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  • A Passion For Democracy -- Benjamin Constantby Tzvetan Todorov

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 25.95

    A subtle and humane exploration of Benjamin Constant, the 19th-century diarist, novelist, psychologist and political theorist -- the first French analyst of democracy. more...

  • In Defence of the Enlightenmentby Tzvetan Todorov

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2010; US$ 13.84

    Tzvetan Todorov argues that although our liberal democracies are the offspring of the Enlightenment, they also illustrate the ways in which its ideas have been distorted and perverted. People living in contemporary democracies are often baffled by phenomena which resist easy judgement: globalisation and media omnipotence; disinformation and ... more...

  • Imperfect Gardenby Tzvetan Todorov

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 24.95

    Available in English for the first time, Imperfect Garden is both an approachable intellectual history and a bracing treatise on how we should understand and experience our lives. In it, one of France's most prominent intellectuals explores the foundations, limits, and possibilities of humanist thinking. Through his critical but sympathetic excavation... more...

  • Les morales de l'histoireby Tzvetan Todorov

    Grasset 1991; Not Available

    Les Morales de l'histoire constituent d'abord une réflexion sur les formes que prend la connaissance de l'humain : Tzvetan Todorov interroge le rapport entre faits et valeurs, vérité et fiction, interprétation et éloquence ; il examine le rôle de l'intellectuel contemporain. Mais cet ouvrage est aussi une mise en pratique de la "science morale et... more...

  • The Inner Enemies of Democracyby Tzvetan Todorov

    Wiley 2014; US$ 25.00

    The political history of the twentieth century can be viewed as the history of democracy’s struggle against its external enemies: fascism and communism. This struggle ended with the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet regime. Some people think that democracy now faces new enemies: Islamic fundamentalism, religious extremism... more...

  • The Fear of Barbariansby Tzvetan Todorov; Andrew Brown

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 18.00

    The relationship between Western democracies and Islam, rarely entirely comfortable, has in recent years become increasingly tense. A growing immigrant population and worries about cultural and political assimilation?exacerbated by terrorist attacks in the United States, Europe, and around the world?have provoked reams of commentary from all... more...

  • Die Angst vor den Barbarenby Tzvetan Todorov; Ilse Utz

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2013; US$ 14.42

    Todorov ist einer der bedeutendsten Intellektuellen Europas, seine Schrift ist eine meisterhafte Tour d'horizon durch Geschichte, Politik und Philosophie - und ein echter "Werkzeugkasten" zur Entschlüsselung der Herausforderungen unserer Zeit. "Der Kampf der Kulturen sähe so aus: die westlichen Demokratien auf der einen, der Islam auf... more...

  • La naissance de l'individu dans l'artby Tzvetan Todorov; Robert Legros; Bernard Foucroulle

    Grasset 2005; Not Available

    A la fin du Moyen Age, dans un univers encore dominé par les représentations théocentriques, apparaissent ça et là les signes d'une attention nouvelle portée à la « dignité de l'homme ». Nul domaine n'est plus révélateur de ce changement que celui de l'art. L'oeuvre se détourne peu à peu du sacré pour s'attacher à représenter l'ici-bas dans ce qu'il... more...

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