Dr. Delia Popescu is assistant professor of political science at LeMoyne College, Syracuse, NY. Her main interests within political theory include issues of responsibility and resistance to totalitarian regimes, the role of rhetoric, ideology and literature in political oppression, democratic theory and the interaction of oppression with identity construction. Her book, Political Action in Vaclav Havel's Thought: The Responsibility of Resistance has been recently published by Lexington Press, a division of Rowman & Littlefield.
Václav Havel often said we should live life “as if”—as if there is no oppression, as if we must set an example of life well-lived even under the weight of a coercive regime.More
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