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Elzbieta Pietruska-Madej

Elzbieta Pietruska-Madej, Polish philosopher, educator. Member Polish Philosophical Society (general secretary since 1986).


  • Pietruska-Madej, Elzbieta was born on June 7, 1938 in Lwów, Poland. Daughter of Stanislaw and Maria (Ochocka) Pietruska.

  • Education

    • Master of Science in Physical Chemical, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, 1962. Master of Arts in Philosophy, Warsaw University, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Warsaw University, 1971.

      Habilitated Doctor, Warsaw University, 1981.


    • Adjunct department philosophy Warsaw University, Poland, 1972-1982, docent Poland, 1983-1993, professor Poland, since 1993, dean philosophy and sociology faculty Poland, since 2000.


    • Author: The Methodological Problems of theScientific Revolution in Chemistry, 1975, The Search for the Laws of the Growth of Science, 1980. Co-author, co-editor: The Relationships between the Theories and the Growth of Science, 1978, Episteme. Some Problems of the Theory of Knowledge, 1995.

      Member editorial board Philosophical Study, 1985, Philosophy of Science, 1992. Contributor articles on philosophy, methodology and history of science to professional journals.


    Member Polish Philosophical Society (general secretary since 1986).


    • Married Kazimierz Madej, June 1, 1935.
    • father: Stanislaw Pietruska
    • mother: Maria (Ochocka) Pietruska
    • spouse: Kazimierz Madej
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    Born June 7, 1938
    • 1962
      Maria Curie-Sklodowska University
    • 1969
      Warsaw University
    • 1971
      Warsaw University
    • 1981
      Warsaw University
    • 1972 - 1982
      Adjunct department philosophy Warsaw University