Lewandowski’s over 20 years of work has been focused on social capital, stratification, sport and culture in the urban milieu. He is currently working on a monograph tentatively entitled,
The Epistemology of Cool: Essays on Boxing and Post-industrial Urban Life
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Lewandowski’s work has been featured in Theory, Culture & Society, Public Reason, European Journal of Social Theory, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, Philosophy and Social Criticism, Cultural Critique, Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, Journal of Social Philosophy, Journal of Poverty and elsewhere. Click here for Publications
Viewing teaching and research as two aspects of a single vocation, Lewandowski has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in philosophy, sport studies, cultural studies, and social and political theory in the US and abroad for over two decades.Click here for Teaching
Urban Social Capital “is a book that adds major insights to our understanding of how social capital is constituted and transformed in the city. This in-depth and cross-cultural examination gives us unexpected findings about the diverse contradictions of urban social capital.” –Saskia Sassen, Columbia University
“This timely collection (Trust and Transitions) offers a wealth of profound reflections about the role that trust and democratic convictions can and should play in transitions to market-based democracies.”-Lubomír Zaorálek, Vice-Chairman, Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic
“Comprised of very interesting and original papers on dimensions of social capital in cities across the globe, this collection represents the next step in rigorous application of analysis to the concept of social capital in cities.”-Amrita Daniere, University of Toronto
Trust and Transitions “is an important book on an important topic in the study of the legacy of distrust and emerging trust as a vital component of social capital in transitioning countries.”-Journal of Human Affairs
“Lewandowski’s Interpreting Culture is a highly original and signal contribution to debates about interpretation and culture in the philosophy of the social sciences. With its rich discussions of urban sociology, race, and other examples from the social sciences, this book should inform and challenge philosophers and social scientists alike.”-James Bohman, St. Louis University