Polak Paweł
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49(2013)3 - Papers

Paweł Polak

The importance of historical considerations for philosophy in science (philosophy of nature). An outline of an exemplary research program

  • Language: Polish


In this paper the importance of the history of the philosophy of nature for this field of philosophy is examined. It is also shown why the history of philosophy in science (philosophy of nature) is important for Polish philosophy. Next, some selected issues of the historiography of this field are examined. It is suggested, that an interesting perspective of investigations is the one, which shows the development of the Polish philosophy of nature from the point of view of the development of philosophical reflections on the issue of time in the period 1900–1939.