Overview:Essays on Power: Empire, the Sin upon My Head - This fascinating book brings together philosophical and historical essays on the European experience of empire. Its main thesis is that at the heart of political experience stands a metaphysical one, with a rich trail of evidence in the historical record. The book sets out to explore this in the case of a succession of European empires between the fifteenth and twentieth centuries. Power changed everything. It took away the old conceptions of morality and exposed the nature of the world in a way that forced these empires to make a choice on who they were and what they wanted. The study of this choice, translated into a million other choices and acts, forms the core of the text. It proceeds in two steps. The first examines the philosophical concepts of power; the second investigates the real experience of these concepts in the turbulent history ofEurope from the Reformation to the Second World War and its aftermath. The result is a passionate and elegant work that offers a groundbreaking look into the psychology and psychosis of imperial power and achieves the rarest of feats: a philosophical work on politics that actually matters.

This book is on page /a06b960ac9dc90216ed4e00b41bc8290/book/1603734652-9781527509177. It was written by the following authors: Dessislav Valkanov. Book Essays on Power: Empire, the Sin upon My Head, which can be read online, published by the company: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Politics, Society, Spirituality, Education, Beliefs. The book was published on 2018-06-18. It has 109 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight g. File for download Essays on Power: Empire, the Sin upon My Head has PDF format and is called essays-on-power-empire-the-sin-upon-my-head.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our topcanal.eu site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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