Here We Are by Amanda Shaw

Here We Are

Why Is There Something Rather Than Nothing? 23 Questions from Great Philosophers
by Leszek Kolakowski

Basic, 2007
(240 pages, $20.00, hardcover)

Reading the newspaper can be a demoralizing experience: explosions and elections, scandals and the stock market. Saturated with crises and politics, we might envy the Poles for the antidote of perennial philosophy they received in Leszek Kolakowski’s regular newspaper columns.

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Amanda Shaw is a graduate of the Catholic University of America, is a junior fellow at First Things (www.firstthings.com). She attends the Church of Our Savior in Manhattan.

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