The Jew, the Arab: A History of the Enemy

The Jew the Arab A History of the Enemy Is there a concept of the enemy To what discursive sphere would it belong Or if there is no concept of the enemy what are the factors that could have prevented its articulation Following the reflect

  • Title: The Jew, the Arab: A History of the Enemy
  • Author: Gil Anidjar
  • ISBN: 9780804748247
  • Page: 150
  • Format: Paperback
  • Is there a concept of the enemy To what discursive sphere would it belong Or, if there is no concept of the enemy, what are the factors that could have prevented its articulation Following the reflections of Carl Schmitt and Jacques Derrida on the theologico political, and reading canonical texts from the Western philosophical, political, and religious traditions, the aIs there a concept of the enemy To what discursive sphere would it belong Or, if there is no concept of the enemy, what are the factors that could have prevented its articulation Following the reflections of Carl Schmitt and Jacques Derrida on the theologico political, and reading canonical texts from the Western philosophical, political, and religious traditions, the author seeks to account for the absence of a history of the enemy.The question of the enemy emerges in this book as contingent on the way Europe has related to both Jew and Arab as concrete enemies Moreover, the author provocatively argues that the Jew and the Arab constitute the condition of religion and politics Among the many strengths of the book is the timeliness of its profound study of contemporary actuality the volume provides a basis for a philosophical understanding of the forces at work that produced and kindled current conflicts in Europe, the U.S and the Middle East.

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    1. A history that is not a history of the enemy, a concept whose history can never be written. If this sounds interesting to you, you might love this book; if this sounds bogus, steer clear. The impulse is cool: he essentially wants to argue that the idea of "Europe" is bound up with a contrasting definition of the "Semitic" (Jew/Arab), and that the theological-political dimension of European politics is sublimated into the Jews (theological difference) and the Arabs (political difference). Europe, [...]

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