Volume 51 (1996), 5
The autors focuse on the problem of moral responsibility in H. Jonas’ ethics of social consequences. While by Jonas the attention is paid mainly to global moral responsibility, in the consequentialist ethics the individual, and social levels of moral responsibility of moral subject are intertwinned.
The paper is a comparative study: it compares the traditional European ideas based on Christian conception of death and after death life with the classical oriental philosophical conceptions and worldviews. The Christian conception is compared with Indian and Chinese nonsubstantial ontological theories as „nirvana“, i.e. blowing out into a stream of formless… Read more
From Young Writers’ Competition
The aim of the paper is to show one part of Searle’s conception of intentionality in its relationship to the problem of intensionality. A short characteristics of intensionality is given, followed by the outline of Searle’s concept of intentionality and intentional states, leaving out the problems of intensionality concerning modal contexts. Finally, the autor… Read more
The paper delas with the critique of Kant’s conception of the relation between apriority and necessity given by S. Kripke in his work Naming and Necessity. A short retrospective outline of the Kantian, resp. traditional interpretation of the above metioned realtion is offered, followed by the explication of Kripke’s argumentation against this conception.… Read more