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Adam J. Chmielewski

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Adam J. Chmielewski, lives and works in Wroclaw. He is a professor of philosophy in the Institute of Philosophy, University of Wroclaw, Poland. He is the editor and translator of several publications of Karl Popper including Objective Knowledge, Open Society and Its Enemies, Open Universe: An Argument for Indeterminism, A World of Propensities and Unended Quest: An Intellectual Autobiography. He has also translated a number of works related to the philosophy of Critical Rationalism, e.g. Alan Chalmers's What is this Thing Called Science? (1993) and John Watkins's Explaining History (a collection on J. Watkins's papers on Methodological Individualism, 1992).

He is the author of Popper's Philosophy: A Critical Analysis (1995), Incommensurability, untranslatability, conflict. Relativism in Contemporary Analytical Philosophy (1997) and, Open Society or Community?, a book devoted to the philosophical and moral foundations of liberalism and its contemporary communitarian critique.