Janusz Salamon, Ph.D.

Adjunct Lecturer, School of Humanities & Social Sciences, Department of Philosophical and Religious Studies, School of International Relations

Janusz Salamon, M.Phil. (Oxford University), Ph.D. (Jagiellonian University) is a philosopher specializing in global ethics and cross-cultural value theory. As the Editor-in-Chief of the ‘European Journal for Philosophy of Religion’, Vice-President of the European Society for Philosophy of Religion and the editor of the book series ‘Bloomsbury Studies in Global Ethics’ (published by the Bloomsbury Publishing of London) he is involved in the search for constructive solutions to the challenge of the axiological and religious pluralism which threatens a peaceful coexistence of humanity in the global age. He is a full-time member of the Faculty of Social Sciences at Charles University in Prague.

specialization

Moral and Political Philosophy

courses taught

Political Philosophy, Introduction to Philosophy, Global Ethics East and West

School of Humanities & Social Sciences, Department of Philosophical and Religious Studies, School of International Relations

publications & other activities

  • Solidarity Beyond Borders: Ethics in a Globalising World (London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015) [edited by J. Salamon, with Preface by Roger Scruton of Oxford University], pp. 282.
  • Knowledge, Action, Pluralism (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang Press, 2013) [co-edited by Janusz Salamon and Sebastian T. Kolodziejczyk of Jagiellonian University], 333 pp.
  • Companion to Philosophy of Religion [Przewodnik po filozofii religii] (Krakow: WAM Press, 2016) [edited by J. Salamon], 632 pp.
  • "Atheism and Agatheism in the Global Ethical Discourse: Reply to Millican and Thornhill-Miller", ”, European Journal for Philosophy of Religion¸ 4(2015), pp. 197-245.
  • “Global Justice, Value Pluralism and Narrative Solidarity”, in: J. Salamon (ed.), Solidarity Beyond Borders: Ethics in a Globalising World (London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015), pp. 171-190.
  • “Theodicy of Justice as Fairness and Sceptical Pluralism”, in S.T. Kolodziejczyk and J. Salamon (eds.), Knowledge, Action, Pluralism (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang Press, 2013), pp. 249-280.
  • "Conflict of Identity Narratives and Inclusive Language of Global Ethics", Annual of Language & Politics and Politics of Identity, 8(2014), pp. 1-14.
  • “Light out of Plenitude: Towards Epistemology of Inclusivism”, European Journal for Philosophy of Religion¸ 2(2011), pp. 141-175.
  • “Holocaust in the Land of Sick Imagination”, Holocaust Studies and Materials. Journal of the Center for Holocaust Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Vol. 2(2010), pp. 477-484.
  • “The Universal and Particular Dimensions of the Holocaust Story and the Emergence of Global Ethics”, in: Forum Philosophicum International Journal, 2(2010), pp. 367-380.