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Secularism and Revivalism in Turkey: A Hermeneutic Reconsideration / Edition 1
     

Secularism and Revivalism in Turkey: A Hermeneutic Reconsideration / Edition 1

by Andrew Davison, Joel Weinsheimer
 

ISBN-10: 0300069367

ISBN-13: 9780300069365

Pub. Date: 08/11/1998

Publisher: Yale University Press

In this new interpretation of the modernization and secularization of Turkey, Andrew Davison demonstrates the usefulness of hermeneutics in political analysis. A hermeneutic approach, he argues, is essential in understanding the complex relations between politics and religion in post-Ottoman Turkey-and, more broadly, between politics and matters of culture throughout

Overview

In this new interpretation of the modernization and secularization of Turkey, Andrew Davison demonstrates the usefulness of hermeneutics in political analysis. A hermeneutic approach, he argues, is essential in understanding the complex relations between politics and religion in post-Ottoman Turkey-and, more broadly, between politics and matters of culture throughout the modern world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300069365
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
08/11/1998
Series:
Yale Studies in Hermeneutics Series
Pages:
280
Sales rank:
1,189,067
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Introduction 1(17)
1 Interpreting Alternative Modernities
18(33)
2 The Interpretive Commitment in Political Science
51(39)
3 Secularization and Modernization in Turkey: Interpreting the Ideas of Ziya Gokalp
90(44)
4 Interpreting Turkey's Secular Model
134(55)
Conclusion: Toward a Critical, Comparative, Secular Hermeneutics 189(8)
Appendix: The Rationale for the Draft Bill (of the Turkish Civil Code) 197(8)
Notes 205(38)
Select Bibliography 243(22)
Index 265

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