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Oles Maniuk
Ph.D. in philosophy, consultant in advanced studies Jansen Capital Management

Technique is capable of revealing to the limit everything inauthentic in human existence. Technology is immersing modern civilization deeper and deeper into a viscous trance dream-darkness. And thinking itself and the need to think as the core of human nature are almost completely forgotten

Oles Maniuk - 29.09.2021

September 12 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of the great Stanisław Lem. A person who can reasonably be attributed to polymaths – the range of his interests was huge, as was the variety of genres of books he wrote – from philosophical satire to Borges’ short stories and fundamental philosophical works

Oles Maniuk - 15.09.2021

One of the forces that are lacking in our country is the autonomy of reason. One of the cornerstones of European civilization. If we are truly making this movement to Europe, we need to take care of these cornerstones. Because if they are not in the foundation, then all this Europeanization of Ukraine will turn out to be fiction

Oles Maniuk - 14.07.2021

The director with anatomical clarity, step by step, reveals the mechanisms by which love kills everything that does not fit into its expectations, turns a living creature into a kind of zombie. Seeing and understanding this is excruciatingly difficult. It’s easier to turn away and remain trapped in a comforting illusion. True, its price will turn out to be excessive, incompatible with life

Oles Maniuk - 10.07.2021

University philosophy is increasingly being reborn into what the classics called “philistinism.” The crisis of the current state of philosophy, or, I emphasize, the existence of institutional forms of modern philosophy, consists precisely in the fact that this mass community, which bears the name of philosophers, refuses, and quite deliberately, from solving its own philosophical problems in the modern world

Oles Maniuk - 07.07.2021

Throughout its history, mankind has attempted to reduce all the diversity of life to some established norm once and for all. The problem is that it was the attempts to fit a person into the Procrustean framework of the norm that ended in the darkest follies

Oles Maniuk - 16.06.2021

On May 6, Sigmund Freud would have turned 165 years old. He became one of the most famous, iconic figures of the twentieth century. But more than that, Freud turned out to be the most misunderstood (or falsely understood) thinker of the last century. Moreover, he remains so to this day

Oles Maniuk - 12.05.2021

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