O Karlu Kosíkovi a nejen o něm. Rozhovor Terezy Kunešové s PhDr. Josefem Zumrem

Title in English Not only about Karel Kosík


Year of publication 2015
Type Popularization text
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Description On 31st of July 2013, Dr. Josef Zumr gave an interview concerning his long-time friend and co-worker Karel Kosík. Dr. Zumr acquaints reader with the 60's and recalls how he first met Karel Kosík and what they have experienced. He describes Kosík's youth and reasons that have led Kosík to the decision to study philosophy. Political situation in former Czechoslovakia is described as well as different instruments of political persecution that affected many employees of the Department of Philosophy of Czechoslovak Academy of Science and many others. Dr. Zumr also recounts how he himself and Karel Kosík dealt with persecution. He also comments on different receptions that The Dialectics of the Concrete and other Kosík's works have elicited.
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