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The Development of Marxist-Leninist Philosophy in the Years from 1945 to 1948

(Original title: Rozvoj marxisticko-leninskej filozofie v rokoch 1945—1948)
Filozofia, 37 (1982), 2, 169-181.
Type of work: Papers - Methodological Problems of the Research of the History of Philosophy in Slovakia
Publication language: Slovak
In the contribution the author deals with methodological questions of the development of the Marxist-Lenioist philosophy in Slovakia in the years from 1945 to 1948. The thinks it necessary in the framework of concrete histaricaliphilosophical research to take regard of several aspects: 1. the analysis of social presuppositions as well as theoretical traditions that influenced the theoretical development of Marxist-Leninist philosophy in Slovakia after the Liberation; 2. the necessity of diving into periods this key stage in the development of Marxist-Leninist philosophy in view to the proces of the national and democratic revolution that was taking place and its outgrowing into the socialist revolution. In dividing it into three underperiods the author takes as her starting point the historical division into periods, she however, takes account of thespecific requirements that follow from the basic principles of dividing into periods of the history of Marxist-Leninist philosophy; 3. the specification of the concrete tasks that were in this period set before the Marxist philosophy and the' Marxist-Leninist front that was constituting itself; 4. the question of evaluating both the important personalities that were basic supports of the Marxist front in the country immediately after the Liberation and publication means (the collection Philosophiica Slovaca, the paper Nové Slovo), which become the tribune for speaking their opinions and attitudes.
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