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Author Harris, Lee, 1948-

Title The suicide of reason : radical Islam's threat to the enlightenment / Lee Harris.

Imprint New York : Basic Books, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  303.482 H242s  2007    ---  Available
Description xxi, 290 p. ; 25 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Fanaticism and the myth of modernity -- The denial of fanaticism -- Fanaticism and resentment -- The end of history? -- Clash or crash? -- The fanaticism of reason -- Demystifying reason -- Thomas Hobbes and the politics of reason -- Condorcet's tenth stage -- Reason and autonomy -- Liberal exceptionalism -- The logic of fanaticism -- The legacy and future of jihad -- Can carpe diem societies survive? -- Our new world disorder.
Subject Islamic fundamentalism.
Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Fanaticism -- Psychological aspects.
Religious fanaticism -- Psychological aspects.
ISBN 9780465002030

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