Der Streit um die Existenz des Menschen

Jozef Tischner: Der Streit um die Existenz des Menschen

Józef Tischner (1931–2000) war eine intellektuelle Autorität Polens im 20. Jahrhundert. Aus dem südpolnischen Bergland stammend, widmete er sich nach seiner Ausbildung zum Priester der Philosophie. Er lehrte an der Päpstlichen Theologischen Akademie in Krakau und war lange Präsident des Wiener Instituts für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen (IWM). Auf deutsch sind u.a. erschienen Ethik der Solidarität. Prinzipien einer Hoffnung (1982), Das menschliche Drama (1989).

Recent Publications

  • Europe at the Crossroads: Confronting Populist, Nationalist, and GlobalChallenges

    The extreme right wing is on the rise. And there are signs that part of the political mainstream in Europe, the US, and beyond is considering going along with far-right populist parties and their divisive, ethno-nationalist programmes. Europe at the Crossroads is an urgent scholarly response to the sociopolitical challenges that far-right programmes pose to …
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  • Migrants and City-Making: Dispossession, Displacement, and Urban Regeneration

    In Migrants and City-Making Ayse Çaglar and Nina Glick Schiller trace the participation of migrants in the unequal networks of power that connect their lives to regional, national, and global institutions. Grounding their work in comparative ethnographies of three cities struggling to regain their former standing—Mardin, Turkey; Manchester, New Hampshire; and Halle/Saale, Germany—Çaglar and Glick …
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  • The Age of Questions

    In her book, Holly Case presents chapter by chapter, seven distinct arguments and frameworks for understanding the age. She considers whether it was marked by a progressive quest for emancipation (of women, slaves, Jews, laborers, and others); a steady, inexorable march toward genocide and the “Final Solution”; or a movement toward federation and the dissolution …
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