Philosophical discussions around cosmology


Keywords: сosmology, philosophy of cosmology, Universe


This paper is a continuation of the previous work: V. Prits and V. Kuznetsov “The main fea- tures of the cosmological picture of the world.” After examining some of the discussions around newborn cosmology, the article considers cosmological problems from the point of view of the philosophy of modern cosmology. It is emphasized that today a single and coordi- nated view of cosmology and its philosophy has not been formed.

The main objectives of the study are were, firstly, to identify some philosophical, methodological and anthropological problems in the study of the Universe and, secondly, to focus on the interac- tion of philosophy and cosmology.

It has been revealed that the cosmological principles on which almost all cosmological theories and models are based have a long and dramatic ideological history and philosophical founda- tion, and the concept of “Multiverse” is saturated with ontological and epistemological puzzles. The principles of Bruno-Copernicus and the anthropic cosmological principles are proposed to be considered in the light of the discovery of exoplanets.

Author Biography

Vasyl Prits

Master of Physics and Astronomy, PhD Student, Chair of Social Philosophy, Philosophy of Education and Educational Policy, National Pedagogical Dragomanov University


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How to Cite
Prits, V. (2020). Philosophical discussions around cosmology. Filosofska Dumka, (3), 96-106.