The Creation of Philosophical Nations under the Soviet Regime:
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The Creation of Philosophical Nations under the Soviet Regime: "Restoring the Historical Truth" about the Peoples of Asia in Philosophy
The Creation of Philosophical Nations under the Soviet Regime: "Restoring the Historical Truth" about the Peoples of Asia in Philosophy

Author(s): Iva Manova
Subject(s): Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Contemporary Philosophy
Published by: Centre for Advanced Study Sofia (CAS)
Keywords: Soviet philosophy; Arabic philosophy; philosophical historiography; non-European philosophy; Central Asia; national philosophies

Summary/Abstract: This paper focuses on the interplay between criticism of Eurocentrism inphilosophical historiography and patriotic discourse in the history of philosophy,both of which emerged in the Soviet context in the late 1940s.The examples and the specific analysis are related to the interpretation ofArabic, or Islamic, philosophy and its connection with the development ofthe national histories of philosophy of the individual Soviet nations.

  • Issue Year: 2019
  • Issue No: 11
  • Page Range: 1-21
  • Page Count: 21
  • Language: English