Early phenomenology in Poland (1895-1945)

Origins, development, and breakdown

Witold Płotka

pp. 79-91

This article presents the development of the phenomenological movement in Poland in the period 1895–1945. It focuses on the early reactions to phenomenology and the later consolidation of the group of phenomenologists in Lvov. The article also explores the context of Polish phenomenology, its main figures, and their texts. The author suggests that early phenomenology in Poland was a pluralistic discipline that developed in polemical discussions, including discussions with members of the Lvov–Warsaw school. Finally, the article summarizes the major contributions of phenomenologists to philosophy, psychology, and aesthetics in Poland.

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DOI: 10.1007/s11212-017-9274-0

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Płotka, W. (2017). Early phenomenology in Poland (1895-1945): Origins, development, and breakdown. Studies in East European Thought 69 (1), pp. 79-91.

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