This volume examines whether the Arab Uprisings introduce a replica of the European Enlightenment or rather stimulate an Arab/Islamic Awakening with its own cultural specificity and political philosophy. By placing Immanuel Kant in Tahrir Square, Cairo, this book adopts a comparative analysis of two enlightenment projects: one Arab, still under construction, with possible progression toward modernity or regression toward neo-authoritarianism, and one European, shaped by the past two centuries.
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|Size: ||4.0 MB|
|Publisher: ||Lexington Books|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||2370007473298 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|