Awards & Winners

Leszek Ko?akowski

Date of Birth 23-October-1927
Place of Birth Radom
(Masovian Voivodeship, Poland)
Nationality Poland
Also know as Leszek Kolakowski
Profession Philosopher, Historian of Philosophy and Religion, Professor
Leszek Kołakowski was a Polish philosopher and historian of ideas. He is best known for his critical analyses of Marxist thought, especially his three-volume history, Main Currents of Marxism. In his later work, Kolakowski increasingly focused on religious questions. In his 1986 Jefferson Lecture, he asserted that "We learn history not in order to know how to behave or how to succeed, but to know who we are.”

Awards by Leszek Ko?akowski

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Jerusalem Prize
(Polish language)