Braxatoris M. The National Philosophy of Ľudovít Štúr on the Axis of the West – Slovakia – East
The author presents an analysis of ideological views of the Slovak national revival by Luďovít Štúr in the national philosophy; philosophy of history, nation, language, and partly aesthetic. He follows the evolution of opinions on the axis of the West – East from the perspective of nature and provenance of ideological sources as well as cultural and geopolitical preferences. To understand Ľudovít Štúr‘s ideological sources, the author examines the extent of the presence of a Hegelian, Herder, Slavophile and partly Humboldtian elements in Štúr philosophical views on various stages of his life and work. As part of his characteristics of cultural and geopolitical preferences the author focuses on chronological aspects of the creation and further development of views which are presented in the post-revolutionary phase of his work. In the final part of the article, the author describes (among other things) invariant basis to understand issues of national philosophy, which are reflected in Štúr works during his entire creative life.
Ľudovít Štúr, national philosophy, West, Slovakia, East