Roman Rybarski held a unique position in a national movement. He acted against destroying liberal and Christian basis of European civilization as well as dogmatic interpretation of nationalism. He was in favour of its diversity. He opposed the state hegemony and disregard for legal norms. He died in Auschwitz.
Stanisław Borzym (b. 1939) – professor, former Editor-In-Chief of the “Archives”, for many years fulfilling directorial duties in the Department of the Modern and Contemporary Philosophy at the Institute of Sociology and Philosophy PAN. Specialist in the field of Polish philosophy of the XIX and XX century (particularly in its connections with French and German thought) and history of the modern philosophy. Publications: Bergson and the changes of the world-view in Poland, Ossolineum, Wrocław 1984; Polish philosophy 1900 – 1950, Ossolineum, Wrocław 1991; Panorama of the Polish philosophical thought, PWN, Warsaw 1993; The Presence of Hazard. Sketches on the general philosophy, IFiS PAN, Warsaw 1998; The Past for the Future. From the History of Polish Thought. IFiS PAN, Warsaw 2003.
The journal founded by Leszek Kołakowski, Bronisław Baczko and Jan Garewicz appears continuously since 1957.