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University of Silesia in Katowice

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Birth date: 27 December 1903

Date of death: 2 October 1992

Award date: 9 October 1978

USil Senate resolution date: 14 September 1978

Application date: 2 June 1978

Applying unit: Council of the Faculty of Social Sciences

Philosopher, historian of science and culture, and academic at the University of Lviv and University of Warsaw (1946–1968). Member of the Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences and regular member of the Polish Academy of Sciences, member of the French Academy of Sciences and numerous scientific associations in Poland and abroad, a member and co-founder of the Comparative Education Society in Europe (CESE). He received an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Berlin, Lomonosov Moscow State University, the University of Padova, the University of Opole.

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