Against Identity by Leon Wieseltier, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Leon Wieseltier is an American critic and magazine editor. From to , he was the Against Identity is a collection of thoughts about the modern notion of identity. Wieseltier also edited and introduced a volume of works by Lionel. Title, Against identity. Author, Leon Wieseltier. Publisher, W. Drenttel, Original from, the University of California. Digitized, Jun 12, Length, 74 pages.

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In the aftermath of Harvey Weinstein allegations and the MeToo wiessltiera list of ” Shitty Media Men ,” which included Wieseltier, was widely shared and featured men in the media industry who were accused of sexual misconduct.

Agaiinst Identity is a collection of thoughts about the modern notion of identity. Ilana Diamant marked it as to-read Jul 12, Jewish state won’t last unless Israeli-Palestinian conflict solved”. Books by Leon Wieseltier.

Anyone interested in the dichotomies of identity will enjoy this.

Rocs added it Apr 01, Emerson Collective executive Laurene Powell Jobs withdrew funding for a journal Wieseltier was working on and later fired idntity. The complications he describes here are simply delicious.


Against Identity

A pithy book of aphorisms, Wieseltier really shines here. Josh marked it as to-read May 14, Jerrod marked it as to-read Dec 10, Sharon Lombardo marked it as to-read Dec 30, Emily Boucher marked it as to-read Dec 17, Integralcath marked it as to-read May 20, Preview — Against Identity by Leon Wieseltier.

Wieseltier served on the Committee for the Liberation of Iraq and was a prominent advocate of the Iraq War.

Jerome marked it as to-read Nov 20, Lepn to Read Currently Reading Read. Against Identity is a collection of thoughts about the modern notion of identity.

Brookings suspended him with pay, then later announced he was no longer employed there. Inhe was the recipient of the Dan David Prize for being “a foremost writer and thinker who confronts and engages with the central issues of our times, setting widseltier standard for serious cultural discussion in the United States”.

Wieseltier was also a contributing editor at The Atlantic until [October 27, ], when Jeffrey Goldberg, the editor in chief, announced in a note to staffers that the magazine is severing its ties wieesltier him.

Leon Wieseltier

Return to Book Page. Retrieved October 24, This is also a discussion of tradition, contingency and authenticity.

Laura marked it as to-read Jan 02, Jessie marked it as to-read Jan 01, He was a contributing editor and critic at The Atlantic until October 27,when the magazine fired him following multiple allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct. Following a long-term relationship with choreographer Twyla Tharp[13] he married his second wife, Jennifer Bradley, who works on urban-development issues at the Brookings Institution.

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In Januaryit was reported that Wieseltier would be joining Laurene Powell Jobs to form a new publication devoted to exploring the effects of technology on people’s lives. Wieseltier has published several fictional and non-fictional Leon Wieseltier is a American writer, critic, and magazine editor. Clare marked it as to-read Jan 17, Joseph marked it as to-read May 19, An inquiry on the identity that we inherit and the one we try to build in our social endeavours.

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Haikuist rated it it was amazing May 29, Views Read Edit View history. An excellent inquiry about compassion, tolerance, about the physical and the mental body. The New York Times.

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