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Before and After 9/11 : a Philosophical Examination of Globalization, Terror, and History.

Author: Tom Rockmore
Publisher: London : Continuum International Pub. Group, 2011.
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This clearly written and accessible work presents a philosopher's response to the series of events known as "9/11" and the global culture in the United States -and global societyGÇöthat followed. It provides a comprehensive analysis of the emerging post-9/11 culture, situating it in a broad context that includes politics, religious discourse, economic theory, and philosophical orientation. Before and After 9/11  Read more...
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Rockmore, Tom.
Before and After 9/11 : A Philosophical Examination of Globalization, Terror, and History.
London : Continuum International Publishing Group, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Rockmore
ISBN: 9781441186768 144118676X
OCLC Number: 721194835
Description: 1 online resource (193 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; CHAPTER ONE Bush's Religious Interpretation of Terrorism; CHAPTER TWO Huntington's Political-Scientific Analysis of the Clash of Civilizations (or Cultures); CHAPTER THREE Lewis's Historical Account of Religious Difference; CHAPTER FOUR Models of Historical Knowledge; CHAPTER FIVE Economics, Globalization, and History; CHAPTER SIX Globalization and Terrorism: Modernity or Jihad?; CHAPTER SEVEN Economic Globalization and Empire; Index.

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Presents a philosopher's response to the series of events known as '9/11' and the global culture in the United States - and global society - that followed. This work provides an analysis of the  Read more...

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It continues to be surprising that American philosophers have said little or nothing of consequence regarding 9/11 during the decade following this horrendous event. Tom Rockmore redresses this Read more...

 
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