUGHAN, H. Science, society, technology and holistic modes of thought. M.Phil. (Value Analysis and Policy Studies) cum laude, December 1999. 220 pp. Promotor: Prof JP Hattingh.
- PATTERSON, C. The morality and ethics of hunting: Towards common ground. M.Phil. (Applied Ethics), December 1999. 84pp. Promotor: Prof JP Hattingh.
- VAN RENSBURG, E. The environmental implications of the ethical tenets of policies. M.Phil. (Applied Ethics) cum laude, December 1999. 181pp. Promotor: Prof JP Hattingh.
- CHANNING, J. District development forums? Towards an alternative to current land reform policy in South Africa. M.Phil. (Applied Ethics). March 2000. 101 pp. Promotor: Prof JP Hattingh.
- MOLEPO, RE. An ethical evaluation of the referral system in primary health care in the West Rand region. M.Phil. (Applied Ethics). December 2000. 74 pp. Promotor: Prof JP Hattingh.
- LANDMAN, L. Restoring shalom in the economy. December 2000. MA (Philosophy) cum laude 96 pp. Promotor: Prof JP Hattingh.
- BADENHORST, C. On the ethics of hunting. MA (Applied Ethics). Promotor: Prof JP Hattingh.
- Value Issues in Decision-Making about Nuclear Power Generation:
An Ethical Analysis - 284kB Zipped Adobe Acrobat document
- Meeting Ethical Challenges in Environmental Decision-Making:
A Case Study in Cape Town and Surrounds - 285kB Adobe Acrobat document
- Ethics and Environmental Decision-Making:
A Case Study in Cape Town and Surrounds - 220kB Adobe Acrobat document
- An Opinion Survey of Ethical Concerns in Environmental Decision-Making in
Cape Town and Surrounds: The Base Line of 2002 - 1 963kB Adobe Acrobat document
- Roodefontein: Can We Use This Conflict to Formulate Solutions?
- 59kB Adobe Acrobat document
- Oil Exploration, Exploitation and Exportation in the Niger Delta of Nigeria:
A Case Study of OML 68 - 118 kB Adobe Acrobat document
- HATTINGH, JP. Are we there yet? Taking stock of three decades of environmental ethics. Growing together. Proceedings of the annual conference and workshops of the Environmental Education Association of Southern Africa (EEASA). Rhodes Universiteit, Grahamstad, 1999, p. 50 - 78.
- HATTINGH, JP. Culture, Difference, Power and Multiculturalism. Pluralism as a philosophical problem. Proceedings of the annual meeting held on 29 and 30 October 1999 of the Center for Ethics Catholic University of Nijmegen (CEKUN) and the Zentrum für Ethik in die Wissenschaften (ZEW Tübingen). CEKUN WERKDOKUMENT 3. Nijmegen 1999. Peer reviewed publication.
- HATTINGH, JP. Finding creativity in the diversity of environmental ethics. Southern African Journal Of Environmental Education. No. 19, 1999: 68-84. Refereed publication.
- HATTINGH, JP. Environmental struggle and the politics of meaning. Developing Alternatives Vol. 1, Nr. 1: January 2000: 38 -51 (a newly established refereed journal from DevFTI - Development Facilitation and Training Institute - University of the North, Pietersburg).
Unpublished Articles and Reports
- HATTINGH, JP. Human dimensions of invasive alien species in philosophical perspective: towards an ethic of conceptual responsibility. In Jeffrey A. McNeely (ed.), The great reshuffling. Human dimensions of invasive alien species. IUCN: The World Concervation Union: Gland, Switzerland. 2001, pp. 183-194.
- HATTINGH, JP. Wat is omgewingsetiek? 'n Verkennende studie. (What is environmental ethics: A survey) Report on an NRF Research Project. October 1997. Refereed report.
- HATTINGH, JP. Notes on a number of internal tensions within the concept of sustainable development. Research Report. University of Stellenbosch. July 2000. 18 pp.
- HATTINGH, JP and LANDMAN, L (NOW SEELIGER) Comments on the proposed waste management system of Swartklip Products: A case study in environmental ethics. Case study of the Western Cape Environmental Ethics Forum. October 2000. 45 pp.
- LANDMAN, L. Implementing the radically contested concept of sustainable development. In 2001 submitted for publication in The South African Geographical Journal. (18 pp.)
Reviews of recommended reading and film