Leszek Kołakowski’s Is God Happy?

I ended the year reading a collection of essays by the Polish philosopher Leszek Kołakowski, whose life spanned not only the two great catastrophes to befall 20th century Poland – the Nazi and Soviet invasions – but the collapse of […]

Leszek Kołakowski’s Modernity On Endless Trial

Leszek Kołakowski came of age under the Nazi occupation of Poland, when the usual Polish school system was suspended and an underground network of tutors and impromptu teachers took on the responsibility of educating Poland’s youth and passing on Polish […]