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Otto Weininger: Sex, Science, and Self in Imperial Vienna

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Otto Weininger: Sex, Science, and Self in Imperial Vienna - Sengoopta, Chandak
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Turn-of-the century Vienna is remembered as an aesthetic, erotic, and intellectual world: the birthplace of Freud and psychoanalysis, the waltz, and novels of Schnitzler. The contexts of this cultural vibrancy, Chandak Sengoopta argues, were darker and more complex than we might imagine. This provocative, enlightening study explores the milieu in which the philosopher Otto Weininger (1880-1903) wrote his controversial book Sex and Character. Shortly after its publication, Weininger committed suicide at the age of twenty ...

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Otto Weininger: Sex, Science, and Self in Imperial Vienna 2000, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226748672

Hardcover