Karel Kosík (26 June – 21 February ) was a Czech Neomarxist philosopher. In his most famous philosophical work, Dialectics of the Concrete ( ). The dialectics of concrete totality implies a marxistic critique of the ethical and Karel Kosik’s philosophical work Dialectics of the Concrete appears at a time. Dialectics of the Concrete: A Study on Problems of Man and World. By Karel Kosik, Translated From the Czech by Karel Kovanda with James Schmidt. Boston .
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Dialectics of the Concrete
He is also one of the few who have fought in succession the three major forces of oppression of modern history: He takes the category of the concrete in the dialectical sense of that which comes to be known by the active transformation of nature and society by human purposive activity. Continental philosophy Western Marxism . In his treatment of the question of scientific rationality, Kosik drives bluntly into the issues of gravest human concern, not the concrehe of which is how to avoid the pseudo-concrete, the pseudo-scientific, the pseudo-rational, the pseudo- historical.
Google Scholar Articles by Bakan, M. At a time when so many thinkers have abdicated their autonomy to iarel the powerful of this world, or turned away from the historical reality to engage in academic language games, Kosik appears as a standing man who refuses to bow down, and who does not hesitate to think, against the current, [about] the major problems of the time.
The Construction of Capital. Kosik writes that the history of a text is in a certain sense the history of its interpretations. Find it on Scholar. In the fifteen years that have passed since the fust Czech edition of his Dialectics of the Concrete, this book has been widely read and interpreted throughout Europe, in diverse centers of scholarship as well as in private studies.
His Hegelian Marxism brings his thought closer, in certain respects, to Heidegger than to Husserl. A faithful English language edition is long overdue. Wartofsky – – Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 42 1: No keywords specified fix it.
How shall Karl Marx’s understanding of science itself be understood? Connell Limited preview – Karel KosikR.
He takes the category of the concrete in the dialectical sense of that which comes to be known by the active transformation of nature and society by human purposive activity.
His later essays can be called a sharp critique of the modern society from a leftist position.
Sign in to use this feature. Starting with Marx’s methodological approach, of “ascending from the abstract to the concrete”, Kosik develops a critique of positivism, of phenomenalist empiricism, and of “metaphysical” rationalism, counter- posing them to “dialectical rationalism”.
tje This publication of KosIk’s work will surely provoke a range of new interpretations. Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, Vol. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He remained unemployed untilwhen he returned to public intellectual life as one of Central Europe’s few prominent leftist social dialechics.
Bortom varje o tvivel Malin Persson Giolito. Search for related content. Dialectics of the Concrete: Critical Theory of the Contemporary In this volume, Karel Kosik criticizes reductive Marxism, from the perspective of existential phenomenology and phemenology from the perspective of Hegelian Marxism. Abstract In this volume, Karel Kosik criticizes reductive Marxism, from the perspective of existential phenomenology and phemenology from the perspective of Hegelian Marxism.
He graduated in in Prague at the Charles University. Dialectics of the Concrete. Continental Philosophy categorize this paper.
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Kosik inbundenEngelska, A Study on Problems” by Karel Kosik. This page was last edited on 23 Marchat This publication of KosIk’s work will surely provoke a range of new interpretations. Kosik writes that the history of a text is in a certain sense the history of its interpretations. Starting with Marx’s methodological approach, of “ascending from the abstract to the concrete”, Kosik develops a critique of positivism, of phenomenalist empiricism, and of “metaphysical” rationalism, counter posing them to “dialectical rationalism”.
A Study on Problems of Man and World. For sialectics theme is the characterization of science and of rationality in the context of the social roots of science and the social critique which an appropriately rational science should afford.