Humanistic Interpretation and Historical Materialism: The Methodology of the Poznań School

  • Edward M. Swiderski
Part of the Sovietica book series (SOVA, volume 46)


For more than a decade already perhaps the most active center of philosophical life in Poland has been the Institute of Philosophy of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. Five departments interact to constitute what is certainly a school1: several theoreticians with distinct areas of concentration share a common methodology and interpretation of Marxist doctrine, espoused in turn by disciples who tirelessly propagate and apply them in a prodigious quantity of publications stamped with a characteristic mode of expression.2


Human Science Social Consciousness Historical Materialism Marxist Theory Rationality Assumption 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward M. Swiderski
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  1. 1.Fonds National Suisse de la Recherche ScientifiqueBerneSwitzerland

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