Our Broad Present: Time and Contemporary Culture

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Considering a range of present-day phenomena, Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht notes an important shift in our relationship to history and the passage of time. This profound change to a key dimension of our existence has complex consequences for the way in which we think about ourselves and our relation to the material world. Gumbrecht draws on his mastery of the philosophy of language to enrich his everyday observations, traveling to Disneyland, a small town in Louisiana, and the center of Vienna to produce striking sketches of our ...

Our Broad Present: Time and Contemporary Culture 2014, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231163613

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Our Broad Present: Time and Contemporary Culture 2014, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231163606

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