100 years of European Philosophy Since the Great War: Crisis by Matthew Sharpe, Rory Jeffs, Jack Reynolds

By Matthew Sharpe, Rory Jeffs, Jack Reynolds

This booklet is a suite of in particular commissioned articles at the key continental eu philosophical routine due to the fact 1914. It indicates how every one of those our bodies of proposal has been formed by way of their responses to the horrors set in educate through global struggle I, and considers even if we're but ‘post-post-war’. The outbreak of global struggle I in August 1914,set in chain a chain of crises and re-configurations, that have persevered to form the area for a century: industrialized slaughter, the tip of colonialism and eu empires, the increase of the us, financial crises, fascism, Soviet Marxism, the gulags and the Shoah. the vast majority of the main routine in eu considering (phenomenology, psychoanalysis, Hegelianism, Marxism, political theology, severe idea and neoliberalism) have been cast in, or formed through, makes an attempt to return to phrases with the worldwide trauma of the area Wars. this is often the 1st e-book to explain the improvement of those hobbies after international struggle I, and as such offers to be of curiosity to philosophers and historians of philosophy round the world.

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38 Cf. Jonas (1939: 171–72): “This war is in a figurative sense also the first war of religion in modernity. This ideational side exceeds all the aims and calculations of the belligerent government and is itself based in the distribution of the fronts. Necessarily—and independently of how much 34 35 2 Singin’ in the Shade: An Introduction to Post-Post-War Thought 37 but were too farsighted and politic to attack it as such openly. In short: we need to re-defeat the Nazi assault on God and the Enlightenment without validating the hypocrisy of Anglo-American hegemony in the process.

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