Wednesday, November 07, 2007

The New Edition of The UNESCO Courier is Out

© UNESCO/Aleksandar Džoni-Šopov
A cosmic responsibility.

Philosophy : A cosmic responsibility

Eight philosophers contributed to this issue of the UNESCO Courier, focusing on the role of philosophy today. Different approaches, varied concerns, but one certainty: philosophy can’t stay in its ivory tower. It provides a weapon against dogma and manipulation. And, to cite one of Jostein Gaarder’s ideas, philosophers have a cosmic responsibility.

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