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29th International Conference of Philosophy Greek Moral and Political Philosophy – From Pre-Socratics to Neo-Platonism

Author: Olivera Z. Mijuskovic, member of the International Association of Greek Philosophy, University of Athens

Dear colleagues,

take participation on the great philosophical event this summer in Rhodes, Greece in organization of the International Association of Greek Philosophy, University of Athens.

All details you can find here:

29th International Conference of Philosophy
Greek Moral and Political Philosophy – From Pre-Socratics to Neo-Platonism
July 7-12, 2017
Rhodes, Greece

Call for Abstracts: submission deadline 15th of May, 2017

This conference will bring together scholars and researchers from all areas whose work concerns important issues involving Greek moral and political philosophy. Submissions may concern topics such as: read more...

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Call for Papers – “Philosophy and Ideology”

Author: Olivera Z. Mijuskovic

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Inspired by upcoming Unesco World Humanities Conference – Liège, Belgium, 6-12 August 2017World Philosophy Network and e-magazine “Philosophical Views” provides an opportunity for scholars around the world to write about the hottest topics in the area of humanities. This call is open to all those engaged in social sciences and humanities or are active in various organizations (ngo, political parties, humanitarian organizations etc.)

Our first topic is dedicated to the relationship between “Philosophy and Ideology”.

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The ethical implications of populism in political practice

Author: Olivera Z. Mijuskovicphilosopher

A brief review

In political discourse in recent times we hear too many times the word – populist or populism. Does an average citizen who is not from the profession of political or philosophical sciences properly consider the meaning of this terms and what are the ethical implications of manipulating with it?

Let’s start from the beginning.

Populist is usually related to the concept of a demagogue and it has roots from the Greek term dimagogós which has the meaning of a charismatic leader. This phenomenon dates back to Ancient Athens democracy which is at the same time a weakness of democracy. Demagogue does not address to the elites but to the ordinary people and thanks to them and in their name he carries out his decisions into practice. Often, decisions of such type of leaders are not in the interest of large masses, but their popularity and charm convince people otherwise. Demagogues support their own decisions often with the story about the national crisis and interests, and often used the force. read more...

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The Essay Contest “Politics and Philosophy” on the occasion of Unesco World Philosophy Day is closed

Author: Olivera Z. Mijuskovic, philosopher

World Philosophy Network and e-magazine “Philosophical Views” supported the initiative of the UNESCO by celebrating World Philosophy Day on the third Thursday of November. We have received over 100 works of researchers and political activists around the world. Our editorial team of researchers from world universities, has selected the best ones. The papers were published in the journal of philosophy “Philosophical Views”, Issue 4 and you can find it on our website. If you want to have it in .pdf version let us know on our official email on Impressum page. read more...

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Essay Contest “Politics and Philosophy”

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Dear colleagues and friends,

World Philosophy Network and e-magazine “Philosophical Views” support the initiative of the UNESCO by celebrating World Philosophy Day on the third Thursday of November.

We invite all colleagues to send us essays on the topic:

“Politics and Philosophy”.

Each paper should have your own original critical review, bibliography and your professional biography in a few sentences. The text shouldn`t be longer than 2000 words. The language is English. The Essay Contest is open to all those engaged in social sciences and humanities or are active in various organizations (ngo, political parties, humanitarian organizations etc.)  read more...

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