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Europe and Empire

Massimo Cacciari and Alessandro Carrera

Abstract

The European Union and the single currency have given Europe more stability than it has ever known in the last thousand years, yet Europe seems to be in perpetual crisis and “unshakably undecided,” so to speak, when it comes to defining its stand in the world arena. To the Asians, Europe was once the Land of Sunset, the place where exiles took refuge. Many empires had their day in Europe. In the end, however, they all bowed down to the multiplicity of ethnicities, traditions, and civilizations that have shaped the continent. Europe will never be One, but to survive as a union, it will have to ... More

Keywords: Arendt, Christianity, empire, Europe, EU, Hegel, katechon, Rome, secularization, Zambrano

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780823267163
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823267163.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Massimo Cacciari, author
Università San Raffaele

Alessandro Carrera, editor

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