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The Problem of Understanding in Social Sciences

(Original title: Problém chápania v spoločenských vedách)
Filozofia, 44 (1989), 5, 546-565.
Type of work: Papers - Methodology of Sciences
Publication language: Slovak

In the paper the three basic kinds of understanding are analyzed: the reconstruction of the social significance and the person’s meaning of things and beings incorporated in the structure of human activity; the reconstruction of the sense and significance of the very human activity as the sense-giving substance; the reconstruction of social memory, fixed in inherited forces and relations of production and in sign systems.

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