Lech Szczucki (1933-2019) — professor, historian of philosophy and culture, professor emeritus of the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology PAN. Active member of the Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences, a fellow in the Warsaw Scientific Society, member of the Society for the Advancement and Promotion of Science. Chief Works: Marcin Czechowic. A Study from the History of Nontrinitarianism, 1964; Michał Seruet. Selected Works and Documents, 1967; Philosophical and Religious Thought of the Reformation, 1972; In the Circle of Heretical Thinkers, 1972; Philosophy and Social Thought of the XVI century (700 years of Polish Thought), 1978; Religious Nonconformists of XVI and XVII century, 1993; Humanists, Heretics and Inquisitors, 2006. Former Editor-In-Chief of the „Archives”.
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