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  1. The first record of Wormian bones in lizards

    The first record of Wormian bones in lizards

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Herpetology
    Wormian bones are accessory bones found between cranial elements. These rare bones vary greatly in size, shape and placement. Wormian bones are well-known in mammals, notably in humans and chimpanzees, but not in lizards. Here we examine the genus Zygaspis,...
  2. Jul'hoan orthography in practice

    Jul'hoan orthography in practice

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This article is an exposition of a new Jul'hoan orthography which has been taught to Jul'hoansi in Bushmanland, Namibia, and which has been found suitable for practical writing and reading. The inadequacies of the two previous ‘official’ and as yet,...
  3. A phonological process analysis of the acquisition and loss of clicks in Xhosa

    A phonological process analysis of the acquisition and loss of clicks in Xhosa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    The aim of this article is to describe the nature and extent of phonological tendencies evident in the acquisition and loss of clicks in the Xhosa language. Based on these tendencies numerous phonological processes are identified that have not been...
  4. BIOLOGY OF THE TRISTAN THRUSH <em>NESOCICHLA EREMITA</em>

    BIOLOGY OF THE TRISTAN THRUSH <em>NESOCICHLA EREMITA</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    M.W. Fraser, P.G. Ryan, W.R.J. Dean, D.J. Briggs, & C.L. Moloney 1994. The biology of the Tristan Thrush Nesocichla eremita. Ostrich 65:14-25.
  5. The Ideal of African Scholarship and its Implications for Introductory Philosophy: the Example of Placide Tempels

    The Ideal of African Scholarship and its Implications for Introductory Philosophy: the Example of Placide Tempels

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Philosophy
    Thinking of an academic discipline in terms of a ‘social practice’ (MacIntyre) helps in formulating what the ideal captured in the slogan ‘African scholarship’ can contribute to the discipline. For every practice is threatened by the attractiveness of goods external...
  6. Creating mutual identification and solidarity in highly diversified societies. The importance of identification by shared participation

    Creating mutual identification and solidarity in highly diversified societies. The importance of identification by shared participation

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Philosophy
    Like the liberal nationalists, we insist that a sense of belonging together is necessary for the practice of an egalitarian democracy. Therefore, we can take a shared national identity as one of the building blocks of the welfare state. However,...
  7. The outside of phenomenology: Jean-Luc Nancy on world and sense<sup>1</sup>

    The outside of phenomenology: Jean-Luc Nancy on world and sense<sup>1</sup>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Philosophy
    In this essay, I examine Jean-Luc Nancy's notion of the sense of the world in relation to the phenomenological investigation of the life-world in Husserl and the worldhood of the world in Heidegger. My aim is to address the reasons...