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Humanism in Polish Culture

Alina Nowicka-Jezowa, Wieslaw Pawlak and Piotr Urbanski

The aim of the book is to present a collection of studies in the role of humanism in Polish culture from the 15th to the 20th century. Humanism was one important and constitutive element of Polish culture. The present authors discuss following problems: methods of research on humanism, history of the idea of humanism, humanistic anthropology and moral philosophy, relations between humanism and Christianity, classicism, models of culture, communities, and nature in the relations to humanism, philology, and editions of primary sources. This breadth of scholarly approaches makes this volume a unique companion to one of the most important traditions in Polish culture.