The End of Modernity: Nihilism and Hermeneutics in Postmodern Culture / Edition 2

The End of Modernity: Nihilism and Hermeneutics in Postmodern Culture / Edition 2

by Gianni Vattimo, Jon R. Snyder
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801843170

ISBN-13: 9780801843174

Pub. Date: 10/01/1991

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

Gianni Vattimo reexamines the roots of modernism and postmodernism in Nietzsche, Benjamin, and Heidegger. Exploring the links between concepts of nihilism and destiny in nineteenth-century humanism, Vattimo follows these trends in aesthetic and scientific theory from Benjamin to Bloch, Ricoeur, and Kuhn.

Johns Hopkins University Press

Overview

Gianni Vattimo reexamines the roots of modernism and postmodernism in Nietzsche, Benjamin, and Heidegger. Exploring the links between concepts of nihilism and destiny in nineteenth-century humanism, Vattimo follows these trends in aesthetic and scientific theory from Benjamin to Bloch, Ricoeur, and Kuhn.

Johns Hopkins University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801843174
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
10/01/1991
Series:
Parallax: Re-visions of Culture and Society Series
Edition description:
revised edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.57(d)

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