Walter Benjamin's Philosophy: Destruction and Experience

Walter Benjamin's Philosophy: Destruction and Experience

by Andrew Benjamin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415083680

ISBN-13: 9780415083683

Pub. Date: 12/13/1993

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This collection explores, in Adorno's description, 'philosophy directed against philosophy'. The essays cover all aspects of Benjamin's writings, from his early work in the philosophy of art and language, through to the concept of history. The experience of time and the destruction of false continuity are identified as the key themes in Benjamin's understanding of

Overview

This collection explores, in Adorno's description, 'philosophy directed against philosophy'. The essays cover all aspects of Benjamin's writings, from his early work in the philosophy of art and language, through to the concept of history. The experience of time and the destruction of false continuity are identified as the key themes in Benjamin's understanding of history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415083683
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/13/1993
Series:
Warwick Studies in European Philosophy Series
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Contributors: Andrew Benjamin (University of Warwick), Howard Caygill, Alexander Garcia Duutman, Peter Osborne, Werner Hamacher, John Kraniauskas, Irving Wohlfarth, Rodolphe Gasche , Gertrud Koch, Andrew Benjamin and Rebecca Comay

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