This volume is a collection of essays by Richard Wolin, a leading political theorist and intellectual historian. It is the follow up to Wolinas two recent, widely acclaimed books: Heideggeras Children and The Seduction of Unreason. In those books, he explored the legacy of Martin Heidegger and his impact on some of his most influential and notable students. He dealt particularly with the effect that Heideggeras subsequent embrace of fascism and National Socialism had on these students. Delving further in his next book, Wolin explored the question of why philosophers and intellectuals have been drawn to antiliberal, antidemocratic fascism. The essays in this book are focused on European Political Thought particularly with figures associated with the Frankfurt School. The collection represents a virtual whoas who of European political thinkers with essays on Walter Benjamin, Adorno, Marcuse, Arendt, Heidegger, Weber, Jaspers, and Carl Schmitt. Moving beyond these thinkers and those books, this collection will also include essays on contemporary political issues such as post-communist revolutions, human rights, global democracy, the revival of republicanism, and religion and public life.And yet my first sketches for the Arcades date from that time. ... As Benjamin observes in Convolute aKa of the Arcades (aDream City and Dream House, Dreams of the Futurea): aCapitalism was a natural phenomenon with which a new anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Frankfurt School Revisited: And Other Essays on Politics and Society|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2006-05-02|