A short essay about my colleague

Oral history of philosophy



Vasyl’ Lisovyі, philosopher, poet, dissident, Christian, double task of Ukrainian philosophy


The sketch contains the author's memories of some aspects of many years of communication with the outstanding Ukrainian philosopher, poet and one of the leaders of the dissident movement of the totalitarian Soviet period, Vasil’ Lisovyi (1937–2012). His active, principled moral and patriotic position is highlighted, his understanding of the tasks of creative development of Ukrainian philosophy is revealed, and attention is drawn to the social significance of the anthologies of Western intellectual thought published with his participation on issues of liberalism, conservatism and nationalism. Some actions are proposed to perpetuate his creative achievements.

Author Biography


Doctor of Philosophy, Professor, Chief Researcher, Department of Logic and Methodology of Science, H.S. Skovoroda Institute of Philosophy, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 4, Triokhsviatytelska, Kyiv, 01001; Professor, Department of Physical and Mathematical Disciplines, National University of "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy", 2, Hryhoriia Skovorody St., Kyiv, 04655

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KUZNETSOV, V. (2024). A short essay about my colleague: Oral history of philosophy. Filosofska Dumka, (1), 110–113. Retrieved from https://dumka.philosophy.ua/index.php/fd/article/view/727



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