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Metaphysical Foundations of Aristotle’s Ethics

AristIt is common place to consider Aristotle’s Metaphysics and Ethics completely independently of one another. At the same time there are a number of researchers who argue against this traditional point of view and try to find connection between Ethics and Metaphysics of Aristotle.

In my report I will describe the approach of the authors who suppose that Aristotle’s Ethics has a metaphysical foundation.

And I will show some problem consequences from this point of view. Aristotle’sNicomachean Ethics” starts from two fundamental assumes: Continue reading

Ethics and Politics in Ibn Bajjah Philosophy

ibnu bajjah1The political and ethical thought of the Eastern (Arabic-speaking) peripatetic philosophy has a rich tradition. One of the most prominent representatives of this intellectual school was the Andalusian medieval thinker, scholar and politician Ibn Bajjаh.

The socio-political component of the methodology of Ibn Bajjah was formed both under the influence of the theoretical heritage of ancient Greek philosophy and the Falsafa tradition as well as on the basis of his own experience formed by long years of service at the court of the Almoravids as a wazir. Continue reading

A Scientific Approach to Ethics

ethics-KI think it would be reasonable if normative ethics was developed as a science. The main purpose of this strategy is twofold:

1) to achieve a better progress in development of ethics through moving from extensive unproductive diversity to efficient competition of ideas according to an agreed criteria of scientific method, Continue reading

Between Ontology and Ethics (abstracts)

ethics-KPost-Ontological Thinking in Kant and Levinas

Both Kant and Levinas criticize (traditional) ontology‘s imperialistic nature and agree about the primacy of ethics over theory. Despite this concurrence, Levinas nevertheless criticizes all aspects of Kant‘s turn towards ethics. Continue reading

University ethics 2018

studentThe concept of “university ethics” is connected with notions – professional ethics, academic ethics, university culture, corporate ethics, etc., but not the same thing.

University ethics and academic ethics are both private and general concepts of academic ethos. The subject field of university ethics is the principles of the development of knowledge, norms, values in the university. The place of the university in society is changing today. Continue reading

The purity of intentions: Science, Art & Ethics

Art and EthicsScience, Art and Ethics are three whales that support the integrity of the contemporary world, which is characterized by the expansion of the reality, by the expansion of consciousness and the expansion of the semantic boundaries of reality. Perhaps during the late Middle Ages, Science was inextricably linked with Art (alchemy books, for example). Continue reading

Biohacking: from knowledge production to knowledge discovery

Biohacking3Active inclusion of civil experts in production of scientific knowledge generates the phenomenon which Alan Irwin defined as civil science. Various forms of civil science are wide spread today.

The civil science is a space of dialogue between scientists and citizens, involvement in scientific research of nonprofessional. Biohacking represents a striking example of civil participation in production of scientific knowledge. Continue reading

Value conflicts in the publication ethics in modern university

plagiat23The desire to ensure the high quality of scientific literature determines the formation and cultivation of the values of publication ethics in the modern academic community. Back in 1997, the International Committee of Publication Ethics (COPE) was established, which has been advising editors and publishers of scientific literature on issues of Continue reading

Ethics of responsibility in the case of using drons and combat robots

dronsModern achievements of technological progress (unmanned aerial vehicle, robots, etc.) and their involvement in warfare emphasize the need to revise the ethics of responsibility and the formation of a new concept for ethical discourse.

Nowadays, technology can make accurate Continue reading

Compromise as a means for resolving value conflict

propagandistSpecificity values conflicts in professional ethics is determined by the specificity of the professions themselves. In some they can be resolved quite simply, within the framework of established procedures, regulated by professional codes, others have indeed cause dramatic consequences, up to the split in society.

Among those with good reason can be Continue reading