Volume 19, Issue 11/12, 2009
Towards Universal Civilizations
Universalizing the Polish Pope. Arkadiusz Modrzejewski’s Attempt to Describe the World Order According to John Paul II
Among contemporary authors whose philosophical and social thought can be regarded as universalistic, Karol Wojtyła (1920–2005), who became the Pope John Paul II
(1978–2005), seems to hold a particular place. An attempt to present the thought of Karol Wojtyła/John Paul II in universalistic categories has been recently made by the
Polish philosopher and political scientist Arkadiusz Modrzejewski. The article discusses the advantages and drawbacks of his proposition.