Symbolic Role of Pavlo Kopnin in the Critical Period of Activities of the Institute of Philosophy (Article 2)

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  • Petro Yolon H.S. Skovoroda Institute of Philosophy, NAS of Ukraine

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Institute of Philosophy of NAS of Ukraine, Pavlo Kopnin, Ukrainian philosophy, Marxist philosophy, Soviet philosophy, ideologic reduction of philosophy, rationalistic resensing of the subject, essence and methodological functions of philosophy, Kyiv Phil

Abstract

Pavlo Kopnin had played a significant role in the methodological, ideological and organizational turn which took place in H.S. Skovoroda Institute of Philosophy since late 1950-s till late 1980-s. Due to his efforts the transition from Marxist-Leninist approach to modern methodologies had become possible. He succeeded to legitimize new vectors of research, which were tabooed during the Soviet period: sociology and social philosophy, social psychology, philosophical anthropology, philosophy of culture, studies of religion ets. A number of relevant departments were created. All this provided conditions for displacement of pseudophilosophic subjects and methods of Soviet era by modern topics and approaches

Author Biography

Petro Yolon, H.S. Skovoroda Institute of Philosophy, NAS of Ukraine

candidate of sciences in philosophy, leading research fellow, Department of Logic and Methodology. Scientific interests: system analysis and general theory of systems, problems of science ontology and real character of its objects, mentality problems.

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2017-11-22

How to Cite

Yolon, P. (2017). Symbolic Role of Pavlo Kopnin in the Critical Period of Activities of the Institute of Philosophy (Article 2). Filosofska Dumka, (1), 42–56. Retrieved from https://dumka.philosophy.ua/index.php/fd/article/view/264

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