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Ethics as the Philosophy of Religion

(Original title: Etika ako filozofia praxe?)
Filozofia, 51 (1996), 8, 514-520.
Type of work: Papers
Publication language: Slovak

From the seventies of this century on we witness an unprecedent development of ethics within the frame of philosophy. The question is, which definition of ethics should be taken as decisive: the descriptive, or the normative one? The paper is concerned with the normativness of ethics. Attention is paid to a fundamental shift in normative ethics, which becomes evident from its comparison! with its earlier conceptions. It is this shift itself, which becomes the subject of discussions together with the key notion “the change of paradign” as its main characteristics.

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