Eugène Nielen Marais was a South African lawyer, naturalist, poet and writer. He has been His book Die Siel van die Mier (The Soul of the Ant but usually given in English as the Soul of the White Ant) was plagiarised by Nobel laureate. Sedert die tweede druk van die tweede uitgawe in was Die siel van die mier egter slegs as ‘n skaars tweedehandse eksemplaar beskikbaar. Hierdie. This essay traces two research programmes in broad strokes. Both programmes start from the same observation — the behaviour of an ant (or termite) colony.

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View all items in the bidorbuy category Afrikaans Non-Fiction. Some genres we love, some leave us indifferent and some we hate. Style Tips and Tricks. The essay suggests that the current emphasis of inquiry at tertiary education institutions embraces utility to the extent that it displaces pure insight — and hence the ability to explain and, ultimately, the ability to teach. Your dke is currently empty For one programme such behaviour is indicative of intelligence; for the other it is indicative of collective instinct.

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Die Siel van die Mier – Eugene Marais

Journal of Southern African Studies. In some chapters there is not a ide but would have clamoured for these; and the letterpress would have been swallowed up by vast masses of comment, like one of those dreadful books we hated so much at school.

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We have all been there, had our breath taken away by stylish women and men. The wound was not fatal, and Marais therefore put the gun barrel in his mouth and pulled the trigger. This is an ex-library copy with library stamps to the back of the title page.

Style Tips and Tricks We have all been there, had our breath taken away by stylish women and men. Maeterlinck’s own words in The Life of Termites indicate that the possible discovery or accusation of plagiarism worried him:. Is this ad yours? Do not worry, after you read this post you will be the hostess with the mostest; your guests are guaranteed to come rushing back!


In the poem Waar Tebes in die stil woestynhe writes as translated into English by J.

Eugène Marais

Imagine you are out on a hike or adventure in the wilderness and your luck runs out. Are you excited to throw a dinner party, but terrified at the thought?

Marais — writer, lawyer and naturalist. Archived from the original on 15 Due Visit our blog Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. O tune with grief laden on the east wind’s drone, like the song of a maiden in her love made alone.

Those who admitted the involvement of our moral instincts and corrupting intellect in producing the upset state of the human condition and who attempted to explain how those elements produced that upset psychosis. View all Buyer Feedback. One drop of dew glistens on each grass-blade’s fold and fast does it pale to frost in the cold!

O cold is the windlet and spare. An Item has been added to cart x. Maeterlinck’s other works on entomology include The Life of the Ant Some genres we love, some leave us indifferent and some we hate. Basic Survival Tips You might be thinking: He was the first person to study the behaviour of wild primates, and his observations continue to be cited in contemporary evolutionary biology.

He clearly desired his readers to infer that he had arrived at certain of my theories the result of ten years of hard labour in the veld by his own unaided reason, although he admits that he never saw a termite in his life. Accept terms and conditions and privacy policy. Both programmes start from the same observation — the behaviour of an ant or termite colony and the ability of the ant colony to act in a collective manner to achieve goals that the individual ant cannot. However, under pressure from his friends, he entered the Inner Temple to study law.


The dust wrapper is in fair condition with some chipping and loss to the back flap. He is acknowledged as the father of the scientific study of the behaviour of animals, known as Ethology.

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And yet, their clothes proved to be pretty ordinary on closer examination. Some of his finest poems deal with the wonders of life and nature, but he also wrote about inexorable death.

Marais’ work as a naturalist, although by no means trivial he was one of the first scientists to practise ethology and was repeatedly acknowledged as such by Robert Ardrey and others [6]gained less public attention and appreciation than his contributions as a literalist. Author Olivier, Martin S.

Boards a little rubbed with a few light marks. He has been hailed as an intellectual genius and an Afrikaner hero. The primary intention of the essay is not to assess the claims of intelligence found, but to consider the rationale of the researchers involved in the two programmes for doing such research. He discovered the Waterberg Cycad, which was named after him Encephalartos eugene-maraisii.

In — still in his mid-twenties — Marais went to London to read medicine.

Do you know what to do next? Seller Reviews Buyer Feedback for Pierneefonline Die verhaal van Eugene N. Metadata Show full item record. However, Marais gained a measure of renown as the aggrieved party and as an Afrikaner researcher who had opened himself up to plagiarism because he published in Afrikaans out of nationalistic loyalty. Marais accused Maeterlinck of having used his concept of the “organic unity” of the termitary in his book.

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