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European Thinkers on Oriental Despotism in the Middle East and India
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ISBN 13: 9780521749619
Contents 1. European views of Islam and their correlation with Oriental despotism-- 2. Observant travelers-- 3. Political thinkers and the orient-- 4. The Oriental despotic university of Montesquieu-- 5. Edmund Burke and despotism in India-- 6. Isstaif, Journal of Islamic Studies Michael Curtis has written a discerning, authoritative book of intellectual history.
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In this book, Curtis considers the writings of six sets of giant intellectual figures on the subject of the Orient The theme that unites the writings of each is their understanding of the despotic nature of Oriental regimes. Each also saw, to one degree or another, a connection between that despotism and religion, in most cases Islam. Paul Mirengoff, Power Line blog Michael Curtis's book is not only an example of academic scholarship though it has remarkable scholarly qualities ; it is also a political intervention in contemporary debates.
Perspectives on Politics, Fred Dallmayr, University of Notre Dame As a historian, Michael Curtis is particularly well suited to remind us that Western attitudes to the Orient have never been monolithic, and that European travelers have held widely different views on Oriental political, social, and religious systems The reader will appreciate the wealthy of historical details and information and the brief but erudite overview of the ideas on Islam and the Ottoman Empire held by many European writers and thinkers from Giovanni Botero, Pierrle Bayle, and Francois Bernier to Henri Boullainvilliers, Paul Rycaut, and Edward Gibbon.
Society, Aurelian Craiutu, Indiana University Michael Curtis, a distinguished scholar of political philosophy and political systems, has produced this significant tome at a critical time in the relations of nations Curtis, the renowned scholar of historic political systems, has given the reader still another exploration into the human condition, and most notably into the revival of true-believer movements that fashion their instruments of discourse not from technological and scientific progress but from the spiritual underpinnings of ancient and often obscurantist belief systems.
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