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Title: Selected Philosophers’ Views of the Family

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From the philosophical thought of antiquity to contemporary legislative solutions

Abstract:

The subject matter of this article is the history of philosophical speculation on the family. Philosophical reflections on the family date back to Antiquity. The main points of reference for the entire socio-philosophical literature are the views of Plato and Aristotle. Plato’s recognition of private property and the family as the main barriers in the way of a perfect state has weighed on all concepts of equality for many centuries. On the other hand, Aristotle, recognizing the family as the basic social group, place of formation of virtues and one of the conditions of a happy life, contributed to consolidate the view of the distribution of social roles based on sex as natural and necessary. Medieval philosophers placed the family in the perspective of creation, this life, and salvation. Modern philosophical concepts of thefamily were completely different and sometimes contradictory. On the one hand, there were ideas of such thinkers as John J. Rousseau, with emphasis on the polarization of education and social roles by gender, on the other, strongly egalitarian views of Mary Wollstonecraft. Feminist considerations of Simone de Beauvoire conclude the review of philosophical views on the family

Date issued:

2013

Resource Type:

journal

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application/pdf

Identifier:

ISSN 2082-9019 ; e-ISSN 2300-5866 ; doi: 10.23734/wwr20131.017.031

Language:

pol

Relation:

Wychowanie w Rodzinie, T. 7 (2013), s. 17-31

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Rules of usage of Digital Library of Wroclaw University

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Rights holder:

© Copyright by Agnieszka Szczap

Location of original object:

Biblioteka Instytutu Pedagogiki UWr

Autor opisu:

h.w.

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Feb 21, 2018

In our library since:

Nov 24, 2015

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Rodzina w poglądach wybranych filozofów Feb 21, 2018

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