Tzvetan Todorov was a Bulgarian-French historian, philosopher, structuralist literary critic, sociologist and essayist and geologist. He was the author of many books and essays, which have had a significant influence in anthropology, sociology, semiotics, literary theory, intellectual history and culture theory.
|Democracy brought to others through the barrel of a gun is not democracy.||Democracies & Republics|
|For evil to take place, the acts of a few people are not sufficient; the great majority also has to remain indifferent.||Human Nature|
|People who believe themselves to be the incarnation of good have a distorted view of the world.||Human Nature|
|We should not be simply fighting evil in the name of good, but struggling against the certainties of people who claim always to know where good and evil are to be found.||Morality, Ethics & Conflict of Interest|