5 Introduction
  Chapter One
  THE LOVE OF WISDOM. ORIGIN OF THE NOTION OF "PHILOSOPHY"
18 1. SECULARISATION OF “DIVINE” WISDOM
36 2. DEIFICATION OF HUMAN WISDOM
42 3. A NEW AGE AND A NEW IDEAL OF PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE
52 4. PROBLEM OF WISDOM AS A REAL PROBLEM
  Chapter Two
  MEANING OF THE QUESTION "WHAT IS PHILOSOPHY?"
65 1. PHILOSOPHY AS A PROBLEM FOR ITSELF
76 2. HOW PHILOSOPHY DELIMITS, COGNISES AND DETERMINES ITSELF
82 3. FIRST HISTORICAL FORM OF THEORETICAL KNOWLEDGE
88 4. PHILOSOPHY AS AN ALIENATED FORM OF SOCIAL CONSCIOUSNESS
97 5. SOCIAL CONSCIOUSNESS OR SCIENCE?
107 6. CRITICISM OF THE EXISTENTIALIST INTERPRETATION OF THE QUESTION "WHAT IS PHILOSOPHY?"
  Chapter Three
  PHILOSOPHY AS A SPECIFIC FORM OF COGNITION
115 1. QUALITATIVE DIVERSITY OF KNOWLEDGE
120 2. SPECULATION, LOGIC, FACTS
136 3. INTUITION, TRUTH, CREATIVE IMAGINATION
148 4. INTERPRETATION AS A MODE OF PHILOSOPHICAL INQUIRY
166 5. THEORETICAL SYNTHESIS OF DIVERSE CONTENT
  Chapter Four
  DEFINITION OF PHILOSOPHY AS A PHILOSOPHICAL PROBLEM
178 1. DIFFICULTIES OF DEFINING PHILOSOPHY DUE TO THE PECULIAR NATURE OF ITS HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT
191 2. DIVERSITY OF DEFINITIONS OF PHILOSOPHY
219 3. PHILOSOPHY AS A SPECIFIC WORLD VIEW
  Chapter Five
  NATURE OF PHILOSOPHICAL PROBLEMS
237 1. QUESTIONS THAT CANNOT BE LEFT UNANSWERED
273 2. PROBLEMS, OLD AND NEW, ETERNAL AND TRANSIENT
  Chapter Six
  THE SUBJECT-MATTER OF PHILOSOPHY
287 1. THE SUBJECT-MATTER OF PHILOSOPHY AS A PROBLEM
302 2. FUNDAMENTAL PHILOSOPHICAL THEMES
333 3. THE SUBJECT-MATTER OF DIALECTICAL AND HISTORICAL MATERIALISM
  Chapter Seven
  PHILOSOPHY AS THE SELF-CONSCIOUSNESS OF THE HISTORICAL EPOCH
343 1. ROLE OF THE PERSONALITY IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF PHILOSOPHY
366 2. EPOCHS IN PHILOSOPHY AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC EPOCHS
386 3. IDEOLOGICAL FUNCTIONS OF PHILOSOPHY
  Chapter Eight
  ON THE NATURE OF PHILOSOPHICAL DEBATE
409 1. INEVITABILITY OF SCIENTIFIC DEBATE
423 2. IDEOLOGICAL SOURCES OF PHILOSOPHICAL DEBATE
436 3. THEORETICAL ROOTS OF PHILOSOPHICAL DEBATE
457 CONCLUSION
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