Marek Siemek

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Marek Siemek
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Born 27 November 1942
Kraków, Poland
Died 30 May 2011 (age 68)
Warsaw, Poland
Cause of death
natural death
Nationality Polish
Occupation Professor and director of Department of Social Philosophy at University of Warsaw
Employer University of Warsaw
Known for Philosopher and historian of German Transcendental Philosophy at the University of Warsaw
Religion Catholic

Marek Jan Siemek (November 27, 1942 – May 30, 2011) was a Polish philosopher and historian of German transcendental philosophy (German idealism). He was a professor at the Institute of Philosophy of the University of Warsaw and the director of its Department of Social Philosophy.[1]

Marek Siemek was a disciple of Bronisław Baczko, one of the main representatives of the Warsaw School of the History of Ideas. In his early works Siemek interprets marxism as a form of transcendental philosophy. In his later works ha abandons marxism for hegelianism interpreted as transcendental social philosophy.

From 1986 member of International Advisory Committee of The Internationale Hegel-Gesellschaft. Fellow of Collegium Invisibile.[2] On 10 February 2006 he received doctorate honoris causa of the University of Bonn.

Marek Siemek had one son, currently residing in the United States.

Main publications[edit]

  • Fryderyk Schiller, Warszawa, Wiedza Powszechna, 1970
  • Idea transcendentalizmu u Fichtego i Kanta, Warszawa, PWN, 1977
  • Filozofia, dialektyka, rzeczywistość, Warszawa, PIW, 1982
  • W kręgu filozofów, Warszawa, Czytelnik, 1984
  • Filozofia spełnionej nowoczesności - Hegel, Wykłady Kopernikańskie w Humanistyce, vol. 2, Toruń, Wydawnictwo UMK, 1995.
  • Hegel i filozofia, Warszawa, Oficyna Naukowa, 1998
  • Vernunft und Intersubjektivität. Zur philosophisch-politischen Identität der europäischen Moderne, Baden-Baden, Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, 2000
  • Wolność, rozum, intersubiektywność, Warszawa, Oficyna Naukowa, 2002[3]

Translations[edit]

  • "Prawdy szukamy obaj". Z korespondencji między Goethem i Schillerem, with Jerzy Prokopiuk, Czytelnik, Warszawa 1974 (translation of the correspondence between Goethe and Schiller)
  • Martin Heidegger, Nauka i namysł; Przezwyciężenie metafizyki, in: Martin Heidegger, Budować, mieszkać, myśleć. Eseje wybrane, Czytelnik, Warszawa 1977
  • György Lukács, Młody Hegel. O powiązaniach dialektyki z ekonomią, BKF, PWN, Warszawa 1980
  • György Lukács, Historia i świadomość klasowa., BWF, PWN, Warszawa 1988.
  • Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Życie Jezusa, in: Zygmunt Freud, Mojżesz i monoteizm, Czytelnik, Warszawa 1995.
  • Johann Gottlieb Fichte, Teoria Wiedzy. Wybór pism, vol. 1, BKF, PWN, Warszawa 1996

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hegel i różnica epistemologiczna" (in Polish). Retrieved 19 February 2010. 
  2. ^ "List of Fellows". ci.edu.pl. Retrieved 25 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "Polskie Towarzystwo Hegla i Marksa" (in Polish). Retrieved 19 February 2010. 

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