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Editorial

(Original title: A Word about Daniel Dennett (1942 – 2024))
Filozofia, vol. 79 (2024), No 5, 469 - 470.
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Original Articles

(Original title: Cesta k inteligencii: Nadmerné zjednodušenie a samokontrola)
Filozofia, vol. 79 (2024), No 5, 471 - 482.
Abstract
This article offers some reflections on some features of human consciousness that are in need of an explanation. I wish to see if these features could be understood as solutions to design problems, solutions arrived at by evolution, but also, in the individual, as a result of a process of unconscious self-design. I consider this issue in the context of work in AI on… Read more
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(Original title: How is Self-Fashioning Possible? Nietzsche on Agency and Freedom)
Filozofia, vol. 79 (2024), No 5, 538 - 552.
Abstract
In this paper I shall explore how self-fashioning, as conceived by Friedrich Nietzsche, is possible. My goal is to show that self-fashioning is not jeopardized by Nietzsche’s determinism and his rejection of traditional ideas of selfhood, agency, and freedom. First, I shall clarify why the abandonment of this traditional conception of human beings is seen by some as… Read more
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Introduction - Generative AI

(Original title: Brave New Bytes: Navigating the Ethical and Philosophical Frontiers of Generative AI)
Filozofia, vol. 79 (2024), No 5, 483 - 485.
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Original Articles - Generative AI

(Original title: Bridges Without Foundation? Why the Use of AI Tools in Academia Needs to Build on Ethics First)
Filozofia, vol. 79 (2024), No 5, 486 - 500.
Abstract
The paper makes the case for establishing ethically substantiated foundations for using AI tools before turning to more detailed issues. First, I point out AI tools’ potential benefits in academia. Second, I discuss the risks of missing out on building ethically substantiated foundations by shifting the focus too much on specific questions. To illustrate this risk, I… Read more
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(Original title: Can and Should Language Models Act Politically? Hannah Arendt’s Theory of Action in Comparison with Generative AI)
Filozofia, vol. 79 (2024), No 5, 501 - 513.
Abstract
At the heart of the debate about generative or autonomous AI is the concern that it could take action away from humans. Hannah Arendt, who gave the concept of action a political profile and opposed the automation tendencies of modernity, provides a basis for assessing fears that humans will cede their political action to AI. After an introduction to Arendt’s… Read more
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(Original title: AI Text Generators and the Truth Paradigm: Considerations from a Phenomenological Perspective)
Filozofia, vol. 79 (2024), No 5, 514 - 528.
Abstract
NLP has opened a new level for artificial intelligence: the truth. But AI text generators do not tell the truth reliably. That creates the contradiction of a truth-seeking authority saying something untrue. The paradigm of truth seems to be under attack. The threat of accepting AI as having the ability to speak truth pushes a model to a stereotype of truth that… Read more
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Reflections - Generative AI

(Original title: Reconsidering Agency in the Age of AI)
Filozofia, vol. 79 (2024), No 5, 529 - 537.
Abstract
The expansive development of AI technologies challenges our conventional understanding of agency, which has traditionally been anchored in the human capacity for autonomous action and decision-making. As human-AI interactions become increasingly complex, the boundary between human and machine agency is continuously breached, prompting a reconsideration of the concept… Read more
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Book Reviews

(Original title: Jana Benická: Staroveká čínska filozofia a myslenie)
Filozofia, vol. 79 (2024), No 5, 553 - 556.
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(Original title: František Mihina (ed.): Osobnosti slovenskej filozofie 20. storočia)
Filozofia, vol. 79 (2024), No 5, 557 - 560.
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Scientific Events

(Original title: Philosophy Day 2023)
Filozofia, vol. 79 (2024), No 5, 561 - 565.
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Obituary

(Original title: In Memoriam Daniel Dennett (1942 – 2024))
Filozofia, vol. 79 (2024), No 5, 566 - 573.
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