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heretic-hunting and the intellectual origins of modern totalitarianism

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The new inquisitions

heretic-hunting and the intellectual origins of modern totalitarianism

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Table of Contents

Introduction : heresy
Heresy and the inquisition
Czeslaw Milosz and the captive mind
The archetypal inquisition
Joseph de Maistre and the Inquisition
Juan Donoso Cortés and the "sickness" of the liberal state
Georges Sorel and Charles Maurras : the emergence of secular state corporatism
Maurice Barrès and Charles Maurras : the nationalist substitute for Catholicism
The secularization of heresiophobia
Carl Schmitt, the Inquisition, and totalitarianism
Carl Schmitt and early modern Western esotericism
Carl Schmitt and gnosticism
Communism and the heresy of religion
Eric Voegelin, antignosticism, and the totalitarian emphasis on order
The rhetoric of antignosticism
Voegelinian inquisitors
Norman Cohn and the pursuit of heretics
The inner demons of Europe once again
Theodor Adorno and the "occult"
Another long, strange trip
That old bugaboo, 'gnosticism,' yet again
An epidemic of evil!
Digital revolution
High weirdness in the American hinterlands
The satanic panic of late twentieth century America
Illuminatiphobia
The Christian illuminati
The American state of exception
Rendering to the secular arm
Berdyaev's insight
Dostoevsky revisited
Berdyaev on inquisitional psychopathology
Totalitarianism of the left and of the right
The betrayal of humanity
It can happen here
Conclusion : disorder as order
Böhme's metaphysics of evil
Ideocracy's consequences
Heresy and history
The ubiquity of ideopathology
Mysticism and Plato's cave.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
321.9
Library of Congress
JC480 .V45 2006, JC480.V45 2006

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3415593M
ISBN 10
0195306376
ISBN 13
9780195306378
LCCN
2005031801
Goodreads
375613

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