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New German Critique (2016) 43 (3 (129)): 5–26.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the nominalist emphasis on individual works as opposed to generic formal categories, and praised Arnold Schoenberg's atonal revolution. But he was also aware that carried to an extreme, nominalism could lead to the subjective domination of a nature that was understood to be without essential characteristics...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 141–169.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Karen Pagani This article supplements the description of forgiveness in Hannah Arendt's Human Condition with an applied interpretation of love and respect, truth and opinion, and the importance of spectators or moral bystanders, as described in Between Past and Future, On Revolution, Eichmann...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (3 (105)): 71–96.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Samuel Moyn This essay shows that Hannah Arendt was a theorist both of secularization as a process and of the secular as a goal of modern politics. It reconstructs these arguments in her corpus, especially On Revolution , and argues that this dimension of her work may have been a response to Carl...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (1 (109)): 147–185.
Published: 01 February 2010
... revolution. To become politically productive, however, Black Virgins must also distinguish post national antifascism (a dynamic of self-critique and transformation that aims at unbundling democratic commitments from the national ethnos) from trans national antifascism (which merely resurrects the previously...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (2 (113)): 1–23.
Published: 01 August 2011
... are primarily motivated by his philosophy of history. Hegel accurately sensed the loss of faith in historical progress that Schiller experienced in the wake of the French Revolution; in essays written shortly before Wallenstein appeared, Schiller associates the tragic sublime with humans' ability to act...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (1 (142)): 125–152.
Published: 01 February 2021
... the political emotions, dispositions, and identifications that can properly be called populist. In the larger context of worker’s literature, conservative revolution, and völkisch thought, the Nazi discourse of workerdom not only confirms the close connection between political emotion and populist (un)reason...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 119–132.
Published: 01 August 2012
... conflicts that finally erupt in the revolution of 1989, the article foregrounds three modes of cultural representation that produce three versions of cultural history. The first, symbolic mode epitomizes the protagonists' conventional understanding of culture as an archive of knowledge and learning...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (3 (135)): 39–72.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Matthew Charles Abstract Walter Benjamin refers to the “idea of revolution as an innervation of the technical organs of the collective” as one article of his politics. Drawing on some of the debates and tensions generated by the work of Miriam Bratu Hansen, the article analyzes lesser-known...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 167–187.
Published: 01 November 2017
... . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press . Carr David . 1987 . Review of Futures Past . History and Theory 26 , no. 3 : 197 – 204 . Christofferson Michael Scott . 1999 . “An Anti-totalitarian History of the French Revolution: François Furet's Penser la Révolution in the Intellectual Politics...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 5–20.
Published: 01 November 2017
... . Luhmann Niklas . 1998 . Love as Passion: The Codification of Intimacy , translated by Gaines Jeremy Jones Doris L. . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press . Mercer Ben . 2011 . “The Paperback Revolution: Mass-Circulation Books and the Cultural Origins of 1968 in Western...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (1 (124)): 45–66.
Published: 01 February 2015
... beginning in the his- tory of Being.12 In so doing, Heidegger creates a state in which permanent revolution reigns in the universities and transforms itself into what must appear as a mod- ulated unsettling of everyday life. Whatever one may think of the “realism” of this proposal—as Heidegger...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (1 (121)): 55–92.
Published: 01 February 2014
... against the failure of politics (nomos) to be the site of redemption. This leads to antinomian messianic revolution, and also to counterrevolutionary apocalypticism. Taubes thus understands himself to be closer in spirit to Schmitt, who rejected any attempt to “neutralize” history’s...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (1 (133)): 181–205.
Published: 01 February 2018
..., anarchic revolution against immanence. This catastrophe can take shape along the lines of the traditional apocalyptic imag- inaries, that is, war, famine, killing, natural disasters, but it can just as much become a conscious religious practice to enact the catastrophe in immoral and antinomian...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (2 (107)): 207–230.
Published: 01 August 2009
...–1993, ed. Hans-Ulrich Obrist, trans. David Britt (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1993), 213. 8. In the example of Edmund Burke’s Refl ections on the Revolution in France, we see that lan- guage, image, and revolution are bound up with questions of gender and representation. Burke’s the- ory...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 81–89.
Published: 01 November 2012
... in the Weimar era and the Nazi Party before and after 1933 redefined the meaning of modernity. Rather than refer to the liberal traditions of the democratic revolutions, the reactionary modernists defined totalitarian dictatorship and the absence of liberal democ- racy as the distinctively modern form...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (1 (142)): 153–180.
Published: 01 February 2021
... revolution occurred, which had already begun with Stalin’s promulgation of “socialism in one country” in 1924. What emerged was a fusion of a “partisan internationalism with the aspirations of a national popular culture.” 97 The proletarian worlds of labor movement literature were increasingly less based...
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New German Critique (2023) 50 (1 (148)): 59–82.
Published: 01 February 2023
... of history as “stabilized misery” outlined here in Benjamin’s emerging political thought. The brief reflection on the “idea of revolution” included in the first drafts of the manuscript serves as the focal point of this section. As I will demonstrate, the description of this idea in the 1923 manuscript...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (3 (117)): 25–32.
Published: 01 November 2012
... the powers of nature into steel housings, supplanting and exceeding the metabolic velocity of human and animal bodily force. The introduction of printing was probably the single most significant prerequisite for a first large-scale revolution in early premodernity—the trans- formation...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 125–152.
Published: 01 August 2010
... by the civil war. Like the NEP before it, the GDR’s NES laid the foundation for a class of non-Party bureaucrats who, it was hoped, would bring about new levels of economic efficiency. With promises of a Wissenschaftlich-Technische Revolution (Scientific-Technical Revolution), this technical...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 169–195.
Published: 01 November 2015
... his Toward Perpetual Peace (1795), as the intellectual founda- tion of the “human rights revolution.” Diverse thinkers such as Seyla Benhabib, James Griffin, and Jürgen Habermas have claimed that Kant’s vision of cosmo- politanism and his belief in the “dignity” of the individuals provided...