The use of the expression anti-Semitism to indicate hostility towards the Jews – only the Jews and not as generally thought towards all “Semitic” people – dates back to the second half of the 19th Century, when the word, a neologism derived from linguistics, was spread throughout...
Though its semantic origins are pre-modern, revolution has been a fundamental category of the interpretation of modern times.
All types of thought –also those of scholars and scientists – proceed according to established models, stereotypes and prejudices.
An ethnic and linguistic minority in the Near East, the Kurds now live divided between Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Syria, in a region unofficially known as Kurdistan, where they have always been the object of persecution and oppression.
In recent times, "dialogue" has emerged as an important and even central notion in both philosophy and politics.