Other writing

‘Contesting the Narrow Approach to Intellectual Decolonisation, or How Martin Heidegger Captured an African University’, New Agenda: South African Journal of Social and Economic Policy, no. 73, second quarter 2019, pp. 29-33

‘South Africa’s New Puritans—Echoes from the Past’, The Witness, 23 January 2019, p. 12, first published in Business Day

‘Philosophy Plays Role in Thinking About Social Equality’, New Agenda: South African Journal of Social and Economic Policy, no. 69, second quarter 2018, pp. 26-29

‘Why Government Loans Are the Fairest Way to Fund South Africa’s Students’, The Conversation (Africa), 4 October 2016, also published in The Sowetan and Finweek

Review: Pedro Tabensky & Sally Matthews (ed.), Being at Home: Race, Institutional Culture and Transformation at South African Higher Education Institutions, New Agenda, no. 62, second quarter 2016, p. 45

‘Free University Education Is Not the Route to Social Justice’, The Conversation (Africa), 27 October 2015, also published in Mail & Guardian

‘‘So White You’ve Got to Wear Shades’’, Mail & Guardian (Getting Ahead & MBAs supplement), 21-27 August 2015, p. 2

‘Creating a Society of Equals’, Cape Times, 12 August 2014, p. 9

Review: Ken Kalfus, Equilateral, Times Literary Supplement, 29 November 2013, p. 25

‘Coetzee in his Castle’, The London Magazine, October/November 2013, pp. 107-116

Review: Mia Couto, The Tuner of Silences, Times Literary Supplement, 19 April 2013, p. 21

‘The Problem with Paolo Sorrentino’, The London Magazine, 12 April 2013

Review: Thomas Blom Hansen, Melancholia of Freedom, The South African, 12 April 2013

Review: Lorin Stein and Sadie Stein (ed.), The Paris Review Presents the Art of the Short Story, Times Literary Supplement, 8 March 2013, p. 30

Review: Dido and Aeneas, Time Out (London), 17 January 2013

Review: Fiona Forde, An Inconvenient Youth: Julius Malema and the ‘new’ ANCThe South African, 24 October 2012

‘Germany’s Naked Truth’, BBC History Magazine, vol. 13, no. 9, September 2012, pp. 36-40

‘A Riddle Dissolved’, The London Magazine, December 2011/January 2012, pp. 78-83

‘Has Houellebecq Lost La Haine?’, The London Magazine, October/November 2011, pp. 100-110

‘Terence Rattigan’s Theatre of the Unspoken’, The London Magazine, June/July 2011, pp. 69-77

‘The Holy Family’, Total Politics, 19 April 2011

‘Who Owns the Fair Ground?’, Left Foot Forward, 6 February 2011

‘Political Rhetoric: You Know—or Do You?’, The Economist, 14 October 2010, p. 36