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The celebrated theorist Tzvetan Todorov offers here a thought provoking study of the complex relationship between 'ethics' and 'history'. In exploring such issues as how one practices and assesses equality among different societies, Todorov confronts topics ranging from the conquest of America and nineteenth-century colonialism, to democracy and conflicts of the Self versus the Other.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-223) and index.

About the Author

Tzvetan Todorovand#160;is a philosopher and literary theorist. He was born in Bulgaria andand#160;has lived in France since 1963. He has published more than twenty books and has been a visiting professor at universities including Harvard, Yale, Columbia, and the University of California, Berkeley.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780816622986
Translator:
Waters, Alyson
Author:
Waters, Alyson
Author:
Todorov, Tzvetan
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Location:
Minneapolis :
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
History
Subject:
World
Subject:
Semiotics & Theory
Subject:
Comparative civilization.
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
History -- Philosophy.
Subject:
World History-General
Edition Description:
1
Series Volume:
87-29A
Publication Date:
19950231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
9 line illustrations
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9 x 5.88 in

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