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  |   Articles & Essays JK, War, Violence, Fear   |   No comment

Book review of Democracy Kills. What’s So Good About the Vote? By Humphrey Hawksley

Macmillan, London 2009 ISBN 978-0-230-74408-0 This book review first appeared in International Affairs, Chatham House, March 2010, pp. 16-18 PDF John Keane's review: During the past decade, as ‘democracy promotion’ and military campaigns against enemies dubbed ‘terrorists’ gathered pace, war, violence and democracy...

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31 March 2010
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Reply by A.C. Grayling to John Keane’s Reflections on A.C. Grayling’s Liberty in the Age of Terror. A Defence of Civil Liberties and Enlightenment Value

This reply was published in the March 2010 issue of The Monthly John Keane's comments are rich in a variety of points, all meritingresponse, but I shall focus on their main thrust only in the short space offered me here. I am...

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16 March 2010
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Reflections on A.C Grayling’s Liberty in the Age of Terror

A Defence of Civil Liberties and Enlightenment Value PDF Bloomsbury, London, Berlin and New York, 2009 ; ISBN 978 1 4088 0242 7 This book review appeared in The Monthly (February 2010)   Review's abstract: The latest book of essays by the English liberal philosopher A.C....

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01 February 2010
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