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The Resource Europe and empire : on the political forms of globalization, Massimo Cacciari ; edited by Alessandro Carrera ; translated by Massimo Verdicchio

Europe and empire : on the political forms of globalization, Massimo Cacciari ; edited by Alessandro Carrera ; translated by Massimo Verdicchio

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Europe and empire : on the political forms of globalization
Title
Europe and empire
Title remainder
on the political forms of globalization
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Massimo Cacciari ; edited by Alessandro Carrera ; translated by Massimo Verdicchio
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  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
  • "The European Union and the single currency have given Europe more stability than it has known in the past thousand years, yet Europe seems to be in perpetual crisis about its global role. The many European empires are now reduced to a multiplicity of ethnicities, traditions, and civilizations. Europe will never be One, but to survive as a union it will have to become a federation of 'islands' both distinct and connected. Though drawing on philosophers of Europe's past, Cacciari calls not to resist Europe's sunset but to embrace it. Europe will have to open up to the possibility that in few generations new exiles and an unpredictable cultural hybridism will again change all we know about the European legacy. Though scarcely alive in today's politics, the political unity of Europe is still a necessity, however impossible it seems to achieve"--
  • "Assesses the current situation of Europe ten years after the adoption of the single currency. Examines the genealogy of the idea of Europe from the Greek confrontation with the Asia to the conflict between the Roman Empire and Christianity. Discusses the role of secularization in the shaping of modern Europe"--
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Cacciari, Massimo
Dewey number
327.4
Index
index present
LC call number
D1060
LC item number
.C223 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • 1954-
  • 1945-
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  • Carrera, Alessandro
  • Verdicchio, Massimo
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  • European federation
  • Europe
  • Globalization
  • European cooperation
  • Europe
  • Religion and state
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / History & Theory
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Civics & Citizenship
  • Ethnic relations
  • European cooperation
  • European federation
  • Globalization
  • Politics and government
  • Religion and state
  • Europe
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Europe and empire : on the political forms of globalization, Massimo Cacciari ; edited by Alessandro Carrera ; translated by Massimo Verdicchio
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Translated from the Italian
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Massimo Cacciari's genealogy of Europe / Alessandro Carrera -- PART I. THINKING EUROPE. Thinking Europe -- Europeanism -- Two German speeches : the "second thought", the language of Europe -- Europe or philosophy -- Europe or Christianity -- PART II. THE IDEA OF EMPIRE. What is empire? -- The myth of the growing city -- Digressions on empire and the three Romes -- More on the idea of empire -- Empire and Katechon : a question of political theology (from Paul, 2 Thessalonians 2) -- ADDENDA. The Europe of María Zambrano -- We cannot only call ourselves Judeo-Christians -- A conversation with Jacques Le Goff
Control code
909326347
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 199 pages
Isbn
9780823267163
Lccn
2015017375
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)909326347
Label
Europe and empire : on the political forms of globalization, Massimo Cacciari ; edited by Alessandro Carrera ; translated by Massimo Verdicchio
Publication
Copyright
Note
Translated from the Italian
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Massimo Cacciari's genealogy of Europe / Alessandro Carrera -- PART I. THINKING EUROPE. Thinking Europe -- Europeanism -- Two German speeches : the "second thought", the language of Europe -- Europe or philosophy -- Europe or Christianity -- PART II. THE IDEA OF EMPIRE. What is empire? -- The myth of the growing city -- Digressions on empire and the three Romes -- More on the idea of empire -- Empire and Katechon : a question of political theology (from Paul, 2 Thessalonians 2) -- ADDENDA. The Europe of María Zambrano -- We cannot only call ourselves Judeo-Christians -- A conversation with Jacques Le Goff
Control code
909326347
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 199 pages
Isbn
9780823267163
Lccn
2015017375
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)909326347

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