Download e-book for kindle: Antisemitism and the left: On the return of the Jewish by Robert Fine,Philip Spencer

By Robert Fine,Philip Spencer

Universalism exhibits faces to the realm: an emancipatory face trying to the inclusion of the opposite and a repressive face that sees within the different a failure to go a few basic try of humanity. Universalism can be utilized to call for that we deal with all individuals as people despite specific transformations, however it can be used to symbolize complete different types of individuals as inhuman, no longer but human or enemies of humanity. Jewish adventure of universalism deals an equivocal try out case. Universalism has inspired the fight for Jewish emancipation but in addition helped strengthen the concept that there's something primarily destructive to humanity approximately Jews and that there's a 'Jewish query' that should be 'solved'. This unique and stimulating booklet strains struggles in the Enlightenment, Marxism, serious thought and the modern left to rescue universalism from its repressive, antisemitic undertones.

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