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Active approach to public life (in ethics of social consequences)
Active approach to public life (in ethics of social consequences)

Author(s): Katarína Komenská
Subject(s): Social Philosophy, Sociology
Published by: Wyższa Szkoła Ekonomiczno-Humanistyczna
Keywords: public; public discourse; moral agent; responsibility; activity

Summary/Abstract: The presented study has two main goals, firstly to introduced public sphere as a moral space which is nowadays in a sort of moral crisis and apathy. Secondly, the study critically introduces three questions which author considers as problematic in the contemporary ethical discourse on public life: who is the subject of public life, who carries the responsibility for the decisions made in public discourse, and how subject appears in it. All these questions will be reflected through the perspective of ethics of social consequences, a non-utilitarian consequential ethical theory developed in Slovak academic environment.

  • Issue Year: 2019
  • Issue No: 9
  • Page Range: 189-199
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: English