Tzvetan Todorov: Civilization Exists as Civilizations – Why Cultural Multitude is not a “Zero-Sum” Game


In 2008, the Franco-Bulgarian philosopher Tzvetan Todorov published the book Lapeur des barbares. Au-déla du choc des civilisations. In 2010, English and German translations followed. Reading Todorov’s The Fear of Barbarians: Beyond the Clash of Civilizations is a most inspiring experience. Based on a an enormous breath and depth of knowledge in anthropology, philosophy, sociology