Sorin Tudor Maxim, a Philosopher of the Moral Responsibility

Antonio SANDU


Professor Sorin Tudor Maxim aims to tackle this immense challenge by rethinking ethics in at least three major fields: its ontological foundation  in the moral responsibility towards the Other in the Levinasian manner  of the epistemic function  proposing a prospective ethics, simultaneously being situated in the horizon of both philosophy and science  and in the pragmatic dimension  by establishing tolerance as modus operandi for any approach that will be claimed as practical philosophy.

How to cite: Sandu, A. (2017). Sorin Tudor Maxim, a Philosopher of the Moral Responsibility. Logos Universality Mentality Education Novelty, Section: Philosophy and Humanistic Sciences, V(1), 7-14. DOI:



Sorin-Tudor Maxim, prospective ethics, moral responsibility, tolerance.

Full Text:



Apel, K. O. (1998). Discussion et responsabilite. II. Contribution a une ethique de la responsabilite. Paris: Les Editions du Cerf.

Jonas, H. (1984). The Imperative of Responsibility: In Search of an Ethics for the Technological Age. USA: University of Chicago Press.

Lee, F. B. (1999). Ethical Abuse of Technicalities: A Comparison of Prospective and Retrospective Legal Ethics. Harvard Law Review, 112(5), 1082-1099.

Levinas, E. (2001). Ethics as First Philosophy. In S. Hand, (ed.), The Levinas Reader, Blackwell Publishing Company, UK.

Levinas, E. (1986). The Trace of the Other. In M. C. Taylor, (ed.), Deconstruction in Context, University of Chicago Press.

Levinas, E. (2006). Astfel decat a fi sau dincolo de esenta. Bucharest: Editura Humanitas.

Levinas, E. (1982). Ethique et Infini. Fayard.

Levinas, E. (1999). Totalitate si infinit. Eseu despre exterioritate. Iasi: Editura Polirom.

Lipovetsky, G. (1996). Amurgul datoriei: Etica nedureroasa a noilor timpuri democratice. Traducere si prefata de Victor-Dinu Vladulescu. Bucuresti: Editura Babel.

Maxim, S. - T. (1999). Constiina morala. Iasi: Editura Junimea, Colectia Humanitas.

Maxim, S. - T. (2010). Peripathetice. Iasi: Editura Pim.

Maxim, S. - T. (2000). Responsabilitatea morala. Suceava: Editura Musatinii.

Maxim, S.-T. (2004). Toleranta. Dreptul la diferenta. Bucuresti: Editura Didactica si Pedagogica.

Sandu, A. (2017). O etica centrala pe valori in sfera publica. Iasi: Editura Lumen.

Voo Teck, C. (2009). Prospective Ethics Review in Infectious Disease Emergencies. Asian Bioethics Review, 1(3), 299-303.


  • There are currently no refbacks.

Copyright © LUMEN PHS | A LUMEN Peer Reviewed Open Access Journal