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The Question of Community in the Communitarian and Traditional (Intracommunity) Discourses

(Original title: Otázka komunity v komunitaristickom a tradičnom (vnútrokomunitnom) diskurze)
Filozofia, 64 (2009), 2, 155-165.
Type of work: Papers
Publication language: Slovak

The starting point of the following considerations is the assumption that philosophical communitarian discourse as well the juridical discourse about communitarian rights represent two sides of the same phenomenon. When the European Union was founded, the ideological basis of the liberal democracies, concerning human and individual rights, seemed to be insufficient. Therefore we need to return to the communitarian elements of culture and tradition that will ensure real autonomy.


Community, Identity, Autonomy, Liberalism, Communitarianism

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