Adam Chmielewski

Adam Chmielewski is professor of philosophy in the Institute of Philosophy, University of Wrocław, Poland. His books include Popper’s Philosophy: A Critical Analysis (1995); Open Society or Community? (2001); and Psychopathology of Political Life (2009).

Solidarity

Two halves: Poland copes with freedom

How should we assess the results of the peaceful transformation of Poland initiated by the emergence of the ‘Solidarity’ movement in 1981 and the first semi-democratic elections held in 1989, which brought victory to that movement?