Počet strán: 302 Väzba: mäkká, brožovaná EAN: 9780415424042 Jazyk: anglický ISBN: 978-0-415-42404-2 Dátum vydania: 1. januára 2009 Rok vydania originálu: 1995 Vydavateľstvo:Routledge Rozmery: 2,3 cm x 13 cm x 20 cm
John Gray is the bestselling author of such books as Straw Dogs and Al Qaeda and What it Means to be Modern which brought a mainstream readership to a man who was already one of the UK's most well respected thinkers and political theorists. Gray wrote Enlightenmentâ€™s Wake in 1995 â€“ six years after the fall of the Berlin Wall and six years before the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Turning his back on neoliberalism at exactly the moment that its advocates were in their pomp, trumpeting 'the end of history' and the supposedly unstoppable spread of liberal values across the globe, Grayâ€™s was a lone voice of scepticism. The thinking he criticised here would lead ultimately to the invasion of Iraq. Today, its folly might seem obvious to all, but as this edition of Enlightenmentâ€™s Wake shows, John Gray has been trying to warn us for some fifteen years â€“ the rest of us are only now catching up with him.