Articles by Author: Tanya Zack

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  1. Architectures of visibility and invisibility: a reflection on the secret affinities of Johannesburg’s cross-border shopping hub

    Architectures of visibility and invisibility: a reflection on the secret affinities of Johannesburg’s cross-border shopping hub

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    The inner city of Johannesburg, South Africa, is the site of an intense wholesale and retail trade in fast fashion. Here mostly migrant entrepreneurs supply billions of rand worth of Chinese apparel to local and cross-border shoppers from across sub-Saharan...
  2. BREEDING BIOLOGY AND INTER-TERRITORY MOVEMENTS IN A FISCAL SHRIKE POPULATION IN KENYA

    BREEDING BIOLOGY AND INTER-TERRITORY MOVEMENTS IN A FISCAL SHRIKE POPULATION IN KENYA

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Zack, S. 1986. Breeding biology and inter-territory movements in a Fiscal Shrike population in Kenya. Ostrich 57: 65–74.
  3. Merging Professional Training and Community Engagement Agendas: A Case Study

    Merging Professional Training and Community Engagement Agendas: A Case Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This case study explored the emancipatory foundations of community work through a schools-based peer support intervention. We use a case study approach to describe the context in which the intervention was developed, its emancipatory theoretical foundations, and the project's implementation...
  4. The Formation of the Self. Nietzsche and Complexity

    The Formation of the Self. Nietzsche and Complexity

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Philosophy
    The purpose of this article is to examine the relationship between the formation of the self and the worldly horizon within which this self achieves its meaning. Our inquiry takes place from two perspectives: the first derived from the Nietzschean...
  5. Narrating the self: Freud, Dennett and complexity theory

    Narrating the self: Freud, Dennett and complexity theory

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Philosophy
    Adopting a materialist approach to the mind has far reaching implications for many presuppositions regarding the properties of the brain, including those that have traditionally been consigned to “the mental” aspect of human being. One such presupposition is the conception...
  6. Peculiarities in Mind; Or, on the Absence of Darwin

    Peculiarities in Mind; Or, on the Absence of Darwin

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Philosophy
    A key failing in contemporary philosophy of mind is the lack of attention paid to evolutionary theory in its research projects. Notably, where evolution is incorporated into the study of mind, the work being done is often described as philosophy...
  7. How not to be a metaethical naturalist –Jesse Prinz on the emotional construction of morals

    How not to be a metaethical naturalist –Jesse Prinz on the emotional construction of morals

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Philosophy
    Jesse Prinz develops a naturalistic metaethical theory with which he purports to sidestep ‘Hume's law’ by demonstrating how, on his theory, in describing what our moral beliefs commit us to we can determine what our moral obligations are. I aim...
  8. The diagnosis and management of struma ovarii

    The diagnosis and management of struma ovarii

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Gynaecological Oncology
    Struma ovarii are a rare type of monodermal teratoma. Preoperative diagnosis of struma ovarii is difficult as the symptoms, clinical presentation and image on ultrasound are often similar to that of ovarian carcinoma. These patients, with mostly benign disease, often...
  9. Harm: The counterfactual comparative account, the omission and pre-emption problems, and well-being

    Harm: The counterfactual comparative account, the omission and pre-emption problems, and well-being

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Philosophy
    The concept of “harm” is ubiquitous in moral theorising, and yet remains poorly defined. Bradley suggests that the counterfactual comparative account of harm is the most plausible account currently available, but also argues that it is fatally flawed, since it...