Civilizations’ Causes of Emigration. The Philosophical Dimension Cover Image

Cywilizacyjne przyczyny emigracji. Aspekt filozoficzny
Civilizations’ Causes of Emigration. The Philosophical Dimension

Author(s): Henryk Kiereś
Subject(s): Philosophy
Published by: Fundacja »Lubelska Szkoła Filozofii Chrześcijańskiej«
Keywords: emigration; culture; civilization; personalism; anthropology; politics;

Summary/Abstract: The purpose of this article is to resolve the issue of depending on, whether the derivation of emigration from a particular type of civilization. At the outset the author considers the problem of emigration as an object of scientific and policy issue. Emigration is the cultural fact or more precisely – the fact of civilization, and its causes, consequences and variations are subject to a number of science and university disciplines. Science is guided by purely cognitive goals, but its explanations are important, and even binding on the policy, because emigration is essentially a political problem. The author then discusses the history of the formation of the social life of man, and analyzes the phenomenon of emigration - its nature, types and causes. He analyzes also the issue of emigration from the point of view of different types of civilizations. In conclusion the author points out that only personalistic anthropology ensures the development of civilization and culture. The condition for any progress in community life is the progress in the field of morality, because only on this basis people make voluntary social institutions and material culture, and will spare no work and dedication to ensure their own civilization sustainable historically being.

  • Issue Year: 2013
  • Issue No: 23
  • Page Range: 17-28
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: Polish