Before and After 9/11: A Philosophical Examination of Globalization, Terror, and History (BOK)

Tom Rockmore

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This is a philosophical analysis of the 9/11 events against the ongoing historical background. 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 society - that 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 reconstructs the events that led to and departed from the attacks on September 11, 2001. It criticizes the attempts to explain 9/11 by George W. Bush, his administration's neoconservatives, Samuel Huntington, and Bernard Lewis. It also pays particular attention to the importance of the economic dimension in the emergence of conflicts in an age of globalization. The aim is to provide a philosophical overview of 9/11, understood as a series of connected events within an ongoing historical context. This unique work will appeal to anyone seeking to understand the current world, including the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter Tom Rockmore
Forlag
CONTINUUM ACADEMIC PUBLISHING
ISBN 9781441118929
Antall sider 208 Dimensjoner 15,3cm x 22,8cm x 1,5cm
Vekt 295 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Social & political philosophy, Political science & theory, Globalization

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