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Dialogue and Universalism

Volume 19, Issue 11/12, 2009

Towards Universal Civilizations

Dariusz Góra-Szopiński
Pages 125-132
DOI: 10.5840/du20091911/129

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.