THE DECLINE OF COMMUNISM AS A PHILOSOPHICAL FACT
In this article Leszek Kołakowski inquires into reasons and consequences of the decline of Communism. He discusses the problem in terms of philosophical concepts of: rationality, truth, morality and freedom. While making a severe judgement on Communism Kołakowski also shows its sense-making role in the European political realm. According to the author the break-down of Communism made our political world – the world of liberal democracy, lose it’s meaning.