Articles by Author: Lucy Allais

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  1. Forgiveness and Mercy

    Forgiveness and Mercy

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Philosophy
    This paper argues that forgiveness is not best understood in terms of waiving a requirement of justice, and, specifically, that forgiveness is distinct from mercy. I question some reasons philosophers have given for distinguishing forgiveness and mercy, but argue that...
  2. Dissolving Reactive Attitudes: Forgiving and Understanding

    Dissolving Reactive Attitudes: Forgiving and Understanding

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Philosophy
    In ‘Freedom and Resentment,' Strawson argues that we cannot separate holding people morally responsible for their actions from specific emotional responses, which he calls reactive attitudes, which we are disposed towards in response to people’s actions. Strawson’s view might pose...
  3. Problematising Western philosophy as one part of Africanising the curriculum

    Problematising Western philosophy as one part of Africanising the curriculum

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Philosophy
    This paper argues that one part of the picture of thinking about decolonising the philosophy curriculum should include problematising the notion of Western philosophy. I argue that there are many problems with the idea of Western philosophy, and with the...
  4. Urban and rural differences in HIV/AIDS stigma in five African countries

    Urban and rural differences in HIV/AIDS stigma in five African countries

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Stigma and discrimination have been widely researched, especially within the context of health. In the context of HIV/AIDS, studies have shown that stigma variously impacts on prevention, on accessing treatment, and on care programmes. Decreasing stigma is therefore an important...
  5. Kenyan pastors’ perspectives on communicating about sexual behaviour and HIV

    Kenyan pastors’ perspectives on communicating about sexual behaviour and HIV

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The article presents an analysis of in-depth interviews with 18 leaders of Christian churches in Nairobi, Kenya, regarding the content and context of messages they disseminate to their congregations about sexual behaviour and HIV. The content of messages was nearly...
  6. Stress and coping among student teachers at a South African university: An exploratory study

    Stress and coping among student teachers at a South African university: An exploratory study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article reports findings from an exploratory qualitative study on the lived experience of stress among a convenience sample of 14 South African university student teachers (female = 8, black = 7; age range = 22 to 31). The students...
  7. ‘Celibacy is certainly not for me!’: Transgressive Sexualities in Male Children in Moses Isegawa's <em>Abyssinian Chronicles</em>

    ‘Celibacy is certainly not for me!’: Transgressive Sexualities in Male Children in Moses Isegawa's <em>Abyssinian Chronicles</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Eastern African Literary and Cultural Studies
    Moses Isegawa's representation of young male sexuality in Abyssinian Chronicles draws our attention to sexuality as a mobile process of relation, a provisional, contextually-informed construct which challenges more naturalised assumptions of sexuality as a monolithic biological given. Even though there...