Epifanie metafizyczne I. Ingardena i S.I. Witkiewicza
Metaphysical Epiphanies of R. Ingarden and S.I. Witkiewicz
The author in his article approaches and confronts metaphysical threads of conceptions authors mentioned above. It deals with some fundamental questions of aesthetics and widely comprehended philosophy: symbolization, metaphysical experience and symbolic participation. Apart from drawing a comparison between Ingarden’s metaphysical qualities and metaphysical feelings of Witkacy one can f ind here considerations concerning an event of epiphany and its metaphysical derivative – metaphany (this term was constructed and def ined by the author of the article). In this context it is proper to notice the analysis of basic symbolic senses: the vertical, the depth, the surface. At the end, the author sketches the universal structure of reality in which is situated metaphanical subject, i.e. the subject experiencing metaphysical epiphany.