Volume 4 (2013). Issue 2

Narratives of (Mad) Desire

Timo Airaksinen

Satisfied desires make you happy. Desires are fantasy narratives a person tells about her life and goals. They focus on intentional objects that are happiness-makers for the person: to achieve them is supposed to make one happy. Normally, order such objects are good things and their context is seen in a positive manner. However, stomach the goals may also be hurtful, as the person herself sees it. more »

Hermeneutic Notion of a Human Being as an Acting and Suffering Person: Thinking with Paul Ricoeur

Andrew Wiercinski

Acting and suffering subjectivity makes a grand sujet in Ricoeur’s philosophy. In his Time and Narrative Ricoeur created the notion of narrative identity which is an individual internalized and evolving life strory. The narrative alone might define the “who”. Whoever lives and exists, suffers. Ricoeur metaphorically defined life as a cloth. more »

Belief as a Cognitive and Practical Commitment

Sophie Djigo

Exploring the idea of a more practical relationship between the agent and his own mental life leaves room for reconsidering the relevance of the familiar analogy between reasons for belief and reasons for action. Even if their difference is usually admitted, they are also treated as equivalent, in the sense that the connection between reasons to believe and the arising belief would be analogous to the connection between reasons for action and the arising action. more »

Does our past have a motivational effect? Our reasons for acting: Sartre’s philosophy of action

Yoann Malinge

The goal of my paper is to consider how one chooses one’s own action. First, I will try to understand how both his past and his environment can condition someone’s action. According to Sartre, we can act without being determined by our past which is always separated from us. It will be important to understand how such a process is possible. Is man completely free to act? more »

Action, objective, intersubjectivity: towards a theory of social action

Francesco Forlin

The reflection on intersubjectivity is a central question in the contemporary philosophical debate. In this field, medications current practical philosophy faces one of the most difficult challenges. Apparently, viagra 40mg the research for a foundation of the intersubjective level seems to lead inevitably towards the abandonment of the logical-foundation theory on which the philosophy had been based up until Hegel. In this report, dosage however, I would like to attempt something different. more »

On Reyes Mate’s Theory of the Victim: Meta- ethical Sketches on Injustice

Katarzyna Gan-Krzywoszyńska & Piotr Leśniewski

The aim of our paper is twofold. Firstly, link very original approach to the question of victims elaborated very thoroughly by Reyes Mate is presented. Unfortunately, help his conceptualization of victimology is relatively little known outside Spanish and Latin American culture. It is meant as a basis for adequate theory of injustice and justice. more »

Bratman i prakseologia minimalna

Piotr Makowski

The paper is an introductory essay to the Polish translation of M.E. Bratman?s paper The Fecundity of Planning Agency. Instead of summarizing the main drifts of Bratman?s work, order the author tries to show a few important parallels between his approach to action theory and the so-called praxiology (or ?theory of efficient action?) proposed by Tadeusz Kotarbinski. more »

Płodność działalności planowanej

Michael E. Bratman

As normal adult human agents we have a remarkable trio of capacities. First, erectile we are capable of acting over time in ways that involve important forms of intentional cross-temporal organization and coordination. Second, store we are capable of acting together with others in ways that go significantly beyond standard forms of strategic interaction. Third, diagnosis we are capable of self-governance. more »

O separacji między prawem i moralnością. Glosa do Czystej teorii prawa Hansa Kelsena

Marta Huk

This paper is dedicated to the problem of separation legal and moral order from the perspective of Kelsen`s Pure Theory of Law. In discussing the need for such a separation, viagra buy the author shows its relevant consequences. According to the most controversial of them, the ?amoral law? seems to be a very sovereign normative concept. more »

Oceny moralne w procesie wyrokowania przez sąd karny

Paweł Mazur

An overview is designed to be an introduction to problems of moral evaluations within criminal process. It is stated that evaluations necessarily contribute to sentences ́ guilty or unguilty and judges pass them to achieve justice. Let us call chosen institutions of penal law to show how problematic axiological reasoning and evaluative procedures can really be. more »

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