Jean-françois revel was a french politician, journalist, author, prolific philosopher and member of the académie française since june 1998 he was best known for his books without marx or jesus: the new american revolution has begun , the flight from truth : the reign of deceit in the age of information and his 2002 book anti-americanism , one year after the september 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
Jean francois revel religious , europe , political europe's anti-american obsession by jean francois revel in the american enterprise magazine (column the view from abroad), december 2003.
Jean-françois revel, (jean-françois ricard), french philosopher and journalist (born jan 19, 1924, marseille, france—died april 30, 2006, kremlin-bicêtre, near paris, france), was a defender of american liberal democracy, an unusual position for a french intellectual. A report on the life and accomplishments of jean-francois revel pages 2 words more essays like this: democracy, jean francois revel not sure what i'd do without @kibin - alfredo alvarez, student @ miami university exactly what i needed - jenna kraig, student @ ucla wow most helpful essay resource ever - chris stochs, student @ uc.
Europe's anti-american obsession by jean francois revel in the american enterprise magazine (column the view from abroad), december 2003 4 copy quote report.
Revel was born jean-françois ricard, but later adopted his pseudonym, revel, as his legal surname during the german occupation of france in world war ii , revel participated in the french resistance and later noted that the officious but disgraceful manner of french collaborators influenced his writings.
The monk and the philosopher by jean-françois revel & matthieu ricard lachlan dale explores some of the philosophical implications of tibetan buddhism the monk and the philosopher is an exploration of tibetan buddhist belief and practise, and an attempt to understand the religion’s growing popularity in the west.
8 quotes from jean-françois revel: 'clearly, a civilization that feels guilty for everything it is and does will lack the energy and conviction to defend itself', 'a human group transforms itself into a crowd when it suddenly responds to a suggestion rather than to reasoning, to an image rather than an idea, to an affirmation rather than to proof, to the repetition of a phrase rather than to. At the hands of noted french philosopher revel (democracy against itself: the fate of the democratic impulse, 1993, etc) and his son, a tibetan monk, ricard (journey to enlightenment, not reviewed), the age-old debate between reason and faith receives an intriguing twist: western norms of thinking confront eastern concepts of spiritual experience.