Michal Kuz

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Michal Kuz works at Lazarski University in Poland.

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Tractatus Politico-Philosophicus. W. Julian Korab-Karpowicz. Kęty: Marek Derewiecki, 2015.

Tractatus Politico-Philosophicus (Political-Philosophical Treatise), the new book by W. Julian Korab-Karpowicz, could be entitled Localism and Philosophy. [1] This is because the book offers a comprehensive philosophical alternative to the one-way logic of globalization and the neoliberal consensus that combines the ideology of the new left with corporate interests. One may call…
Dostoevsky Trepanier Avramenko

Dostoevsky's Political Thought. Richard Avramenko and Lee Trepanier, eds. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2013. Sainte Russie. Alain Besançon. Paris: Editions de Fallois, 2012.
Dostoevsky’s Political Thought is a collection of essays on the ideas inspired by, arguably, the greatest political minds among the nineteenth-century novelists. The volume is especially successful in depicting Dostoevsky’s criticism of modernity and its “secular social religions.”[i] It fleshes…
Woody Allen

As Seen in the Films of Woody Allen
Every reading necessarily involves a misreading.1
This is true especially in the case of Fyodor Dostoevsky and has even been codified in the form of the theory of a polyphonism of his novels.2 This theory assumes that Dostoevsky is a withdrawn author, a deus absconditus from his own universe.
Nevertheless, a Central European, a person…
High Noon Poland

The Poster That Symbolizes Shared Values
Not many U. S. political scientists I had the pleasure to read or otherwise communicate with know that a poster depicting a character from a famous American Western film became a symbol of the Anti-Communist transformations in Poland in 1989.
It was a hallmark of opposition during the election that, as it later turned out, transformed…

Problem ladu politycznego. eseje o mysli Erica Voegelina (The Problem of Political Order. Essays on the Thought of Eric Voegelin), forward by Michal. J. Czarnecki. Warszawa: Fudnacja Swietego Mikołaja i Redakcja Teologii Politycznej, 2010.
Essays On The Thought of Eric Voegelin [Eseje o mysli Erica Voegelina] is the first major anthology of texts on Eric Voegelin's philosophy that has been translated…