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The lessons democracy has to learn from the recent past - a great interview with Tzvetan Todorov


Prizewinner of Prince of Asturias Awards for social sciences for Protected content , the Bulgarian philosopher Tzvetan Todorov talks on the major lessons for democracy from the recent past, very good !!

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Tzvetan Todorov, a Bulgarian philosopher writes mainly on literary theory, thought history and culture theory.

Todorov's historical interests have focused on such crucial issues as the conquest of The Americas and the Nazi and Stalinist concentration camps.

Todorov has been a visiting professor at several universities, including Harvard, Yale, Columbia and the University of California, Berkeley.

Todorov's honors include the Bronze Medal of the CNRS, the Charles Lévêque Prize of the Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques and the first Maugean Prize of the Académie Française and the Prince of Asturias Award for Social Sciences; he also is an Officer of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

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