Foreword to the Ukrainian Translation of Isaiah Berlin's Article "The Purpose of Philosophy"

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Received: August 05, 2023
Accepted: September 01, 2023
Zaporizhzhia State Medical University

The foreword focuses on the life of Isaiah Berlin, his interests, as well as the article “The Purpose of Philosophy”, which is translated into Ukrainian for the first time. Isaiah Berlin's metaphilosophical reflections on philosophy are important for understanding what is the place of philosophy in the system of sciences, what tasks philosophy can solve. This article also explains the value of philosophy for society and man.

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