Paweł Grabarczyk
PhD, assistant professor at the Institute of Philosophy at the University of Lodz and postdoc at Center for Computer Games Research at IT University Copenhagen. Specializing in analytic philosophy, mostly philosophy of language, and in game studies. He published in, among many others, „Filozofia Nauki”, „Przegląd Filozoficzny”. “New Ideas in Psychology”, and „Ruch Filozoficzny”. President of the Centre for Philosophical Research. Member of the Hybris editorial board since 2006.







Tomasz Sieczkowski
PhD, assistant professor at the Institute of Philosophy at the University of Lodz. Interested in the modernization and antireligious potential of the Enlightenment, the New Atheism, postsecularism, and contemporary socio-political philosophy. Masters degree on Modern and Contemporary philosophical reflection on death (2000). PhD on Hume’s antireligious thought (2006; published as a book in 2016). The editor of the monographic issue of „Nowa Krytyka” dedicated to Hume (2008) and the co-editor of five books. He published in the journals such as „Przegląd Filozoficzny”, "Nauka", "Diametros" and „Nowa Krytyka”. Translator (Berkeley, Hume, Norris, Caputo, Bernstein, Lewellen, Kuper, Ruse, Meister). Co-founder of Hybris. A cyclist.












Bogdan Banasiak
Professor of Philosophy, head of the Theory of Culture Unit in the Department of Modern Culture at the University of Lodz. He works on Sade, F. Nietzsche, and contemporary French philosophy (J. Derrida, G. Deleuze, M. Foucault, P. Klossowski, G. Bataille). The author of the first polish monograph on Derrida: Filozofia „końca filozofii”. Dekonstrukcja Jacquesa Derridy (1995, 1997, 2007; the K. Szaniawski Prize and Minister of National Education prize), Sade: Filozofia integralnej suwerenności. Zarys systemu Markiza de Sade (revised and enlarged second edition entitled Integralna potworność. Markiz de Sade – filozofia libertynizmu, czyli konsekwencje „śmierci Boga”) (2006) and the book entitled Słońce ekstazy, noc melancholii. Rzecz o Raymondzie Rousselu (2007). Prime mover and managing director of the unofficial Marquis de Sade club (1989), initiator and director of the „Festiwal Filozofii” and „Nietzsche seminarium” [http://ph-f.org/]. Translator of many books and papers on philosophy and French literature (Association of Polish Translators prize for the translation of O gramatologii by Derrida). „Nowa Krytyka”, „Hybris”, „Lamus”, „ΣΟΦΙΑ” and „[fo:pa]” associate. He is also a broadcaster, journalist, video producer („Fryderyk” prize for the Varius Manx videoclip Zanim zrozumiesz, 1994), musician (Randez-Vous co-founder and a bass player) [http://bb.ph-f.org/].



Marcin Bogusławski
PhD, assistant professor at the Institute of Philosophy at the University of Lodz. Interested in the philosophy of humanities, the socio-political philosophy, modern epistemology, philosophy and theory of music. Masters degree on Michel Foucault philosophy as inspired by the Georges Canguilheim and Georges Dumezil standpoints. PhD on humanities from the ontology of culture point of view. He published in, among others, „Przegląd Filozoficzny”, „Analiza i Egzystencja”, „Forum Oświatowe”, „Przegląd Socjologii Jakościowej”. Music critic (opera mostly). Occasionally appears on radio but more often he writes, for the Medium Publiczne for instance.





Dawid Misztal
PhD, assistant professor at the Institute of Philosophy at the University of Lodz. Interested in the philosophical anthropology, the contemporary socio-political philosophy, the philosophy of culture, and the philosophy of sport (in a totally random order). PhD on the sources of the selected anthropological ideas in the XIX-XX centuries. Co-editor, translator and co-translator. Vulnerable to injuries, cycling and football lover.






Małgorzata Gwarny
PhD, assistant professor at the Institute of Philosophy of the University of Lodz. Interested in the theophilosophy and philosophy of religion, especially in their modern (XVII and XVIII century) conceptualizations and transformations. MA dedicated to the theistic content of Leibniz’s thought, while PhD (2006) to the religious and socio-political ideas of Thomas Paine. In recent years, involved in the conference-monographic project that has resulted in the co-editing book about God (2010, 2012; co-authorship as well). Published in the journals such as „Edukacja Filozoficzna” and „Folia Philosophica”. Leibniz admirer. Privately, she is a fan of animals and distant journeys.



Krzysztof Kędziora
PhD, assistant professor at the Institute of Philosophy at the University of Lodz. PhD on “John Rawls - In search of normative fundamentals of democracy”. He published in the journals such as “Etyka”, and “Ruch Filozoficzny”. His scientific interests include modern political philosophy, history of the polish social thought in the 19th and early 20th centuries, and the problem of the relation between religion and public sphere.







Tomasz Załuski
PhD, an art historian and a philosopher, assistant professor at the Department of Modern Culture at the University of Lodz and at the Institute of Art Theory and History of the Strzeminski Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz. His research interests include modern and contemporary art concepts, art in relation to the praxeology and biopolitics, configurations of the aesthetics, ethics, and politics in the cultural project of the modernity, contemporary French philosophy ( especially J. Derrida and J.-L. Nancy). He is the author of the book Modernizm artystyczny i powtórzenie. Próba reinterpretacji (2008), editor of the Sztuki w przestrzeni transmedialnej (2010) volume. Translator (with M. Gusin) of the book Rozdzielona wspólnota (2010) by Jean-Luc Nancy. Member of the Hybris editorial board and also of the advisory board of the „Sztuka i dokumentacja” journal.






Michał Zawidzki
PhD, assistant professor at the Institute of Philosophy at the University of Lodz. Studied political science, philosophy, and mathematics. Ministry of Science and Higher Education grant holder (2009). Intern at the University of Manchester. PhD on the deductive system for the hybrid logics. Field of his research include philosophical and mathematical logic with special regard to the modal and descriptive logics, questions of the decidability, absoluteness, and complexity of the computational theory. Apart from this, he is strongly interested in the philosophy of mind (especially in the philosophical naturalism) and philosophy of language. A fan of both Wittgensteins, but mostly the second one. He published in the „Rocznik Kognitywistyczny” and in the „Bulletin of the Section of Logic”. He devotes his free time to uncritical listenings to the Keith Jarrett concerts and every kind of sport activity.



Damian Rusek
Doctoral student at the Contemporary Philosophy Department at the University of Lodz. Mainly interested in philosophy of religion, philosophy of science, philosophy of education, and all kinds of rock music, and also in more or less known films. Monty Python and South Park admirer. Part of the Hybris board since 2013.






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