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The Genetical-Gnozeological Aspect of the Rise of Moral Standards

(Original title: Geneticko-gnozeologický aspekt vzniku morálnych noriem)
Filozofia, 32 (1977), 6, 632-645.
Type of work: Papers - Man and his World
Publication language: Slovak
Process of the of moral standards has always been, in essence, determined by two factors; by the social need and by human knowledge. The paper deals with the rise of moral and other social normatives in the tribe community, which — even in spite of its primitive character — fulfilled the function of the social regulation of this community. First of all the moral aspect of vorious kinds of taboo commands and prohibitions. But it remains an undisputed fact that moral normatives, like other social normatives, are genetically bound with the social needs of the given community. The genetic aspect of the problems is documented also by gnozeological-logical aspect.
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