The Demon in Democracy: Totalitarian Temptations in Free Societies

The Demon in Democracy: Totalitarian Temptations in Free Societies

by Ryszard Legutko

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594039911
Publisher: Encounter Books
Publication date: 06/26/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 277,827
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Ryszard Legutko is a professor of philosophy at Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, specializing in ancient philosophy and political theory. He has served as Poland's education minister, secretary of state in the chancellery of the late president Lech Kaczynski, and deputy speaker of the Senate.

Liam Gerrard is an award-winning voice artist with over ten years of experience working in every field of the voice industry, as well as a highly acclaimed stage and screen actor. A 2017 Audie Award nominee, he has narrated over thirty audiobooks in a wide range of genres and styles.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Introduction 1

Chapter I History 11

Chapter II Utopia 43

Chapter III Politics 73

Chapter IV Ideology 113

Chapter V Religion 145

Conclusion 177

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The Demon in Democracy: Totalitarian Temptations in Free Societies 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Compelling argument about similarities of communist/socialist impulses and present outcomes in liberal-democracies. The description of the assault on Religion in Western Culture is accurate and proven by daily events unfolding in current events.