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Chair in Philosophy of Politics

room no 416    tel. 12 663 25 26

room no 417    tel. 12 663 25 27

room no 424    tel. 12 663 25 34

The area of research interests

Staff members at the Chair in Philosophy of Politics conduct research in the following areas:

  • philosophy and ethics of politics
  • history of western political thought
  • history of Polish political thought
  • theory of state and law
  • theory of democracy
  • philosophy and ethics of security
  • history of western philosophy
  • contemporary political philosophy
  • republican traditions
  • conservatism and liberalism
  • civil society

The courses taught by the members of the Chair cover the topics such as:

  • history of the world of political and legal thought
  • philosophy and ethics of politics
  • contemporary discussions conducted within the framework of political philosophy
  • the theory of democracy, civil society, the public sphere and multiculturalism
  • the issues of modernity and secularization
  • the problem of multiculturalism from the perspectives of political philosophy
  • formation of legal traditions
  • philosophy and ethics of security

Head of the Chair: prof. Bogdan Szlachta, PhD

Position: professor

Research interests:

History of western political thought (especially mediaeval and later ones, including Polish political thought), contemporary discussions on political philosophy.

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prof. dr hab. Ewa Bujwid Kurek

Stanowisko: profesor

Zainteresowania badawcze:

Główne nurty zainteresowań badawczych skupiają się na na współczesnych problemach Europy Środkowo – Wschodniej ze szczególnym uwzględnieniem państw pojugosłowiańskich (Słowenii. Chorwacji, Macedonii, Bośni i Hercegowiny, Serbii, Czarnogóry, Kosowa).
 
 
 

prof. of UJ Arkady Rzegocki, PhD

Position: professor

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prof. of UJ Dorota Pietrzyk-Reeves, PhD

Position: professor

Research interests:

Contemporary philosophy and ethics of politics; history of political thought; classical and early modern republican tradition; neo-republicanism; Polish political thought of the 16th century; theories of civil society, democracy and democratization; public sphere; multiculturalism; political education.

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Arkadiusz Górnisiewicz, PhD

Position: assistant professor

Research interests:

History of political thought; political philosophy; theories of modernity; philosophy of history; political theology; semantics of political terminology.

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Krzysztof Mazur, PhD

Position: assistant lecturer with a doctor's degree

Research interests:

Contemporary political philosophy, political analysis, public policies, innovation policy, technology and democracy, national security.

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