Congratulations to the winners of the School of Philosophy's annual Essay Competition!
The winners in the two categories are:
1st Prize (R2000): Rethabile Sere
Essay title: "Utilizing Steve Biko’s Philosophy as a Catalyst to Help the Black Man, Specifically in South Africa, Find Contentment in Himself"
2nd Prize (R1500): Thato Mokhomong
Essay title: "Merleau-Ponty’s Critique on Empiricism and Rationalism From an Embodied Perspective"
3rd Prize (R1000): Mashele Rosemary
Essay title: "The notion of Ubuntu in Relation to Quarantining Practices"
Honourable mention: Keabetswe Siwe
Essay title: "The Covid-19 Pandemic: An Essay"
1st Prize (R2000): Ndu Goeieman
Essay title: "Does Happiness Truly Exist Or Is It A Necessary Fallacy To Allow Us To Continue Living Our Lives?"
2nd Prize (R1500): Ernie Else
Essay title: "A Brief Inquiry Into Oneness and Ecofeminism"
3rd Prize (R1000): Pienaar Rossouw
Essay title: "On Moral Luck and Happiness"
Honourable mention: Peter Verbeek
Essay title: "Social Justice as Basis for Implementing a Flat Rate for Electricity and Water Per Month"