LiveZilla Live Chat Software
Importitall
Register/Login Login Contact UsContacts BlogBlog
Cart Items : 0 | Cart Total : R0
Books > History > Middle East > B001G7R9NW
  1. The Suicide of Reason: Radical Islam's Threat to the West
    Image(s) provided for illustrative purposes and may differ from the actual product
  2. The Suicide of Reason: Radical Islam's Threat to the West

    [B001G7R9NW]
    Delivery: 10-20 Working Days
    Price R598.00

    pinterest
Additional Information

Whether by choice or not, the West finds itself in a low-grade yet bitter war with Islamic fanaticism. It is a war the West is singularly ill equipped to fight. The foe is resistant to any of the normal methods of conflict resolution such as negotiation, economic sanctions, or conventional armed confrontation. The Suicide of Reason shows how modern liberal societies, whose political theories are born of the Enlightenment, are unfamiliar with the nature o mass fanaticism. The West can only think of fanaticism as a social pathology, a failure to modernize, rather than as what it is: a variety of social order that is not only fully viable in the modern world but also willing to use weapons to which the West is uniquely vulnerable. A governing philosophy based on reason, tolerance, and consensus cannot defend itself against a strategy of ruthless violence without being radically transformed-or destroyed. Extraordinarily original and thought-provoking, The Suicide of Reason explains the logic of fanatical movements from the Crusades through Nazism to radical Islam; describes how the Enlightenment overcame fanatical thinking in the West; shows why most Western attempts to address the problem are doomed to fail; and offers strategies by which liberal internationalism can defend itself without becoming a mirror of the tribal forces it is trying to defeat.

Similar Products

Civilization and Its Enemies: The Next Stage of HistoryThe Next American Civil War: The Populist Revolt against the Liberal EliteJihad Incorporated: A Guide to Militant Islam in the UsGlobal Jihadism: Theory and Practice (Political Violence)The Far Enemy: Why Jihad Went GlobalResearch on Terrorism: Trends, Achievements and Failures (Political Violence)Messages to the World: The Statements of Osama Bin LadenCruel and Usual Punishment: The Terrifying Global Implications of Islamic LawSharia Law for Non-Muslims (A Taste of Islam)The Legacy Of Jihad: Islamic Holy War And The Fate Of Non-muslims
Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Lee Harris
Binding
Hardcover
EAN
8601400461013
Format
Bargain Price
Label
Basic Books
Manufacturer
Basic Books
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
312
PublicationDate
2007-07-10
Publisher
Basic Books
Studio
Basic Books
Please Note

The authorised South African distributor of this product is under no obligation to honour the manufacture's guarantees/warranties or to provide after-sales service.

Please note that this product is based in the USA, and is designed and labelled to be used in the USA. If the unit is powered and plugs into an electrical socket, we cannot import the unit for you due to local regulations, as a permit is required for electrical goods. Please check with us if you are unsure or need any assistance!

Please also note that certain items cannot be imported, these include Alcohol, Agricultural Remedies, Animals, Batteries, Flammable Materials, Farm Feeds, Currency, Food, Furs, Chemicals, Explosives, Medications, Plants, Poisons, Seeds, Supplements, Nutrients, Pressurized Cans, Tactical Equipment, Vitamins, Weaponry and Weaponry Accessories. In these cases, information displayed above is for reference/informational purposes only and the item will not be imported. All content is generated and displayed from an automated USA product feed, and if the item cannot be imported for any reason, including carrier restrictions and/or import or sales restrictions under South African or American law, we do reserve the right to cancel and refund the order in full. If you are not sure if we are permitted to bring in an item, please send us an e-mail with a link to the item to confirm.

Please also ensure that you are ordering the correct item for your particular application as returns to the USA are costly. Product reviews are also provided for most of our items, which can give you a good idea for possible things to look out for and the quality of the item. By clicking Add to Cart, you are confirming that the item is correct and you accept the conditions listed here.