Identity, Spirituality and Dialogue in the Context of an Axiological Discourse

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Bogdana Todorova


Identity in our multicultural world is one of the major problems of contemporary man. There are not cultures totally isolated from the others. Social groups and individuals are directly (through contacts with others) and indirectly (through the media, market products, ideologies and law systems) confronted with many problems. And the modern global society needs more than ever to take adequate decisions on different problems (ecology, inequality, terrorism). The concept of value is the central category of philosophical axiology. Is the general course of civilizational changes able to influence the axiological systems of autonomous cultures, involving them in the process of an inevitable inner change and to testify, in this manner, to its own cultural but not transcendental nature? This is one of the main questions of the present research. My article also will stress why is significant the role of philosophers in the dialogue dedicated to the contemporary role of values within our society. The philosopher’s role, besides all is to analyze a future and criticize worldview systems in order to achieve a future value synthesis.

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TODOROVA, Bogdana. Identity, Spirituality and Dialogue in the Context of an Axiological Discourse. Annals of the University of Bucharest - Philosophy Series, [S.l.], v. 66, n. 1, july 2017. ISSN 0068-3175. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 18 feb. 2019.