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Truth of Democracy

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ISBN-10: 082323245X

ISBN-13: 9780823232451

Edition: 3rd 2010

Authors: Jean-Luc Nancy, Michael Naas, Pascale-Anne Brault

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The initial provocation for The Truth of Democracy was the fortieth anniversary of May 68 and the recent criticism (some by French President Nicolas Sarkozy himself) leveled against the ideals and actors at the center of this important but still misunderstood moment in French history. Nancy here defends what he calls simply "68" without apology or equivocation, calling it an essential stage in the search for the "truth of democracy." Less a period within time than a critical moment or interruption of time, 68 needs to be understood, Nancy argues, as an "event" that provided a glimpse into the very "spirit of democracy," a spirit that is linked not to some common vision, idea, or desire…    
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Publication date: 6/12/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 72
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English