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Synonyms for totalitarianism

absolute power, especially when exercised unjustly or cruelly

a political doctrine advocating the principle of absolute rule

Synonyms for totalitarianism

a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc

the principle of complete and unrestricted power in government

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2002, << On the Origins of a New Totalitarism >>, Social Research, 69, 2 : 567-578.
A certain lack of faith in the public exercise of discursive reason, motivated by her negative experience of totalitarism, leads Arendt to adopt a skeptical and Kantian conception of judgement, which only leaves place fora human action and freedom shorn of rationality in the political arena.
Tanto el nazismo como el totalitarism o comunista combaten al cristianismo, pero no en el sentido dialectico, sino como Solucion Final o Exterminio.
On pourrait repliquer en alleguant que l'emploi des mots << totalitario >> ou << totalitarism >> ne suffit pas, que leur invention ne les exhausse pas au concept theorique.
His visions on politics had its foundations on dialog, search for know ledge reluctant to any totalitarism or fundamentalistic thesis.
convinced that their cause was the good and that of the Allies the evil, though a more intelligent and more depraved minority already toyed with the more recent totalitarism sophistry which teaches that "conventional" or "bourgeois" morality is only Professor Hare's "morality in inverted commas", to be resolutely done away with by more genuine "moral decisions" of a different kind, by the divine superiority of spurting "vital force", by the "logic of history" or some similar tommyrot.