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Author Mirsepassi, Ali

Title Political Islam, Iran, and the enlightenment : philosophies of hope and despair / Ali Mirsepassi

Publ Info New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011
 RWU Main Library  DS318.825 .M576 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  DS318.825 M576 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript vii, 230 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Machine generated contents note: Introduction: political Islam's romance with the 'West'; 1. Intellectuals and the politics of despair; 2. The crisis of the nativist imagination; 3. Modernity beyond nativism and universalism; 4. Heidegger and Iran: the dark side of being and belonging; 5. Democracy and religion in the thought of John Dewey; 6. Enlightenment and moral politics; 7. Conclusion
LC subject Iran -- Politics and government
Iran -- Intellectual life
Intellectuals -- Political activity -- Iran
Islam and politics -- Iran
Politics and culture -- Iran
Islam and secularism -- Iran
Islamic modernism -- Iran
Heidegger, Martin, 1889-1976 -- Influence
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 -- Influence
ISBN 9780521768825 (hardback)
0521768829 (hardback)