As the topic of tolerance became more and more “politically correct” and fashionable in the wake of postmodern relativism, its contours began to blur argues the author.
A Romanian philosopher, essayist, journalist, literary critic and art critic. He has by turns been culture minister (1989–1991) and foreign minister (1997–1999), and member of the Council for the Study of the Archives of Romania’s former secret police Securității (2000–2004). Awarded the New Europe Prize in 1993. This was the impetus for New Europe College, which Pleşu founded in 1994 in Bucharest.