Józef Marceli Dołęga

(1940-2014)

On January 19th, 2014 prof. Józef Marceli Dołęga passed away.

He was the Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy of the Academy of Catholic Theology (ATK) and the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University (UKSW) for a long time. The founder and director of the Institute of Ecology and Bioethics of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University, head of the department of Ecophilosopy and Environmental Education.

One of the most prominent Polish philosophers and environmentalists, working on humanistic concept of environmental protection.

He was a member of the Scientific Committee Man and Environment at the Polish Academy of Sciences, Committee on Science of the Polish Episcopate, member of the Council of Environmental Information Center of the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management and a member of the Scientific Council of the Polish Green Lungs Agreement. He was also the editor of the international scientific journal Studies Ecologiae et Bioethicae and also a member of the Editorial Board of Problemy Ekorozwoju/Problems of Sustainable Development scientific journal.

Problemy Ekorozwoju 9(2)2014: 5

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