Siła filozofii, filozofia siły

  • Janusz Majcherek
Keywords: domination, violence, truth


The power of philosophy, philosophy of power: Selfless search for truth does not only make sense of philosophy and science, but also involves participating in a competition between rival theories and hypotheses. Truth is not an ultimate criterion in this process, especially after Michel Foucault revealed its inclinations towards violence. Questioning the position of truth opens the door to different criteria, among them — power. Using the argument of power in philosophical disputes and scientific controversies has a long tradition and nowadays with the unprecedented development of technology it has been offered new tools.

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