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Janez Juhant, Bojan Zalec (Eds.)
Person and Good
Man and His Ethics in the Postmodern World
Reihe: Theology East - West / Theologie Ost - West
Bd. 6, 2006, 336 S., 19.90 EUR, 19.90 CHF, br., ISBN 3-8258-9240-9

From the old times on, doubtless ethics presents an important part of philosophy, mainly as guidance for solving practical problems. In the times of big social changes the ethical questions arise anew. The current times of scientific and technological radical changes, of globalization and instability, demand up-to-date ethical discussion and answers.

According to all the differences in the world, which occur because of the media and technological capabilities present in the consciousness of ordinary people, one should ask himself how to find the directions of the action and activity of an individual, of people, of humanity. And as a result of the rapid development of scientific and technological power, the things are becoming more and more complicated and potentially dangerous. What was in the past solved only by God and by the nature itself, it is today also essentially influenced by humans themselves. Hence, the ethics and morality are far more important as they used to be and they concern the survival of humanity as such. However, the authors in this book have been trying to face these problems.

Janez Juhant ist Professor für Philosophie an der Theologischen Fakultät der Universität Ljubljana und Vorstand des Lehrstuhles. Sein Arbeitsschwerpunkt liegt auf ethischen Fragestellung, die sich f³r Menschen der Postmoderne ergeben.

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