to IBNA correspondent, speaking at this congress which is titled “Philosophy
and Global Peace” and honors the outstanding Iranian philosopher and
theosophist of the 17th century in Tehran, Mojtahedi stated that in Kant
philosophy, ethics is superior to the rights, but rights cannot be extended.
to the concept of “perpetual peace” in the works of Kant, he said: “Waging war
and hatred is what the lunatics and corrupts do, unfortunately before peace we
must talk of war and it is for the same reason that Tolstoy in his masterpiece
‘War and Peace’, at first puts the word, war. However peace is hope, and even
at wars, the concept of peace is more powerful in the world.”
philosophy of Molla Sadra reflects the prophetic theosophy, but in Kant’s
philosophy epistemology based on Newton's laws of motion is more significant.
As Kant maintains, peace can be discussed in terms of philosophy of ethics and
rights. He is the first thinker who speaks of need for an organization like the
United Nations which might lead the countries to stop making war and compromise
on peace,” the scholar said.
then pointed out: “At first I chose the title, “Peace, the Horizon of Hope” for
my lecture in this congress, but now I prefer to name it “Peace, the Horizon of
Mojtahedi has authored more than 20 books on philosophy. He already received an
UNESCO's Avicenna Prize for Ethics at the Forth Edition of International Farabi
Festival. Furthermore, Iran’s Cultural Luminaries Association has granted him a
plaque of honor for his lifetime achievements.
IBNA News Agency