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Ron Johnston

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780197264904

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2013

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197264904.001.0001

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Leszek Kolakowski 1927–2009

Leszek Kolakowski 1927–2009

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Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 172, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, X
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STEVEN LUKES

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British Academy
DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197264904.003.0009

Leszek Kolakowski, an eminent philosopher known mainly outside his native Poland for Main Currents of Marxism, was an enormously influential public figure in Poland. He was awarded the Order of the White Eagle when Poland was liberated and went into exile in 1968, first to North America, where he continued to give active support and advice to Solidarity, and then to Oxford. Kolakowski, who became a Fellow of the British Academy in 1980, was buried in Poland with military honours and a minute's silence in the national Parliament. Obituary by Steven Lukes FBA.

Keywords:   obituary, Leszek Kolakowski, British Academy, White Eagle, solidarity, Steven Lukes

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