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Author Harris, Lee, 1948-

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

Publication Info. New York : Basic Books, [2007]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  BF 575 .F16 H27 2007    AVAILABLE
 Morris Area PL Adult Non Fiction - MRBB-3  303.48 HAR    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  303.482 HAR    AVAILABLE
Description xxi, 290 pages ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
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 Fanaticism -- Psychological aspects.
Religious fanaticism -- Psychological aspects.
ISBN 9780465002030

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