The main focus of the article is to present certain aspects of the communitarian movement's program against the background of the philosophical anthropology of Charles Taylor. Part of the introduction clarifies some terminological issues concerning the name 'communitarian' in Polish and in general. It emphasizes the distinction between the communitarian as applied to the communitarian movement and to certain philosophers. Afterwards it introduces the Responsive Communitarian Platform which constitutes kind of communitarian manifesto. It underlines above all the importance of the social aspect of the human nature and the need for taking moral opinions into account in every public debate. The article offers subsequently a brief presentation of the basic elements of Taylor's anthropology. The reason of this passage is the fact that if can provide good theoretical basis for the main communitarian claims.
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