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Volume 50 (1995), 3


(Original title: O povahe sveta matematiky)
Filozofia, 50 (1995), 3, 131-144.

The paper is concerned with the epistemological analysis of mathematical language. Together with symbolic languages of arithmetics, algebra and of predicate calculus it decsribes also the iconic languages of synthetic, analytical and fractal geometry. Explaining geometric figures as terms and Euclid’s axioms as formative rules of the iconic language makes… Read more

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(Original title: Foucault číta Nietzscheho)
Filozofia, 50 (1995), 3, 145-154.

Foucault explicitly drew upon Nietzsche’s philosophy and he even didn’t hesiatate to speak about his own „fundamental nietzscheism“. His reading of Nietzsche’s works shows, however, not only this affinity, but also his shifting, ordering and selection of these works. In his archeological studies Nietzsche was assigned that place, from which he himself tries to… Read more

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(Original title: Demystifikácia vedomia v „biologickom naturalizme“ Johna Searla)
Filozofia, 50 (1995), 3, 155-163.

The paper questions the consistency of Searle’s explanation of mental phenomena as caused by and realized in the brain structure. The author reveals the controversy between Searle’s conception of consciousness based on causal reduction of mental phenomena and the conception of intentionality, which conceives of the consciousness along with other mental phenomena… Read more

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Reflections - Essays

(Original title: „Normatívna“ verzus „živá“ etika - kresťanský verzus taoisticko-konfuciánsky socio-antropologický model ľudského správania)
Filozofia, 50 (1995), 3, 164-171.
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(Original title: Postmodernizmus ako francúzsky Černobyľ: Foucault o moci/vedení)
Filozofia, 50 (1995), 3, 172-191.
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(Original title: O stredovekej filozofii (A. de Libera))
Filozofia, 50 (1995), 3, 192-194.
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