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Volume 77 (2022), 5

Original Articles

(Original title: Je možné pomocou Skowovej teórie kauzálnej explanácie kritizovať Hempelove štandardné príklady na nekauzálnu explanáciu?)
Filozofia, 77 (2022), 5, 311 - 324.
Abstract

The paper attempts to respond to some possible objections that could be raised by Skow’s theory of explanation against the two standard examples of non-causal explanation given by Hempel. If these objections would prevail the two standard non-causal examples could be reconstructed as causal explanations. In this paper it is argued that this kind of reconstruction… Read more

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(Original title: Nietzsche’s Concept of Decadence of the Individual)
Filozofia, 77 (2022), 5, 325 - 338.
Abstract

This article aims to analyze and elucidate Nietzsche’s concept of decadence, which has often been mentioned in Nietzsche studies and thus feels familiar, but in fact has not been thoroughly analyzed. As Nietzsche describes many phenomena in terms of decadence and the extension of the term may be seen as too broad, some would think we cannot construct one picture… Read more

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(Original title: Pojem verzus koncepcia spravodlivosti v analytickej filozofii práva (2. časť))
Filozofia, 77 (2022), 5, 339 - 356.
Abstract

The article is a continuation of the author’s contribution Concept vs. Conception of Justice in Analytic Philosophy of Law (Filozofia 2022/4). It focuses on explaining polysemy as a kind of linguistic indeterminacy that constitutes one of the main reasons why courts come to interpret legal texts. The study discusses polysemy from the perspective of the theory of… Read more

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(Original title: Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka’s Phenomenology of Life and its Connections with Roman Ingarden’s Phenomenology)
Filozofia, 77 (2022), 5, 357 - 370.
Abstract

The aim of the article is to present those elements in classical phenomenology which inspired Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka (1923 – 2014) to develop her own concept of the phenomenology of life and the creative human condition. Therefore, her philosophical position will not be presented with references to the key questions of transcendental phenomenology, since she… Read more

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Reflections

(Original title: Tělo a pocity: tři ideje k ontologii emocí)
Filozofia, 77 (2022), 5, 371 - 379.
Abstract

The paper describes different ways in which emotions are felt by the body-Based on phenomenological philosophy, an enactive approach in the cognitive sciences, and contemporary psychology, the article puts forward three arguments for the corporeality of emotion. Emotion is bodily because 1. bodily sensations provide context to an emotional situation; 2. the basic… Read more

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Discussions - Polemics

(Original title: Na ceste zo zajatia)
Filozofia, 77 (2022), 5, 380 - 390.
Abstract

The paper reflects worries about the legitimacy of using expressions “analytic philosophy” and “continental philosophy” as mutually contradicting. I argue that scholars’ inability to comprehend the divide is due to misunderstandings concerning the origin and function of language. The attempt to overcome the “bewitchment by language” has been initiated by L.… Read more

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