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Benjamin: Philosophy, Aesthetics, History


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Walter Benjamin (1896-1940) has been called by Hannah Arendt the "greatest critic of the century." While an increasing number of Anglo-American literary critics draw upon Benjamin's writings in their own works, their colleagues in the philosophical community remain relatively unacquainted with his legacy. In the European intellectual world, by contrast, Benjamin's critical epistemological program, his philosophies of history and language, and his aesthetics have long since become part of philosophical discourse. The present ...

Benjamin: Philosophy, Aesthetics, History 1990, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226765129


Benjamin: Philosophy, Aesthetics, History 1989, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226765143

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