Volume 21, Issue 2, 2011
Universalistic Ideas in Philosophy, Multiple Civilizations and Scientific Applications
Wojciech Jerzy Bober
Leszek Kołakowski as Moralist and Moral Philosopher
Moral thinking plays an important role in philosophy of Leszek Kołakowski. The paper examines his ethical position as it was presented in Kołakowski’s writings dealing directly with this subject, against the background of those stances that he opposed. In the scope of the author’s interest is the problem of the persistence of some elements and the development of the position in question. Both Kołakowski’s ethical and metaethical reflection is taken into account. In conclusion, Kołakowski’s position is ascribed to the anti-theoretic current in ethics.