Alethiological Concepts of Being. A Comparative Study of Platonism and Phenomenology (Dissertation (2005-2011))

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Małgorzata Bogaczyk-Vormayr
Dissertation (2005-2011):

Alethiological Concepts of Being.
A Comparative Study of Platonism and Phenomenology

Keywords:
Alethiology, Platonism, Phenomenology, Eidetics, Eidology, Comparativism, Metaphilosophy

Abstract:
This study is concerned with metaphilosophy, hermeneutical ontology and theory of truth in relation to alethiology – the identity concept of Being and Truth (hen – aletheia). The question of possible Plato’s and Aristotle’s influence on the conception of philosophy, first philosophy, and philosophical knowledge in Husserl’s phenomenology will be addressed. This study has a comparative character as I analyze the concept of Husserl’s phenomenology in terms of semantic Platonism. In particular, I will address the importance of the relationship between Plato’s eidetics and Husserl’s eidology. Furthermore, with this study I aim to indicate similarities between Socratism and phenomenology: programmatic ignorance, intuitionism, pure intuition of pure being, ideal of objective truth, and critique of Sophistic (psychologism, historicism, and relativism). I present the question of alethiology of Husserl’s phenomenology and the phenomenological meaning of Greek terms: prota philosophia, theoria, epoche, eidos, gnothi seauton.