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Welcome to “Przekrój”!

In case you’re wondering where you are, and especially since you probably can’t pronounce the name of this website, here’s a little help—“Przekrój” (pronounced “p-SHEH-crooy”) is the oldest society and culture magazine in Poland, now available in English.

“Przekrój” Magazine brings English-speaking readers some of the best journalism from across Central and Eastern Europe, in the fields of wellbeing, art, literature, science, ecology, philosophy, psychology, and more. Take a break from the speed and intensity of the daily news and join us!

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Magazine
Magazine / society
The Many Faces of Decency
The Many Faces of Decency
Magazine / society

Professor of Ethics Paweł Łuków talks about moral norms, what it means to be decent, and how we can relate this to our own behaviour and that of others.

Paulina Wilk

Magazine / society
The Apostle of (Inner) Peace
The Apostle of (Inner) Peace
Magazine / society

Thích Nhất Hạnh, the spiritual father of mindfulness, lived a remarkable life focused on empathy, forgiveness, and peace.

Paulina Wilk

Reading / society
Up and Down (and Up Again)
Up and Down (and Up Again)
Reading / society

According to Stoicism, failure can be a source of strength and progress on the path to perfection.

Piotr Stankiewicz

Magazine / culture
The Russian Prophet of Immortality
The Russian Prophet of Immortality
Magazine / culture

Nikolai Fyodorov believed that only resurrection of the dead could save the world. His extraordinary vision fascinated the likes of Dostoevsky and Tolstoy.

Michał Milczarek

Magazine / science
Simple Answers Don’t Exist
Simple Answers Don’t Exist
Magazine / science

Popular science writer Carl Zimmer talks about the multitude of ways in which we can define life and death, and what this means for us.

Jan Dzierzgowski

Magazine / science
Metaphors of Nature
Metaphors of Nature
Magazine / science

If only we humans would stop for a moment and observe the world around us, we might discover that there are other modes of cognition, just as fascinating as ours.

Julia Fiedorczuk

Magazine / science
We Are Nature
We Are Nature
Magazine / science

Spinoza helps diagnose the bad ideas and sad passions that preclude us from a finer relationship with the natural world.

Beth Lord

Magazine / society
I Collect Signs of the End
I Collect Signs of the End
Magazine / society

Philosopher and political scientist Leszek Koczanowicz talks about the different aspects of societal fear and anxiety, and how this is connected with Sherlock Holmes.

Aleksandra Pezda

Reading / society
Remembering the Future
Remembering the Future
Reading / society

What connects pop artist Dua Lipa with philosopher Jacques Derrida? Both are interested in a certain nostalgia that entwines past, present and future.

Enis Yucekoralp

Magazine / society
A Discreet Genius
A Discreet Genius
Magazine / society

The Hungarian Ervin László was originally a classical pianist, before later becoming a philosopher of science and advocate of quantum consciousness.

Paulina Wilk

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