Andrzej Nowicki (philosopher)

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Andrzej Nowicki
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Born27 May 1919
Warsaw, Poland
Died1 December 2011(2011-12-01) (aged 92)
NationalityPolish
Alma materUniversity of Warsaw
Era20th-century philosophy
InstitutionsUniversity of Warsaw
(1952–63)
University of Wrocław
(1963–73)
Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin
(1973–91)

Andrzej Rusław Fryderyk Nowicki[1] (b. 27 May 1919 in Warsaw – d. 1 December 2011 in Warsaw) was a Polish philosopher of culture, a specialist in the history of philosophy and of atheism, in Italian philosophy of the Renaissance and in religious studies and a connoisseur of the fine arts, poet and diplomat . He conceived his own philosophical system which he called "the ergantropic and incontrological (Polish: ergantropijno-inkontrologiczny) philosophical system of meetings within things". He worked as an academic at the University of Warsaw (1952–63), the University of Wrocław (1963–73), the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin (1973–91) and achieved the rank of a professor. He was co-founder and chairman of the Association of Atheists and Freethinkers and of the Polish Association for Religious Studies (Polish: Polskie Towarzystwo Religioznawcze). He was the founder and editor-in-chief of the "Euhemer" magazine. He was the grandmaster of the Grand Orient of Poland[2] in 1997–2002 and was a member of the committee of the Front of National Unity in 1958.[3]

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  1. ^ Siedlaczek, Iwona Agnieszka (12 May 2011). "Andrzej Rusław Fryderyk Nowicki". Retrieved 26 July 2016. Cite journal requires |journal= (help) (Pol.)
  2. ^ Miciński, Tadeusz (2004). Nietota. Księga tajemna Tatr. Warsaw: tCHu. p. 335. ISBN 83-901178-1-9.
  3. ^ Trybuna Robotnicza, no 4 (4350), 7 January 1958, p. 2.