Before and after 9/11 : a philosophical examination of by Tom Rockmore

By Tom Rockmore

This basically written and obtainable paintings provides a philosopher's reaction to the sequence of occasions referred to as "9/11" and the worldwide tradition within the usa 'and international society' that undefined. It presents a finished research of the rising post-9/11 tradition, situating it in a vast context that comes with politics, spiritual discourse, financial thought, and philosophical orientation. sooner than and After 11th of September reconstructs the occasions that ended in and departed from the assaults on September eleven, 2001. It criticizes the makes an attempt to provide an explanation for Sep 11 by means of George W. Bush, his administration's neo-conservatives, Samuel Huntington, and Bernard Lewis. It additionally will pay specific realization to the significance of the industrial size within the emergence of conflicts in an age of globalization. the purpose is to supply a philosophical assessment of Sep 11, understood as a sequence of hooked up occasions inside an ongoing old context. This detailed paintings will attract someone trying to comprehend the present global, together with the continuing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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See chapter 12: “Morality and Hegemony,” in Kagan, Dangerous Nation, pp. 357–416. Bob Woodward, Plan of Attack, cited in Ron Suskind, “Faith, Certainty and the Presidency of George W. Bush,” New York Times Magazine, October 17, 2004. See Ron Suskind, “Faith, Certainty and the Presidency of George W. Bush,” in New York Times Magazine, October 17, 2004. Office of the Press Secretary, September 11, 2001. Office of the Press Secretary, September 20, 2001. See Richard Rorty, Achieving Our Country: Leftist Thought in Twentieth Century America.

Held, How Terrorism Is Wrong: Morality and Political Violence, p. 76. 5. Leon Trotsky, Terrorism and Communism, Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1961, p. 58. 6. For an overview, see Milton Meltzer, The Terrorists, New York: Harper and Row, 1983. 7. For recent discussion of the concept of a state of emergency, see Giorgio Agamben, Etat d’exception. Homo sacer, trans. By Joël Gayraud, Paris: Editions du Seuil, 2003. 8. , foreword and concluding chapter by David D. Hall, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004.

21. ing 14. prone to expansionist policies. See Robert Kagan, Dangerous Nation, New York: Knopf, 2006. Kagan specifically compares the Spanish-American War and the decision to invade Iraq. See chapter 12: “Morality and Hegemony,” in Kagan, Dangerous Nation, pp. 357–416. Bob Woodward, Plan of Attack, cited in Ron Suskind, “Faith, Certainty and the Presidency of George W. Bush,” New York Times Magazine, October 17, 2004. See Ron Suskind, “Faith, Certainty and the Presidency of George W. Bush,” in New York Times Magazine, October 17, 2004.

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