Philosophy Master, Warsaw University, 1949. Doctor Scientiarum, Warsaw University, 1952. Doctor Habilitatus, Warsaw University, 1961.
Senior assistant Warsaw University, 1950-1952, assistant professor, 1953-1961, associate professor, 1961-1965, 67-68. Senior research fellow California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1965-1967. Associate professor Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland, 1968-1975, professor extraordinarius, 1975-1993, professor ordinarius, since 1989.
Visiting professor Rice University, Houston, 1988-1989.
Sergeant Underground Army, 1943-1945. Member Free European Academy of Sciences, Anthroposophical Society, Congregation of Mariavites (minister general).
Married Elzbieta Jefremienko Kochanowska, December 22, 1954 (divorced October 1969). Children: Anthony, Mikolaj, Jerzy, Michal. Married Teresa Sitarz.
1 child, Dawid.