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Democracy in Dark Times

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Description for Democracy in Dark Times Paperback. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: JPA; JPHV. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 228 x 154 x 17. Weight in Grams: 390.
"This is a truly illuminating and necessary book. Jeffrey Isaac lucidly explores the moral and political dilemmas of this turbulent fin-de-siecle, East and West. His passionate approach is inspired by a genuine moral vision that sees liberal democracy as an unfinished, continuously beleaguered project. Hannah Arendt and Albert Camus, I am sure, would have been in full agreement with his line of reasoning."—Vladimir Tismaneanu, University of Maryland, College Park "This will be the first of the many recent books on Hannah Arendt to move beyond exegesis to engage in the kind of thinking about politics that she so valued. The ... Read more

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Cornell University Press United States
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About Jeffrey C. Isaac
Jeffrey C. Isaac is Professor of Political Science and Adjunct Professor of American Studies, Philosophy, and Jewish Studies at Indiana University. His previous books include Power and Marxist Theory: A Realist View, also from Cornell, and Arendt, Camus, and Modern Rebellion.

Reviews for Democracy in Dark Times
In this rich collection of essays, Jeffrey Isaac provides a compelling and equally disturbing analysis of the prospects for a more radical liberal democratic praxis and a helpful guide to contemporary political theory.
Eric Gregory
Journal of Religion

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