Philosophy and Society is a peer reviewed, open access academic journal established in 1987 and published quarterly by the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory, University of Belgrade. The journal was founded by members of the Belgrade ‘Praxis School’.
In commemoration of the philosopher Miladin Životić, the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory of the University of Belgrade confers an annual award for the critical engagement of leading theorists, whose activity has produced notable critical resonance in social practice.
We are pleased to announce the fourth conference of the International Consortium of Critical Theory Programs (ICCTP) to be held at Rijeka, Croatia on June 16-19, 2018 on the topic The Critique of Violence Now. The conference will take place at the Center for Advanced Studies – South East Europe, University of Rijeka, and will be sponsored in conjunction with the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory, University of Belgrade, Serbia.
The first thought on legal regulation of war and, in general, the use of force in international relations is international public law, specifically, international law of war, international humanitarian law and human rights law. However, in the last ten years a new phenomena has emerged – the use of civic and lawsuits, based on private law of criminal responsibility...
Chapter 6 »Aristotle' Pentathlete« of Sport, Ethics and Philosophy 2010 Special Issue by Heather L. Reid opens with Steven Bradbury surprise victory in the 1.000-metre short track speed skating at 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City. Favourites for medals all crashed into each other in the final metres of the race, and Bradbury, safely far behind, was the lucky winner. Heather Reid comments that some observers might even interpret athletic luck as deserved divine favour, but Aristotle wouldn't be among those people.
What is critical thinking today? Has critique lost its social relevance and, if so, to what extent? Is there a need for critique today? What forms of critique are still useful? Is there a false critique, a pseudocritique?