Janusz Salamon, Ph.D.
Janusz Salamon, M.Phil. (Oxford University), Ph.D. (Jagiellonian University) is a philosopher specializing in global ethics and cross-cultural value theory. As past president of the European Society for Philosophy of Religion, co-editor (with Dr. Hsin-Wen Lee) of the book series ‘Bloomsbury Studies in Global Ethics’ (published by Bloomsbury Publishing, London) and a member of the editorial boards of ‘Journal of East-West Thought’ and ‘Journal of Confucian Philosophy and Culture’, he is involved in the search for constructive solutions to the challenge of the global value 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.
Moral and Political Philosophy
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.