Political Morality in Changing Europe: the Perspective of the Baltic States and Central Europe
This article is a philosophical reflection of how changing values transform the identity of the European regions and of how, because of tension between values, the project of the European Union is threatened. Political liberal morality in Central Europe experiences is challenge because f nationalism, not because of the feeling of emptiness. The refugee crisis, jurisprudential confussion dealing with the refugees, extreme policy of hospitality to the civilizational Other, and the loss of cultural comfort in Western Europe are the factors that influence Central European political attitudes and understanding of why and how Europe is changing.
Key Words: identity, values, Western Europe refugee crisis, liberal-cosmopolitanism, national-conservativism