Sonia Horonziak

Sonia Horonziak
Polish Academy of Sciences | PAN · Scientific Centre in Vienna

PhD Doctor of Political Science and Administration

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February 2020 - present
Polish Academy of Sciences
Position
  • Specialist for the scientific contacts
Education
October 2013 - October 2019
Jagiellonian University
Field of study
  • Doctor of Political Science and Administration

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Publications (18)
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Since the announcement of post-truth as the word of the year 2016, the phenomenon described by it has become increasingly recognized in contemporary political discourse. The confusion of facts with emotions and personal beliefs would serve as a reference to contemporary political communication, especially between politicians and voters. But is it t...
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6 sierpnia 2019 roku Prezydent RP Andrzej Duda wyznaczył datę wyborów parlamentarnych w Polsce na 13 października 2019 roku. W konsekwencji Państwowa Komisja Wyborcza zarejestrowała w sumie 88 komitetów wyborczych, co było wstępem do rozpoczęcia kampanii wyborczej. Tym, co jednak znacząco wyróżniło wybory z 2019 roku oraz ich narrację polityczną, b...
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The problem of the body-soul separation has long been the subject of both philosophy and science. There is no doubt that man is a biological being. What is not certain is how human biology influences our actions and decision processes. Does it constitute humanity or is it just an excess. At the beginning of the twentieth century, Arnold Gehlen, who...
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THEORY OF DEMOCRACY AND POLITICAL POLARIZATION: CAN A POLARIZED SOCIETY REMAINS DEMOCRATIC? Polarization is a totalizing political tool. While the us versus them division has long fueled political competition, polarization is taking systemic struggle to the next level. Polarization divides the political landscape into two camps, where a compromise...
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The aim of this article is to analyse the dysfunctionalities of Polish democracy that has seen the stability of the power-opposition system disturbed; and society left suffering under the totality of political polarisation. Considering the fact that within a polarised society only one solution can be the leading one, the society and the state, both...
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W marcu 2020 r., a więc w czasie trwania pandemii COVID-19, w Bawarii odbyły się wybory samorządowe: 15 marca - pierwsza tura wyborów (w formie tradycyjnej oraz korespondencyjnej), a 29 marca - druga tura (jedynie w formie korespondencyjnej). Zmiana reguł głosowania między I a II turą nastąpiła w atmosferze politycznej zgody, za aprobatą wszystkich...
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ABSTRACT EN: In March 2020, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, local elections were held in Bavaria: the first round of voting took place on 15.03.2020 (traditional and postal voting) followed by run-off ballot on 29.03.2020 (postal voting alone). The political decision to rely solely on postal voting in the second ballot was made unanimously by all poli...
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Arnold Gehlen is the 20th century thinker and philosopher of philosophical and political anthropology. He is best known for his theory of institutions that connects the problems of contemporary man with a reflection on the “initial” state of human being. Gehlen often referred in his research to the works of classics of modern philosophy. His views...
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During research on the condition of modern man, researchers are rising voices that contemporaneity introduced a change in the position and perception of people as members of specific social groups. It is related to the multitude of globalization processes, the development of modern technologies and a change in the way of experiencing the world. A p...
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Arnold Gehlen, as a classic of philosophical anthropology, tried to establish the initial categories, thanks to which the ambivalent dynamics of modern man's development in a world dominated by technologies becomes understandable. When he create the biological-anthropological image of the individual, he described it as a defective being, marked by...
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Słynna pochwała natury przez Jana Jakuba Rousseau prezentowała dobrego człowieka naturalnego, naznaczonego zepsuciem przez wpływ społeczeństwa i kultury. Przyjęte zostało założenie, jakoby człowiek naturalny mógł istnieć, a stan przedkulturowy jest w jakiś sposób możliwy. Analizując sytuację współczesnego świata, Arnold Gehlen zauważa, że kultura t...
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Władza od zawsze rościła sobie prawo do ciała jednak sposób manifestacji tego roszczenia przeszedł we współczesnej kulturze znaczną ewolucję. Do XIX wieku kara to przede wszystkim spektakl, kaźń. Zaplanowany, zorganizowany i publiczny pokaz to nie więcej jak tylko ukazanie majestatu władcy, suwerena, którego najwyższe prawo jakie nadał ludowi zosta...
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Abstrakt Gehlen's theory of institutions shows how thinking about the further prospect of human activities can create the base for constructing institutions. Strong and stable institutions provide social support to the activities of individuals. A man without institution is not able to arouse the motivation for action-oriented ideal. What's more m...
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The article discusses the way the first concepts of man and human nature passed in order to allow the emergence of separate scientific fields: philosophical and political anthropology. Human being was always a subject of inter-est to scholars and politicians. In every science we can discover the elements of thought which sought to embrace the compl...
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Article aims to investigate the effect of social time on the broader phenomenon of social change and to determine how social time affects social change and vice versa. Text deals with the evolution of time under the temporal human awareness. The evolution of social time can be seen by analyzing the mythical time in primitive societies and historica...
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The paper presents the influence of the most famous early modern concepts of social contract to the modern perception of national security. First of all, the article relies on the considerations of three theorists of the social contract: Thomas Hobbes, John Locke and Jean Jacques Rousseau. The core of the paper is the recognition of security as the...
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Journal: Polityka i Bezpieczeństwo. 2082-9159.

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