The Post-Legal Ethics of Tariq Ramadan: Persuasion and Performance in 'Radical Reform: Islamic Ethics and Liberation' (A Review Essay)

Middle East Law and Governance, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 253-273, 2010

21 Pages Posted: 15 Mar 2010 Last revised: 6 May 2012

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Andrew F. March

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Date Written: March 9, 2010

Abstract

In this review I discuss what is new in Tariq Ramadan's most recent major book, and address the question of how we should read his works as exercises in persuasion, as much as argumentation, which make subtle tactical choices in when to challenge orthodox sensibilities, and when to leave those challenges implicit.

Suggested Citation

March, Andrew F., The Post-Legal Ethics of Tariq Ramadan: Persuasion and Performance in 'Radical Reform: Islamic Ethics and Liberation' (A Review Essay) (March 9, 2010). Middle East Law and Governance, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 253-273, 2010. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1567528

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