The Power of Tolerance: A Debate

2014.10.01 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Wendy Brown and Rainer Forst, The Power of Tolerance: A Debate, Luca di Blasi and Christoph F. E. Holzhey (eds.), Columbia
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2014.10.01 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Wendy Brown and Rainer Forst, The Power of Tolerance: A Debate, Luca di Blasi and Christoph F. E. Holzhey (eds.), Columbia University Press, 2014, 107pp., $15.00 (pbk), ISBN 9780231170192. Reviewed by Peggy H. Breitenstein, Philipps-Universität Marburg This book documents a discussion between Wendy Brown and Rainer Forst about tolerance and -- as the title indicates -- about the connection of power and tolerance. It took place as part of the series "Spannungsübung" ("tension exercise") at the Berlin Institute for Cultural Inquiry (ICI) in December 2008. The objective of this series is to make space for productive tensions in various manners: in focusing on controversial problems such as tolerance, it turns central tensions of our present into subjects of fruitful confrontations between different approaches or discussants. Brown and Forst are outstanding scholars as well as authors of important books on this. . .

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