Ryszard F. Sadowski (Prof.)

e-mail: r.sadowski@uksw.edu.pl

 

Professor of philosophical anthropology. Research interests are connected with the philosophical perspective on the environmental crisis, especially with the linkage between religion and the environment, as well as the religion-based attitudes toward nature. Member of the International Association for Environmental Philosophy; The International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture;  European Forum for the Study of Religion and the Environment;  Forum on Religion and Ecology,  and the Catholic Coalition on Climate Change. He has authored and co-authored over 50 peer-reviewed publications.

 

Specialization:

  • Environmental Humanities, Environmental Philosophy, Ecophilosophy, Environmental
  • Anthropology, Religion and Ecology, Sustainable Development.

 

Positions of responsibility:
Associate professor in the Chair of Environmental Anthropology in Institute of Ecology and Bioethics at Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw.

 

Doctoral dissertation:
“Hans Jonas’s Standpoint on the Mind-Body Problem” (2004)

 

Membership in Scientific Organizations and Associations:

  • Towarzystwo Naukowe Franciszka Salezego [Francis de Sales Scientific Society] – secretary of Executive Committee  (2007-present)
  • European Forum for the Study of Religion and the Environment <www.hf.ntnu.no/relnateur> (2009-present)
  • International Association for Environmental Philosophy (2009-present)
  • Forum on Religion and Ecology (FORE) – member since 2009
  • Catholic Coalition on Climate Change (2009-present)
  • Franciscan Action Network (FAN) (2009-present)
  • The International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture (2010-present)

 

Grants, projects, expert’s statement, scientific research:
“Man and the Environment. Return to the Lost Οἶκος (Oikos) and Its Restoration” – research project of bilateral cooperation of Faculty of Christian Philosophy at Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw, Poland and Faculty of Philosophy at Salesian Pontifical University in Rome, Italy (2013-2015).

 

Selected  publications:

  • Kureethadam J. I., Łepko Z., Sadowski R.F. eds, (2016), Returning to the Οἶκος. Ways to Recover our Common Home, Rome: LAS.
  • Sadowski R.F., (2015), Philosophical Dispute over the Role of Christianity in the Ecological Question, Towarzystwo Naukowe Franciszka Salezego, Warsaw.
  • Sadowski R.F., Łepko Z., eds, (2009), A Humanist Approach to Sustainable Development, Warsaw: UKSW.
  • Sadowski R.F., Tomczyk J., eds., (2008), A Holistic Approach to Environment Conservation, Warsaw: UKSW.
  • Sadowski R.F., (2016), Οἶκος  Abandoned by Civilized Humanity Going Through the Crisis of Adolescence, in: Returning  to  the  Οἶκος.  Ways  to  Recover  our  Common  Home, ed. J.I. Kureethadam, Z. Łepko, R. F. Sadowski, Rome: LAS,  40-54.
  • Sadowski R.F., (2016), Historical Inspirations of the Principle of Sustainable Development, in: Returning  to  the  Οἶκος.  Ways  to  Recover  our  Common  Home, ed. J.I. Kureethadam, Z. Łepko, R.F. Sadowski, Rome: LAS, 296-311.
  • Sadowski R.F., (2016), Genetic Engineering in the Light of Dialectic of Enlightenment, in: Returning  to  the  Οἶκος.  Ways  to  Recover  our  Common  Home, ed. J.I. Kureethadam, Z. Łepko, R. F. Sadowski, Rome: LAS, 194-212.
  • Sadowski R.F., (2015), Le radici antiche del concetto di sostenibilità, in: Cura della casa comune. Introduzione a Laudato Si’ e Sfide e prospettive per la Sostenibilità, ed. J.I. Kureethadam, Roma: LAS, 153-160.
  • Sadowski R.F., Dołęga J. M., (2009), Founding Principles of Sustainable Development, in: A Humanist Approach to Sustainable Development, ed. Z. Łepko, R.F. Sadowski, Warsaw: UKSW, 13-38.
  • Sadowski R.F., (2009), The Role of Religion in the World and in Poland in the Formulation and Implementation of the Sustainable Development Strategy, in: A humanist Approach to Sustainable Development, ed. Z. Łepko, R.F. Sadowski, Warsaw: UKSW, 139-168.
  • Sadowski R.F., (2008), The Role of Cultural Ecology in Environmental Studies, in: A Holistic Approach to Environment Conservation, ed. R.F. Sadowski, J. Tomczyk, Warsaw: UKSW, p. 41-62.
  • Sadowski R.F., (2016), The Concept of «Nobilis Barbarus»  in the Light of Contemporary Ecological Challenges, “Problems of Sustainable Development” 11/1, 23-30.
  • Sadowski R.F., (2016), The Concept of Integral Ecology in the Encyclical Laudato Si’, “Divyadaan Journal of Philosophy and Education” 27/1, 21-44.
  • Sadowski R.F., (2016),  Inspirations  of  Pope  Francis’  Concept  of  Integral  Ecology, „Seminare. Learned Investigations” 37/4, 73-89.