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MORAN, Shane. Economic fables. Kronos [online]. 2010, vol.36, n.1, pp.299-311. ISSN 2309-9585.

    1 See N. Masilela's consideration of Laurens van der Post, and the view of the San as the base and fundamental layer of our unified and multi-complex culture ('The White South African Writer in Our National Situation', Matatu, nos. 3/4 [1987]; available online at [20/6/09] [ Links ]

    2 See M. Wessels, 'Religion and the Interpretation of the /Xam Narratives', Current Writing. Text and Reception in Southern Africa, 20(2), 2008, 44-65, [ Links ]

    3 See M. Wessels, 'Reading the Hartebeest: A Critical Appraisal of Roger Hewitt's Interpretation of the /Xam Narratives', Research in African Literatures, 40(2), 2009, 88-108, [ Links ]

    4 According to Robert Ulin, functional anthropology, informed by instrumental rationality, produced knowledge that was technically utilisable. It worked together with the goal of indirect rule as the application of Durkheimian sociology to the requirements of colonial administration (Understanding Cultures: Perspectives in Anthropology and Sociology (London: Wiley Blackwell, 2001, Second edition), 44-45). [ Links ]

    5 According to Alan James, 'there appears to have been no concept of intellectual property among the /Xam, no narrator could easily claim to be the owner (as opposed to the originator) of a story' (The First Bushman's Path: Stories, Songs and Testimonies of the /Xam of the Northern Cape (Pietermaritzburg: University of Natal Press, 2001), 22). [ Links ]

    6 In the words of John Locke, 'the state of nature has a law of nature to govern it' (Two Treatises of Government, edited by Mark Goldie (London: Everyman, 1993), 117). [ Links ]

    8 See G.W.F. Hegel, Natural Law. The Scientific Ways of Treating Natural Law, Its Place in Moral Philosophy, and Its Relation to the Positive Sciences of Law, trans. T.M. Knox (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1975), 109. [ Links ]

    9 Hegel, Natural Law, 92. [ Links ]

    10 D. Ely, 'Ernst Bloch: Between Neo-Aristotelian Political Thinking and Marxism', edited by David Macauley, Minding Nature: The Philosophers of Ecology (London: Guilford Press, 1996), 135. [ Links ]

    11 See J. Deacon and C. Foster, 'My Heart Stands in the Hill'(Cape Town: Struik, 2005), [ Links ]

    12 Hegel, Natural Law, 130. [ Links ]

    13 Hegel, Natural Law, 130. [ Links ]

    14 See A. Solomon, 'Images, Words and Worlds: The /Xam Testimonies and the Rock Art of the Southern San' in P. Skotnes, ed., Claim to the Country: The Archive of Wilhelm Bleek and Lucy Lloyd (Johannesburg: Jacana, 2007), 149-59, [ Links ]

    15 See M.E. Tigar and M.R. Levy, Law and the Rise of Capitalism (New York: Monthly Review Press, 2000, 2nd edition), [ Links ]

    16 See Tom Huhn's argument that '[t]he imagination's principle (of sympathy) is modeled on that of the reality of shared blood' (Imitation and Society. The Persistence of Mimesis in the Aesthetics of Burke, Hogarth, and Kant (University Park,Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2004), 470). [ Links ]

    17 S. Freud, '"A Child is Being Beaten'. [ Links ]

    A Contribution to the Study of the Origin of Sexual Perversion', Collected Papers of Sigmund Freud, authorised trans. under the supervision of Joan Riviére, 5 vols. (New York: Basic Books, 1959), vol. 2, 182. [ Links ]

    18 See Karl Marx, Capital. A Critique of Political Economy. Volume I. Trans. Samuel Moore and Edward Aveling (New York: Random House, Inc, 1906), 823. [ Links ]

    19 See A.J. Barnard, Anthropology and the Bushmen (Oxford: Berg Publishers, 2007), [ Links ]

    20 Quoted in Rosa Luxemburg, The Accumulation of Capital, trans. Agnes Schwartzschild (London: Routledge Classics, 2003), 344, note 10. [ Links ]