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Read online الخوف من البرابرة: ما وراء صدام الحضارات.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC الخوف من البرابرة: ما وراء صدام الحضارات The relationship between Western democracies and Islam rarely entirely comfortable has in recent years become increasingly tense A growing immigrant population and worries about cultural and political assimilation exacerbated by terrorist attacks in the United States Europe and around the world have provoked reams of commentary from all parts of the political spectrum a frustrating majority of it hyperbolic or even hysterical .

In i The Fear of Barbarians i the celebrated intellectual Tzvetan Todorov offers a corrective a reasoned and often highly personal analysis of the problem rooted in Enlightenment values yet open to the claims of cultural difference Drawing on history anthropology and politics and bringing to bear examples ranging from the murder of Theo van Gogh to the French ban on headscarves Todorov argues that the West must overcome its fear of Islam if it is to avoid betraying the values it claims to protect True freedom Todorov explains requires us to strike a delicate balance between protecting and imposing cultural values acknowledging the primacy of the law and yet strenuously protecting minority views that do not interfere with its aims Adding force to Todorov s arguments is his own experience as a native of communist Bulgaria his admiration of French civic identity and Western freedom is vigorous but non nativist an inclusive vision whose very flexibility is its core strength .

The record of a penetrating mind grappling with a complicated multifaceted problem i The Fear of Barbarians i is a powerful important book a call not to arms but to thought by Tzvetan Todorov, جان ماجد جبور

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الخوف من البرابرة: ما وراء صدام الحضارات
Title:الخوف من البرابرة: ما وراء صدام الحضارات
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Number of Pages:224
Category:Philosophy, Non fiction, Social science, Islam
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This brilliant and concise book from internationally renowned historian Tzvetan Todorov establishes the Enlightenment as the philosophical cornerstone of the modern world and argues that the wisdom of those times is just as relevant today Although our liberal democracies are the offspring of the Enlightenment they also illustrate the ways in which its ideas can be distorted and perverted People living in these democracies today are often baffled by a host of phenomena which they don t know how to judge globalisation and media omnipotence state sponsored torture and lies moralism and the right of intervention the domination of economics and the triumph of technology Is it possible to distinguish between the Enlightenment legitimate and illegitimate heirs We cannot learn lessons from the past unless we know how to relate them to the present In this brilliant and concise book internationally renowned historian TT shows that what remains relevant to us today of the th century debates is their spirit as expressed in a number of crucial principles and values It is by criticizing the Enlightenment that we remain faithful to it, The relationship between Western democracies and Islam rarely entirely comfortable has in recent years become increasingly tense A growing immigrant population and worries about cultural and political assimilation exacerbated by terrorist attacks in the United States Europe and around the world have provoked reams of commentary from all parts of the political spectrum a frustrating majority of it hyperbolic or even hysterical br br In i The Fear of Barbarians i the celebrated intellectual Tzvetan Todorov offers a corrective a reasoned and often highly personal analysis of the problem rooted in Enlightenment values yet open to the claims of cultural difference Drawing on history anthropology and politics and bringing to bear examples ranging from the murder of Theo van Gogh to the French ban on headscarves Todorov argues that the West must overcome its fear of Islam if it is to avoid betraying the values it claims to protect True freedom Todorov explains requires us to strike a delicate balance between protecting and imposing cultural values acknowledging the primacy of the law and yet strenuously protecting minority views that do not interfere with its aims Adding force to Todorov s arguments is his own experience as a native of communist Bulgaria his admiration of French civic identity and Western freedom is vigorous but non nativist an inclusive vision whose very flexibility is its core strength br br The record of a penetrating mind grappling with a complicated multifaceted problem i The Fear of Barbarians i is a powerful important book a call not to arms but to thought, Une conception triqu e de la litt rature qui la coupe du monde dans lequel on vit s est impos e dans l enseignement dans la critique et m me chez nombre d crivains Le lecteur lui cherche dans les oeuvres de quoi donner sens son existence Et c est lui qui a raison, No description available