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About André Glucksmann

André Glucksmann is a French philosopher who supported the 1960s protest movement and opposed the communist regimes of eastern Europe. He struggles against complacency in the face of totalitarian ideology of whatever kind. His most recent book is Dostoïevski à Manhattan.

Articles by André Glucksmann

This week’s World Forum for Democracy 2017 editors

Georgios Kolliarakis

Georgios Kolliarakis political scientist, is a senior researcher at the University of Frankfurt.

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Introducing this week’s theme: Media, parties and populism.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Bin Laden, Dostoevsky and the reality principle: an interview with André Glucksmann

Europe is trapped by complacency and an all too human desire for oblivious contentment, says a leading French philosopher. This helps ensure the success of the nihilistic terror and extremist ideology exemplified by al-Qaida and Saddam Hussein. (From the archive, originally published 31 March 2003)
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