Afterword to Kazimierz Twardowski’s Lecture “Why Knowledge is Power?”

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https://doi.org/10.22240/sent35.02.159

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Kazimierz Twardowski, Knowledge, Philosophy, Lviv-Warsaw School

Abstract

The author presents the Ukrainian translation of Kazimierz Twardowski’s Lecture “Why Knowledge is Power?” which was held during the Opening of the General University Lectures in Lviv on the 10th of November in 1912. In this lecture the founder of Lviv-Warsaw School considered the essence of knowledge, its types (natural, humanitarian and philosophical) and characteristics, and emphasized on the importance of philosophical knowledge, because it frees a human being from false judgments and illusions.

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Ihor Karivets, Lviv Polytechnic National University

Doctor of Sciences in Philosophy, Associate Professor at Chair of Philosophy

References

Jadacki, J. (2009). Polish Analytical Philosophy. Studies on Its Heritage. Warszawa: Semper.

Vasiukov, V. L. (Ed.). (2006). Investigations of the Analytical Heritage of Lviv-Warsaw School (Iss. 1). [In Russian]. St. Petersburg: Mir.

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2016-12-16

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Karivets, I. (2016). Afterword to Kazimierz Twardowski’s Lecture “Why Knowledge is Power?”. Sententiae, 35(2), 159–161. https://doi.org/10.22240/sent35.02.159

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