This interview was conducted by Javier Toro.
Ryszard Legutko is a Professor at the Institute of Philosophy at the Jagiellonian University, a member of the European Parliament and a former Minister of National Education of Poland. He is the author of The Demon in Democracy: Totalitarian Temptations in Free Societies.
Liberal democracy consists of two elements —liberalism and democracy. The word liberalism derives from liberty, the word democracy means, as everybody knows, the rule of the people. Let us take those two words separately.
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