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The democratic ideal and the Shoah : the unthought in political modernity / Shmuel Trigano ; translated by Gila Walker.

Publication | Not Digitized | Library Call Number: D804.348 .T7513 2009

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    Uniform Title
    Idéal démocratique à l'épreuve de la Shoa. English
    Series
    SUNY series in contemporary Jewish thought
    SUNY series in contemporary Jewish thought.
    Format
    Book
    Author/Creator
    Trigano, Shmuel.
    Published
    Albany : SUNY Press, c2009
    Contents
    Introduction: A reversal in perspective
    Part 1. The Jew-of-the-citizen. Naked singularity in the Shoah
    The unthinkable singularity
    The all-too-thinkable Shoah
    The unthought singularity
    The "universal" narrative of singularity
    Democracy's Jewish question : Sartre and Arendt
    Part 2. The man-of-the-citizen. The enigma of the democratic man
    The "crime of being born" : the obscenity of the native condition of men
    The hidden religion of modernity
    The memory controversy as a decoy
    Part 3. The Jew-of-the-man : the singular and the democratic universal. The enigma of Jewish singularity
    The enigma of the "people"
    Towards a new age in democracy?
    Notes
    Translated from the French.
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
    Introduction: A reversal in perspective -- Part 1. The Jew-of-the-citizen. Naked singularity in the Shoah -- The unthinkable singularity -- The all-too-thinkable Shoah -- The unthought singularity -- The "universal" narrative of singularity -- Democracy's Jewish question : Sartre and Arendt -- Part 2. The man-of-the-citizen. The enigma of the democratic man -- The "crime of being born" : the obscenity of the native condition of men -- The hidden religion of modernity -- The memory controversy as a decoy -- Part 3. The Jew-of-the-man : the singular and the democratic universal. The enigma of Jewish singularity -- The enigma of the "people" -- Towards a new age in democracy?

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    Language
    English
    ISBN
    9781438426297
    1438426291 (hardcover : alk. paper)
    Physical Description
    329 p. ; 24 cm.

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