Reclaiming the Enlightenment: Toward a Politics of Radical Engagement by Stephen Eric Bronner

Reclaiming the Enlightenment: Toward a Politics of Radical Engagement

byStephen Eric Bronner

Kobo ebook | October 6, 2004

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This book tackles an obvious yet profound problem of modern political life: the disorientation of intellectuals and activists on the left. As the study of political history and theory has been usurped by cultural criticism, a confusion over the origins

Stephen Eric Bronner is Distinguished Professor of Political Science and director of civic diplomacy and human rights at the Institute for World Challenges, Rutgers University. He is the senior editor of Logos: A Journal of Modern Society and Culture and the author of many books, including Imagining the Possible: Radical Politics fo...
Title:Reclaiming the Enlightenment: Toward a Politics of Radical EngagementFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:October 6, 2004Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023150098X

ISBN - 13:9780231500982

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Table of Contents

Interpreting the Enlightenment: Metaphysics, Tradition, and Politics
In Praise of Progress
Inventing Liberalism
The Great Divide: Enlightenment, Counter-Enlightenment, and the Public Sphere
Abolishing the Ghetto: Anti-Semitism, Racism, and the Other
The Illusory Dialectic: From Enlightenment to Totalitarianism
Experiencing Reality: The Culture Industry, Subjectivity, and Identity
Pathways to Freedom: Rights, Reciprocity, and the Cosmopolitan Sensibility
Renewing the Legacy: Renewing the Legacy

Editorial Reviews

Reclaiming the Enlightenment is a vigorous and thought-provoking book.