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Dr hab. Janusz Jaskóła passed away

It is with deep regret and profound sadness that we inform you that dr hab. Janusz Jaskóła, academic teacher at the Institute of Philosophy, passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2021.

He was a man of great heart and an outstanding mind, a master for many generations of students. In 2016-2020 he was the Deputy Head for Student Affairs of the Institute of Philosophy.

Funeral ceremonies will begin on Friday, January 15, 2021 at 1 p.m. at the Grabiszyński Cemetery in Wrocław (side entrance).

Dr hab. Janusz Józef Jaskóła, assistant professor at the Department of Contemporary Philosophy, was an academic teacher associated with the University of Wrocław since 1992. The basis for obtaining his doctorate in 1997 was the dissertation “Possible worlds in the history of philosophy. Reconstruction of the historical disclosure of their meanings ”written under the supervision of Prof. dr hab. Janina Gajda-Krynicka; he received his postdoctoral degree in 2012 on the basis of the monograph “First Philosophy. Establishing and discovering the philosophical reality ”(The University of Wrocław Publishing House, Wrocław 2011). Inspired by the Socratic method, the outstanding didactic and pedagogical activity of Dr hab. Janusz Jaskóła was reflected in the exemplarily exercised university functions: in 2016-2020 he was the Deputy Head for Student Affairs of the Institute of Philosophy and the Faculty Advisor of extramural studies, as well as an active member of departmental and directional teams for quality and evaluation of education quality. The contribution of Dr hab. Janusz Jaskóła in creating the program of the specialization “studies on religions and intercultural dialogue” in full-time second-cycle studies in the field of philosophy, as well as in the corrections of the study programs in 2016-2020, was invaluable. He was awarded the 1st degree Rector of the University of Wrocław prize for his didactic and organizational achievements in 2018. He was the author of 32 research papers, including the book “Possible Worlds as a Validation of Philosophy: Plato” (Wrocław 2000).

Published by: Tomasz Sikora

14 Jan 2021

last modification: 14 Jan 2021