Anton Tarasyuk, a Ukrainian, at present in Kyiv, with an MA in philosophy, is a part of a bunch launching the venture, “Philosophers for Ukraine.”
The concept is to assemble transient statements from philosophers during which they converse out towards Russia’s assault on Ukraine, or in assist of the Ukrainian individuals.
On February 24, Russia launched a warfare towards Ukraine. Metropolis shellings, civilian killings, bombing squares and universities are the brand new actuality for our nation.
With colleagues we launched an initiative to interact the philosophical neighborhood to talk towards Russian aggression in Ukraine. It is a turning level for philosophers. Now, they change into new Sartres or Heideggers.
Philosophical enterprise has at all times been an enterprise of freedom. Proper now, individuals of Ukraine defend the proper of Europe and the worldwide world to dwell freely, assume freely, and philosophize freely. Philosophical enterprise has at all times been an enterprise of pondering in public. Proper now, individuals of Ukraine want your pondering and your voice.
We name on your entire philosophical neighborhood to talk out in assist of Ukraine and change into ambassadors of peace and justice.
He’s asking for philosophers to write down statements of as much as 300 phrases, and electronic mail them to [email protected] or to him at [email protected]. The statements will then be printed on the Philosophers for Ukraine website (https://philosophersforukraine.com.ua). The venture has simply begun, and it could take a while for contributions to look.
Word that the location could often be down. Mr. Tarasyuk writes:
There could also be some technical issues every so often, for all is finished actually between going to bomb shelters, and there seem issues with Web in Ukraine.
So in case you can’t entry the location at one time, do attempt once more later.
As soon as there are some contributions on the location, Mr. Tarasyuk asks readers to share it extensively.
(by way of Peter Singer)