Theoretical seminar of the Department of History of Philosophy
n May 18, a theoretical seminar of the Department of History of Philosophy was held at the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv. The event took place in the auditorium 301 of the main building. Leader of the seminar, Head of the Department of History of Philosophy, Doctor of Philosophy A.Y. Dakhniy introduced the guest, Pavlo Bartusyak – Candidate of Philosophical Sciences, lecturer at the Lviv Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology S.Gzhytsky, translator, graduate of the Faculty of Philosophy of Ivan Franko Lviv National University. Initially, the scientific and translation achievements of P. Bartusyak were briefly outlined. Then he delivered a paper entitled “Basic Concepts of Henri Bergson’s Theory of Evolution.” The speech aroused a lot of questions from the audience (among the guests of the event were not only teachers of the Department of History of Philosophy, but also students, graduate students and teachers of the Faculty of Philosophy, as well as students and teachers of other universities in Lviv). There was a lively discussion, which identified many problems of modern philosophy, identified features of French philosophical terminology, pointed to the heuristic potential of Bergson’s thinking for modern philosophy and the humanities, emphasized the interdisciplinary nature of the heritage of French intellectuals.