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Інтерсуб'єктивний вимір лібералізму: до феноменології братерства

Тип матеріалу: Стаття
Мова публікації: українська
Випуск: 2009 №1
Сторінки: 96-108
Журнальна рубрикація: Феноменологiя i полiтика
The article is devoted to the phenomenological consideration of the idea of fraternity as a com­ponent of a liberal doctrine that opens its inter-subjective dimension. The interpretation of lib­eralism as a political ideology that implies the primacy of the individual over the community is a consequence of etatism's predominance in continental political philosophy. Etatism in polit­ical phenomenology is shown by means of analysis of Merleau-Ponti's, Heidegger's, Levinas', Waldenfels' texts. Being connected with etatism political philosophy's attention to the question of the best regime leads to elimination of the concept of fraternity from the liberal doctrine, because its meaning does not «work» in questions of legitimation of authorities. The path to etatistic political thinking starts from metaphysical understanding of freedom as the subject's ability to cause things and events. The political analogue of metaphysical freedom is public activity of a person as a subject of power. Moral freedom in a private life serves as an alternative to metaphysical freedom. In the political sphere, a person as a participant of the brotherly com­munity corresponds to moral freedom. Analyzing the phenomenological texts about fraternity one may come to the conclusion that fraternity is an inter-subjective relation that specifies the community disconnected with a state. In liberal doctrine such a community is considered to be a source of political rights that arise from ideas of freedom, equality, and fraternity
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Тимохін Олександр (2009). Інтерсуб'єктивний вимір лібералізму: до феноменології братерства . Філософська думка, №1. с. 96-108.