Research Professor Bojan Žalec, PhD, (b. 1966), is a philosopher employed at the Faculty of Theology, University of Ljubljana, where he is the head of the Institute of Philosophy and Social Ethics. His research interests include ethics and social and political philosophy. He pays special attention to religious aspects. He is the author of 58 original scientific articles and 5 scientific monographs and a full member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts (residence Salzburg).