Organon F

Volume 30, May 2023, Issue 2, Pages 148–152

ISSN 2585-7150 (online) ISSN 1335-0668 (print)

Discussion Note | Special issue on Author Meets Critics Symposium: Discussion on The Relevance of Models

Leszek Nowak, Idealization and Interpretation

Krzysztof Brzechczyn


The paper is a voice in discussion over Giacomo Borbone’s book The Relevance of Models. Idealization and Concretization in Leszek Nowak. The author characterizes intellectual tradition of Poznań School of Methodology and considers types of interpretation of Marx’s writing adopted by Nowak and his collaborators. According to him idealization theory of sciences resulted from two kinds of interpretations: adaptive and historical ones.


Idealization; interpretation: Leszek Nowak; Poznań School of Methodology.

Author(s) and affiliation(s)


Krzysztof Brzechczyn


Adam Mickiewicz University


Faculty of Philosophy, Adam Mickiewicz University, Wieniawskiego 1, 61-712 Poznań, Poland


About this article


15 November 2022


15 December 2022


Institute of Philosophy of the Slovak Academy of Sciences

Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences

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Brzechczyn, K. (2023). Leszek Nowak, Idealization and Interpretation. Organon F30(2), 148–152.


Brzechczyn, Krzysztof. 2023. "Leszek Nowak, Idealization and Interpretation." Organon F 30 (2): 148–152.


Brzechczyn, K. (2023). Leszek Nowak, Idealization and Interpretation. Organon F, 30(2), pp. 148–152.

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