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The Present Situation of Philosophy in Hungary (Philosophical Institutions, Orientations and Attitudes)

(Original title: Súčasná situácia vo filozofii v Maďarsku (inštitúcie, školy, myšlienkové postoje))
Filozofia, 2009, vol. 64, No 2, pp. 97-106.
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Abstract

After the rule of the canonized Marxism has come to an end, the present situation of philosophy in Hungary might be characterized as pluralistic and colourful. The academic, educational and institutional structure of philosophy, as well as the situation concerning the publication of journals and books has changed equally. In general, each of the relevant philosophical trends has gained its representation, significant individual and collective achievements have been reached, and we have also witnessed the rise of a new philosophical generation. Though not as dominanting, philosophy has been integrated into Hungarian intellectual and public life. By now it is not regarded an isolated domain of knowledge as it was before.

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