Polish Philosophy in the Inter-War Period and Ludwik Fleck’s Theory of Thought-Styles and Thought-Collectives

  • Jerzy Giedymin
Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science book series (BSPS, volume 87)


The aim of this article is to contribute to an understanding of the genesis, significance and reception of Ludwik Fleck’s theory of thought-styles and thought-collectives (Fleck, 1935, 1935a, 1936) by considering its epis-temological content in relation to the philosophy in Poland in the nineteen thirties.


Mental Phenomenon Logical Empiricist Empirical Generalisation Conceptual Apparatus Interwar Period 
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  • Jerzy Giedymin
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  1. 1.University of SussexUK

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