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Title: Il complesso d’Europa. Comprensione di sé e interpretazione dell’altro nell’identità europea
Authors: Cristin, Renato
Keywords: European identitymulticulturalismpolitical correctnessdeconstructionismmyth of the otherre-appropriationidiologyEurope complexself-censorshipidiology
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste
Source: Cristin Renato, "Il complesso d’Europa. Comprensione di sé e interpretazione dell’altro nell’identità europea", in: Etica & Politica / Ethics & Politics, XVI (2014) 2, pp. 750-850
Series/Report no.: Etica & Politica / Ethics & Politics
XVI (2014) 2
Abstract: 
The paper develops the idea of a dynamic conservation of European identity and works out a critique of multiculturalism and of politically correct, thematizing a traditional cultural-historic inner anchorage and a reaffermation of the European and Western identity. This reappropriation is here expressed as an idiologic thesis, that encloses the reflection on what is proper of a culture as primary agent of the open relation with foreign cultures. This thesis is conceived as alternative both to multiculturalist reductionism and to the political-philosophical emphasis, that forged the myth of the other and otherness. This reductionism and this emphasis are both connected with a kind of self-censorship, self-flagellation, and even self-denial, that has the character of an authentic psychopathological complex, the Europe complex.
Type: Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10077/10754
ISSN: 1825-5167
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