Edmonds and Warburton: Philosophy Bites Again
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Tzvetan Todorov, philosopher and literary theorist, explores the continuing relevance of Enlightenment values in the 21st Century in this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast.
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I'm not very impressed by Mr Todorov here.
He makes a slightly elitist and generally incorrect comment when he says that enemies of enlightenment manifest themselves generally today as Islamic theocracies. He says that there are fundamentalist Christians and Jews, but "they do not run the state."
Hmm...well with the existence of the Isreali leadership and a US president who claims that God told him to invade Iraq, I would say yes, those other kinds of fundamentalists do run governments.
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January 24, 2010 at 06:24 PM
I just read at a Brazilian magazine a great interview where Todorov talks about "Barbarians". He makes the distinction between the Greek acception - Barbarians where those who didn't speak Greek - and the Latin - that were very different.
He talks about how these concept can be used today.
Thank you Master.
It's good to listen from you again. When I was at college you tough me by this book: "The Fantastic: A Structural Approach to a Literary Genre".
It was very good to read your interview this morning and quite a encouragement to keep going in such a strange world.
March 15, 2010 at 03:11 PM
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