Lviv-Warsaw School

Elements, Types and Consequences of Scientific Creativity. Foreword to the Ukrainian Translation of Jan Łukasiewicz’s article “Creativity in Science”

For the first time, the article “Creativity in Science” by Jan Łukasiewicz, a well-known representative of the Lviv-Warsaw School, logician and methodologist of science, was translated into Ukrainian. A well-known logician refutes the thesis that sciences exist only to reproduce facts and establish truths based on them. Sciences exist to meet the intellectual needs of man, which are manifested in his desire to understand. Reasoning is a creative act that includes demonstration, deduction, affirmation and understanding, as well as creation of hypotheses.

The Survey of International Symposium “The Legacy of Kazimierz Twardowski” (24th-26th October 2019, Warsaw)

International Symposium “The Legacy of Kazimierz Twardowski” was organized by Committee of Philosophical Disciplines, Polish Academy of Sciences; Institute of Philosophy, University of Warsaw; Institute of Philosophy, Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz; Kazimierz Twardowski’s Philosophical Society of Lviv, was held in Warsaw.

Survey of international conference “Philosophical insights. Inspirations from Lviv-Warsaw school” (Lviv, 29-30 June 2019)

In this survey the particularities of the first international conference “Philosophical Insights. Inspirations from Lviv-Warsaw School” organized by Lviv Philosophical Society named after Kasimir Twardowski are described and discussed. This event was not only pure scientific conference, but also some perspectives of Society’s activity in the scientific, educational and translation spheres were discussed by the members of Society.

Theory and Practice of Education, Learning, and Upbringing in the Lviv-Warsaw School (Review of Olha Honcharenko’s monograph “Philosophy of Education in the Lviv-Warsaw School. Kamianets-Podilskyi: Ltd. “Printing House ‘Ruta’, 2018. 476 pp.”)

  The review analyzes the content of Olha Honcharenko’s monograph “Philosophy of Education at the Lviv-Warsaw School”. The Lviv-Warsaw School is known as a school of early analytical philosophy, in which much attention was paid to logic, analysis of concepts, and rejection of irrationalism in philosophy. However, in a reviewed monograph, representatives of the Lviv-Warsaw School appear as theorists of education, pedagogy, and didactics.

The Survey of 30th jubilee edition of the colloquium in memoriam of the founder of Lviv-Warsaw School Kazimierz Twardowski in the new format

30th Jubilee Twardowski’s Readings were organized by Kazimierz Twardowski Lviv Philosophical Society with the cooperation of the Chair of Philosophy in Lviv Polytechnic National University, Institute for Philosophy, Logic, and Sociology (Lviv) and Institute for Philosophy in University of Warsaw. The Readings were hosted by Center for Urban History of East Central Europe. The new format of Twardowski’s readings was introduced.

Symposium "Kazimierz Twardowski's philosophy: history and contemporary interpretations (the 150th Anniversary of Birth)

On 7 November 2016, Lviv hosted an unusual philosophical event: Symposium “Kazimierz Twardowski’s Philosophy: History and Contemporary Interpretations”. The reason for this was the fact that 2016 is a year of the 150th Anniversary of the philosopher’s birth. This Symposium was organized by Lviv Philosophical Society named after Kazimierz Twardowski and supported by the Institute of Philosophy, the University of Warsaw. A lot of scholars, mainly from Poland and Ukraine, has taken part in this Symposium.