Article of the Day: Monster or Human?

IS THERE A DIFFERENCE? NO, SAYS MARY SHELLEY’S FRANKENSTEIN. Despite being published nearly 200 years ago, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein continues to dominate popular culture. The story charts the tragic happenings of Victor Frankenstein, devoted student of natural philosophy, as he becomes a creator, gives life to a pseudo-human monster and suffers the consequences. Even those 

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Son of CPUT Acting Head Dies in Accident

Cape Town – The son of Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) acting vice-chancellor John Volmink, also named John Volmink, died after being hit by a car while on his way home in Rosebank, Joburg. According to his father, the 33-year-old – fondly known as JJ – was crossing the road when a car knocked 

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Article of the Day: Obstacles to Practicing Professional Ethics in Real Life

Just when you thought it was safe to leave the classroom… Research shows that professionals often make bad or at least non-optimal ethical judgments even when they know the right thing to do. Why might well-educated professionals take ethical missteps? In a recent article, Eugene Soltes, an associate professor at Harvard Business School, discusses three 

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