• The aim of this paper is to study and analyse the Charlie Hebdo attacks from a methodological and an ethical perspective, concentrating generally, though in some cases indirectly, on the consequences of our actions and the motives behind them. The analysis examines the issues of liberties, freedoms and responsibilities in general and further applies these values to the phenomenon of terrorism in contemporary society. The primary goal of this study is to use the Thomas Aquinas doctrine of double …Read more
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    The article deals with one of the most problematic principles of just war theory. It looks at the usage of the terms civilian, innocent and non-combatant and suggests how they can be interpreted. The principle of non-combatant immunity remains a real challenge for just war theory in the 21st century as it is designed to protect a specific group of people in times of war. The article considers the problematic issue of targeting non-combatants in war times as well as suggesting how we might better…Read more
  • Revitalizing the teaching of ethics and bioethics as one of the means of achieving moral progress
    Ethics and Bioethics (in Central Europe) 2 (1-2): 60-67. 2012.
    As the title of this article suggests, I feel the need to contribute to the process of revitalizing the teaching of ethics and/or any other kind of applied ethics as well. The methods, forms and aims of these disciplines have to be revived, revitalized and actualized in order to increase the moral consciousness and understanding of moral agents. I consider the increasing of moral consciousness as the basic precondition for the moral progress of the whole society and mankind as well. It is not an…Read more
  • Military Ethics – Goals, Perspectives and New Paradigms towards Humanity
    Ethics and Bioethics (in Central Europe) 3 (3-4): 189-200. 2013.
    The paper proposes and confronts some of the essential problems in the field of military ethics. It primarily focuses on its goals, perspectives and its use in practice. Just war theory and ethics of social consequences are used as two possible methodological approaches in dealing with these issues and in revealing the most fundamental answers in times of wars and conflicts. The article also presents the idea of the inevitability of implementing military ethics and all of its sub-fields into the…Read more
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    Critical review of theory and practice in ethics of social consequences
    Ethics and Bioethics (in Central Europe) 8 (1-2): 139-147. 2018.
    The article deals with ethics of social consequences as a modern ethical theory and proposes some critical remarks based on various elaborations of the theory presented in the newly published edited volume Ethics of social consequences: Philosophical, applied and professional challenges. It confronts and challenges several of the presented concepts and ideas and tries to find a solution for the theory to become even more elaborated but still remain within the boundaries of its ontological framew…Read more
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    On two modern hybrid forms of consequentialism
    Ethics and Bioethics (in Central Europe) 6 (3-4). 2016.
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    Human enhancement – ethical aspects
    Human Affairs 27 (2): 155-165. 2017.
    The article deals with the philosophical and ethical implications of transhumanism and human enhancement techniques. It considers how enhancement and therapy are two different types of biomedical intervention. It then looks at the implementation of these ideas in the military sector. It analyses various standpoints and views on transhumanism, the benefits and risks of using newly acquired scientific knowledge to improve and alter naturally deficient human nature. The need for ethical reflection …Read more