A Short History of German Philosophy by Vittorio Hösle,Steven Rendall PDF

By Vittorio Hösle,Steven Rendall

This concise yet finished ebook offers an unique background of German-language philosophy from the center a long time to this present day. In an available narrative that explains complicated principles in transparent language, Vittorio Hösle lines the evolution of German philosophy and describes its crucial effect on different elements of German tradition, together with literature, politics, and science.

Starting with the medieval mystic Meister Eckhart, the e-book addresses the philosophical alterations led to via Luther's Reformation, after which offers a close account of the classical age of German philosophy, together with the paintings of Leibniz and Kant; the increase of a brand new type of humanities in Lessing, Hamann, Herder, and Schiller; the early Romantics; and the Idealists Fichte, Schelling, and Hegel. the subsequent chapters examine the cave in of the German synthesis in Schopenhauer, Feuerbach, Marx, and Nietzsche. Turning to the 20th century, the publication explores the increase of analytical philosophy in Frege and the Vienna and Berlin circles; the root of the old sciences in Neo-Kantianism and Dilthey; Husserl’s phenomenology and its radical alteration through Heidegger; the Nazi philosophers Gehlen and Schmitt; and the most West German philosophers, together with Gadamer, Jonas, and people of the 2 Frankfurt colleges. Arguing that there has been a particular German philosophical culture from the mid-eighteenth century to the mid-twentieth century, the publication closes by means of studying why that culture mostly resulted in the many years after global battle II.

A philosophical heritage impressive for its scope, brevity, and lucidity, this can be a useful publication for college kids of philosophy and a person drawn to German highbrow and cultural history.

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