Ladislav Hejdánek

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Ladislav Hejdánek
Born (1927-05-10) 10 May 1927 (age 91)
Prague
Main interests
philosophy

Ladislav Hejdánek (born 10 May 1927) is a Czech philosopher and a proponent of Charter 77. He was born in Prague and graduated from the Charles University in Prague. In 1952 he attained a degree in philosophy for a dissertation "Truth and its ontological premisses". During the period of 1956-68 he worked at Prague Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology. Then he took a position at the Institute for Philosophy of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, but was expelled in 1971.

In 1985, Ladislav Hejdánek established the journal Reflexe. Časopis pro filosofii a teologii. In 1990, he was habilitated at the Charles University in Prague, and two years later became a professor of that university.

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