Volume 75 (2020), 10
The article presents the concept of ecological civilization and examines some of its aspects and its philosophical background. It points to the problem of understanding the concepts of culture and civilization, also in relation to the understanding of civilization as a further stage in the development of society. The ecological civilization should overcome the… Read more
The subject of this study are the axial features of social change that exhibit the environmental and economic tendencies towards crisis and civilisational risk. Change also affects the identifying marks of rationality that should be processing and evaluating the transformation of post-industrial countries during the Anthropocene, and directing human behaviour… Read more
With a certain degree of idealization, we could mark 2019 as a year of environmental awakening or a year of environmental citizenship. The increasing impacts of the environmental crisis have led to mass activism and worldwide demonstrations against the lack of active approach of the political elites towards the environment, but also against the carelessness of… Read more
Intertemporal decision making research in the fields of psychology and behavioral economy (Mischel et al. 1972, Kahneman & Tversky 1979, Loewenstein & Prelec 1992, O’Donoghue & Rabin 1999) shows that people are less concerned about distant future benefits than about outcomes that arrives sooner. Although the economy of “sooner rather than later”, i. e… Read more
On the Problems of the Methodology of Empirical Sciences. Comments on the Book Methodological Aspects of Science by L. Bielik
In this article, the author draws reader's attention to the more noteworthy Slovak monographs dedicated to the problem of methodology of science and philosophy of science and then presents a review of the book Methodological Aspects of Science by L. Bielik (2019) which focuses mainly on the methodological aspects of empirical sciences.
The main problem which the author solves in this essay, is the question, why man (Homo Sapiens) has so much devastated the nature in the Modern Age. His answer is that humans have always been interfering in nature, however, in the Modern Age science has helped them a lot. For a very long time, humans have not been aware of the fact that they are is devastating the… Read more