Revolution Is No Tea Party but It’s Easier in a Salon: Reading the Leaves Afterwards

  • Ian Williams
Part of the Political Philosophy and Public Purpose book series (POPHPUPU)


This chapter shows how the same “worship of strange gods” that led 1930s intellectuals to canonize Stalin was transferable in location and time, considering Wolin’s book about the French philosophers enthralled by Maoism in China during one of its more risible periods.


Richard Wolin Cultural Revolution Sartre Mao Foucault 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bard Center for Globalization and International AffairsManhattanUSA

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