Heidegger's Crisis

Heidegger's Crisis : Philosophy and Politics in Nazi Germany

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This text examines not only how the Nazis exploited philosophical ideas and used philosophers to gain public acceptance, but also how German philosophers played into the hands of the Nazis. It describes the growth, from World War I onward, of a powerful right-wing movement in German philosophy, in which nationalistic, antisemitic and antidemocratic ideas flourished.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 296 pages
  • 154.94 x 228.6 x 22.86mm | 340.19g
  • Cambridge, Mass, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 1 halftone
  • 0674387120
  • 9780674387126

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context. What animates Sluga's whole project is its unrelenting focus on the "precarious," "unstable," and sometimes "dangerous" interaction between philosophy and politics (vii).
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