Cultural Ontology: an Outline of its Construction (in Polish)

Barbara Tuchańska

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Barbara Tuchańska, professor
Lodz University
Department of Philosophy
ul. Kopcińskiego 16/18
Pl-90-232 Łódź
e-mail: barbtu@filozof.uni.lodz.pl

Abstract


My project of cultural ontology aims at a specific modification of Heidegger’s ontology of being, which enables the analysis of historical communal being and the cultural nature of all ways of being. In the first part I shall consider: the motives for using an expression ’cultural ontology,’ arguments for the necessity of overcoming phenomenological analysis toward ontological philosophizing, and reasons for going beyond the analytic of Dasein toward ontological analysis of communities and human history. A sociohistorical ontology must be, finally, transformed into a cultural ontology because all ways of being, human and non-human alike, are cultural in their constitution. As a starting point for the ontological exposition of culture I also discuss pre-ontological, e.g. scientific, views of culture and take up the question whether a cultural ontology can be useful for them.

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DOI:

http://dx.doi.org/10.13153/diam.41.2014.654

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