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  1. Jacek Brzozowski, Matthew Festenstein, Marek Kwiek, Patrick Lenta & Christian Miller (forthcoming). Deane-Peter Baker Lectures in Philosophy at the University of Natal, and is an Editor of Theoria. He is Currently Pursuing PhD Studies Through Macquarie University. Recent Publications Include 'Morality, Structure, Transcendence and Theism: A Response to Melissa Lane's Reading of Charles Taylor's Sources of the Self', Forthcoming in Inter. Theoria.
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  2. Marek Kwiek, Between the Community and the Text (French Philosophy, Politics, and the Figure of the Intellectual — From Sartre to Foucault).
    What I am trying to do in the present text is to draw a sketch of postwar French philosophy from the perspective of the question of relations between philosophy and politics. I am showing a distinction between the community and the text that is present in this philosophy from Sartre to Barthes to Foucault and beyond. The general passage from the community-oriented philosophy (which I call "Hegelian") to the text-oriented philosophy (which I call "Nietzschean") took place in the sixties, following (...)
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  3. Marek Kwiek (2014). Changing Higher Education and Welfare States in Postcommunist Central Europe: New Contexts Leading to New Typologies? Human Affairs 24 (1):48-67.
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  4. Marek Kwiek, Intellectuals in Postmodernity?
    There are several points of interest, several catchwords that evoke the whole complicated heart of the matter: Martin Heidegger in 1933 and later, Paul de Man in the years of 1940-42 and later (that "later" being no less important for the current discussions), Robert Faurisson and the whole group of histo- rians-"revisionists" of the Holocaust in France and in the USA in two recent decades. I would say the following: the material for the discussions that are of interest to me (...)
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  5. Marek Kwiek, Knowledge and History. The Postmodern French Humanities and Deleuze's Nietzscheanism.
    The general context for this essay is the following: postmodern philosophy was strongly influenced by Nietzsche, especially in his postwar French readings from Bataille to Blanchot to Deleuze to Klossowski. It was Nietzsche in these readings who provided basic contours of a new self-image of the philosopher (or the humanist, more generally): instead of (modern) thinking about changing the social and political world, philosophers now found new terrains for thought. No longer associated with History, and less and less associated with (...)
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  6. Marek Kwiek, On Some Richard Rorty's Evolution.
    I would like to take into consideration in this text the possibility of Richard Rorty's evolution of views in terms of — suggested by him — distinction between the private and the public as well as in terms of his dichotomous pair of „solidarity" and „self-creation". My efforts would aim at showing that Rorty as a commentator on other philosophers is more and more inclined to value the significance of self-creational, developing one's „final vocabulary" way of philosophizing, while on the (...)
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  7. Marek Kwiek, Postmodernism, Science, Philosophy.
    The fundamental questions to be addressed are these: What is the impact of "postmodernism" on the relationship between philosophy and science? What are the possible consequences of the postmodernist whirlwind on the status of philosophy in contemporary culture? And, does postmodernism add new questions to the gnawing issue over the degree, if any, to which a philosopher is a scientist? It would seem that the relationship between science and postmodern philosophy is a radically new one, not only because the place (...)
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  8. Marek Kwiek, The Classical German Idea of the University Revisited, or on the Nationalization of the Modern Institution.
    The aim of the paper is to provide a philosophical and historical background to current discussions about the changing relationships between the university and the state (and the university and society) through revisiting the classical “Humboldtian” model of the university. This historical detour is intended to show the cultural rootedness of the modern “idea of the university”, and its close links to the idea of the modern national state. The background is provided by the discussion of such German philosophers and (...)
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  9. Marek Kwiek, The Identity Crisis? Philosophical Questions About the University as a Modern Institution.
    The university in the form we are familiar with - the modern university - derives from the intellectual work of German philosophers: from Kant and Fichte to Schleiermacher and Humboldt. Being a modem institution, it is relatively new and was bom together with the rise in national aspirations and the rise in the significance of Nation-States in the 19th century.A tacit deal made between power and knowledge, on the one hand, provided scholars with unprecedented institutional possibilities and, on the other, (...)
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  10. Marek Kwiek, The Philosopher's Self-Image as a Guiding Thread for Philosophy of Culture?
    The question of the place, role and tasks of philosophers in postmodernity is perplexing and complicated. I am going to talk here about French and American thinkers, but always having Central Europe in mind. And the question of the social, cultural and political status of philosophers in postmodernity is one of the most intriguing today, especially considering its self-referentiality: philosophers asking questions about themselves... Let us refer here first to several points of interest, several catchwords that evoke the whole complicated (...)
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  11. Marek Kwiek, The University and the State. A Study Into Global Transformations.
    This book argues that the current renegotiation of the postwar social contract concerning the welfare state in Europe is being accompanied by the renegotiation of a smaller-scale modern social pact between the university and the nation-state. Current transformations to the state under the pressures of globalization will not leave the university unaffected, and consequently it is useful to discuss the university and its future in the context of the state. In the new global order, against the odds, universities are striving (...)
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  12. Marek Kwiek, Wolf Lepenies: Homo Europaeus Intellectualis Revisited.
    Questions about the intellectual's place and role in society, his tasks and obligations, the status he ascribes to himself and that society ascribes to him have recently become a significant part of the ongoing discourse in the humanities. There are different reasons in different countries for this, but whether in English-speaking countries, in Germany or, especially, in France, questions about the intellectual have been important points of reference in numerous discussions at the end of the 20th century. Lepenies' thinking convincingly (...)
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  13. Marek Kwiek & Emil Višňovský (2014). Introductory. Human Affairs 24 (1):3-6.
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  14. Marek Kwiek (2008). Revisiting The Classical German Idea of the University. Polish Journal of Philosophy 2 (1):55-78.
    The aim of the paper is to provide a philosophical and historical background to current discussions about the changing relationships between the university and the state through revisiting the classical “Humboldtian” model of the university as discussed in classical German philosophy. This historical detour is intended to highlight the cultural rootedness of the modern idea of the university, and its close links to the idea of the modern national state. The paper discusses the idea of the university as it emerges (...)
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  15. Marek Kwiek (2007). The Future of the Welfare State and Democracy: The Effects of Globalization From a European Perspective. In Ewa Czerwińska-Schupp (ed.), Values and Norms in the Age of Globalization. Peter Lang. 1--30.
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  16. Marek Kwiek (2004). Intellectuals, Power, and Knowledge: Studies in the Philosophy of Culture and Education. Peter Lang.
  17. Marek Kwiek (2004). Narodziny uniwersytetu z ducha nowoczesności. Principia.
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  18. Marek Kwiek (2003). Agents, Spectators, and Social Hope. Theoria 50 (101):25-48.
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  19. Marek Kwiek (2003). The University, Globalization, Central Europe. Frankfurt and New York: Peter Lang.
    Book synopsis This book is devoted to the condition of the university under the pressures of globalization, with particular reference to Central Europe. It is intended as a companion volume for all those who combine their academic and disciplinary research with wider interests in the functioning of higher education institutions under the new pressures affecting Central Europe. Drawing on its interdisciplinary nature and the wide range of scholars involved, it intends to outline a useful map of new, often challenging, areas, (...)
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  20. Marek Kwiek (2000). The Nation-State, Globalisation and the Modern Institution of the University. Theoria 47 (96):74-98.
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  21. Marek Kwiek (1998). After Philosophy. Theoria 45 (92):77-96.
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  22. Marek Kwiek (1998). Filozofia a nauka i literatura w ponowoczesności. Kilka uwag. Principia.
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