A World Without Meaning: The Crisis of Meaning in International Politics

During this provocative and incisive publication, Zaki Laidi argues that as our international turns into ever better, our skill to discover that means in it diminishes. With the tip of communism got here the top of the intimate alliance among energy and beliefs. No strength in our globalised global can to any extent further declare to supply which means. In depression we glance again to previous versions (religious traditions, nationalism, ethnicity) to provide us a feeling of identification. yet in a globalised international in an enduring nation of flux, just how powerful are those previous certainties?

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