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Matthew Charlesworth

Matthew Charlesworth
Society of Jesus · South Africa

B.Bus.Sc. (Rhodes), M.Com. (Rhodes), M.A. (London), B.Th. (CUEA), Th.M. (Toronto), S.T.L. (Regis)

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January 2014 - May 2016
Hekima University College, The Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi, Kenya
Position
  • Digital Archivist
January 2003 - December 2004
Rhodes University
Position
  • Senior Bursar
Education
September 2014 - November 2018
University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Field of study
  • Theology
September 2014 - November 2018
Regis College, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Field of study
  • Sacred Theology
July 2011 - May 2014
Hekima University College, The Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi, Kenya
Field of study
  • Theology

Publications

Publications (11)
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An increased emphasis is being placed on ethics in Information Systems. An investigation of: the relevant literature which highlighted the growth of, and importance in understanding the moral philosophies which underlie Computer Ethics; and the official curricula recommendations that have increasingly and consistently recommended inclusion of cours...
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Using the work of B. Lonergan and H.U. von Balthasar to enhance our understanding of the individual within the community, I argue that the African notion of Ubuntu enriches our understanding of humanity through recognizing the role and importance of community. I use Lonergan to show that awareness of another’s humanity leads to a deeper awareness o...
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In recent years a tenth strand, with equal importance to programming, has emerged within the Computer Science and Information Systems discipline-that is of the legal, ethical and social nature of the computer and the Professional who makes use of the computer. With the increasing use of computers in all manner of disciplines, the correct and ethica...
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The first issue of Hekima Review was published in 1988, four years after the official opening of Hekima College. The previous issue, number 50, came off the press at the celebration of the 30th anniversary of Hekima College. Hekima College is happy to provide a General Index covering all items published in issues of Hekima Review from numbers 1 to...
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This thesis examines whether Pleasure could be considered as a genuine element of the Human Good. The nature and criteria for Human Goods are described, with reference to the authors, John Finnis and Timothy Chappell. Their methods are examined and compared. Intelligibility and self-evidence are both seen to be important common elements of their de...
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The development of cybernetics and digital computers prompted the need for a greater exploration of computer ethics. Information ethics, as described by Floridi and Sanders (2003), offers a conceptual basis for such an exploration. This chapter provides an historical perspective on the development of a foundation for the study of computer ethics. A...
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This paper reports research findings based on an empirical survey of ethical awareness undertaken by the authors amongst 233 members of the IT and IT-related industries. The paper first describes the research context before describing the specific research instrument used to conduct the survey and discussing the results of the survey. Findings are...
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__________________________________________________________________________________ This paper examines some of the ethical issues within Information Systems, as well as how they are being dealt with at present in official Curricula recommendations. Building on previous work, the author updates a suggestion on where within the curriculum case studie...
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This paper examines the relationship between SRCs and Student Affairs Administrators within Higher Education in South Africa today. The author believes that a collegial relationship, built upon mutual trust, is necessary for both the SRC and the Student Administration to function optimally. The author's experience at Rhodes University during 2001 w...

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