Barbara Skarga (1919 – 2009) — Philosopher and historian of philosophy, professor of IFiS PAN. She studied philosophy at the Stefan Batory University in Vilnius. During the II World War she served as a liaison officer in AK. She was arrested by Russians in 1944 and sentenced for 11 years of Soviet forced labour camp. Shortly upon releasement she received a writ commanding her to resettle immediately to kolkhoz. She returned to Poland in 1955. Main publications: The Birth of the Polish positivism 1831-1864 (1964), Intellect in the Quandary: Between Comte and Bergson (1975), Past and Interpretations (1987), Trace and Presence (2002), Metaphysical QuintetAfter Deliverance 1944-1956 (1985). (2005) and a volume of reminiscence.
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