LESZEK KOCZANOWICZ, ANXIETY AND LUCIDITY: REFLECTIONS ON CULTURE IN TIMES OF UNREST

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MAGDA LEJZEROWICZ

Abstract

In the book entitled  Anxiety and Lucidity. Reflections on Culture in Times of Unrest Leszek Koczanowicz reflects upon the phenomena of fear and anxiety in essential areas of life, both for the individual as well as the community. He adopts an interdisciplinary perspective so characteristic of an insightful researcher of culture. Fear and anxiety, as he argues, are intrinsic to modernity - the inability to get rid of them is characteristic of modern man. Koczanowicz puts his thoughts on paper in a demanding fashion, which does not, however, obscure the pleasure of reading these well-written and intelligent texts. The author's knowledge is vast, which transpires in the reviewed publication.

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LEJZEROWICZ, M. (2021). LESZEK KOCZANOWICZ, ANXIETY AND LUCIDITY: REFLECTIONS ON CULTURE IN TIMES OF UNREST. Society Register, 5(3), 113-120. https://doi.org/10.14746/sr.2021.5.3.07
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MAGDA LEJZEROWICZ, The Maria Grzegorzewska University

Magda Lejzerowicz – researcher in disability studies, a philosopher, assistant professor in Institute of Interdisciplinary Disability Studies The Maria Grzegorzewska University in Warsaw. Dr Lejzerowicz deals with the ethical, social and pedagogical aspects of integration systems, with particular emphasis on the education and rehabilitation of people with disabilities. Other scientific interests are the person with a disability as the subject of activities, identity and disability, stigma and social exclusion, communication with people with disabilities, preparation of academic staff to work with people with disabilities. Dr Lejzerowicz collaborates with the Department for the Sociology and Anthropology of Culture at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences. She conducts the research project Inclusion Education and Preparation of the Polish School.

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