Endgames: The Irreconcilable Nature of Modernity: Essays and Lectures

Endgames: The Irreconcilable Nature of Modernity: Essays and Lectures


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ISBN-13: 9780262731331
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 07/24/2000
Series: Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought Series
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Albrecht Wellmer is Professor of Philosophy at the Free University of Berlin.

Table of Contents

  1. Negative and Communicative Freedom
    1 Models of Freedom in the Modern World (1989)
    2 Conditions of a Democratic Culture: Remarks on the Liberal-Communitarian Debate (1992)
    3 Does the End of the Eastern Bloc Also Mean the End of Marxist Humanism? Twelve Theses (1990)
    4 Natural Right and Practical reason: On the Aporetic Development as a Problem in Kant, Hegel, and Marx (1978)
  2. Postmetaphysical Perspectives
    5 Truth, Contingency, and Modernity (1991)
    6 Adorno, Modernity, and the Sublime (1991)
    7 Metaphysics at the Moment of Its Fall (1988)
    8 Toward a Critique of Hermeneutic Reason (1995)
  3. Images of the Times 9 Ludwig Wittgenstein: On the Difficulties of Receiving His Philosophy and Its Relation to the Philosophy of Adorno (1991)
    10 The Significance of the Frankfurt School Today: Five Theses (1986)
    11 The Myth of the God Who Suffers and Becomes: Questions Addressed to Hans Jonas (1992)
    12 Architecture and Territory (1988)
    13 Hannah Arendt on Judgment: The Unwritten Doctrine of Reason (1985)

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