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New German Critique (1 November 2010) 37 (3 (111)): 173–198.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Adi Armon During the Weimar years Leo Strauss was intellectually and spiritually close to streams of thought that were averse to liberalism, enlightenment, and democracy. Specifically, he was mostly influenced by Friedrich Nietzsche, Martin Heidegger, and Carl Schmitt. The political philosophy of...
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New German Critique (1 August 2017) 44 (2 (131)): 201–227.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Jonathan Gentry After the success of Richard Strauss's Salome , the German music world devolved into bitter arguments about the degeneration of both music and society. Simultaneously, Germany's constitutional crisis over imperial wars generated new nationalist coalitions and racist politics to...
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New German Critique (1 November 2008) 35 (3 (105)): 143–164.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Benjamin Lazier This essay traces the origins of the contemporary interest in “political theology” and focuses on the work of Leo Strauss, Gershom Scholem, and Jacob Taubes in particular. They offer three competing instrumentalizations of the concept; they alert us to a dimension of the problem...
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New German Critique (1 November 2012) 39 (3 (117)): 207–230.
Published: 01 November 2012
... marked by widespread press coverage and by a forty-five-page commemorative booklet written by Gerhard Strauß of the Deutsche Bauakademie and published by the Academy of Arts. Strongly reminiscent of the official claims made by the National Socialist regime on behalf of the building itself...
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New German Critique (1 November 2012) 39 (3 (117)): 91–107.
Published: 01 November 2012
... for the life of Jesus. Here he was following the Tübingen School, whose consequences resulted in the academic excommunication of David Friedrich Strauss for his 1835 Life of Jesus. Not to know reliably about the details of Jesus’s life because the gospels were mythic constructions was one...
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New German Critique (1 November 2008) 35 (3 (105)): 1–6.
Published: 01 November 2008
..., and yet belonging11 But all too often, biopolitical critique comes full circle, validating the literal understanding of messianic terms that both Walter Benjamin and Leo Strauss tried to avoid at all costs. It is not only high theory that noted the astounding revival of Weimar symbols...
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New German Critique (1 August 2007) 34 (2 (101)): 27–43.
Published: 01 August 2007
... as aninten - sity, so that any conflict or opposition, once it attains a certain degree of exis- tential antagonism, becomes political. The notion of the political as an intensity becomes more pronounced in the second edition of The Concept of the Politi- cal, revised after Leo Strauss had...
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New German Critique (1 November 2012) 39 (3 (117)): 33–45.
Published: 01 November 2012
...- ering. In what follows, using a cursory history of the postwar French Husserl reception and taking a cue from Claude Lévi-Strauss’s account, in his Story of Lynx, of the way stories maintain at once an original impulse and a central idea while transforming across retellings, I address how the...
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New German Critique (1 November 2012) 39 (3 (117)): 109–133.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Franz Josef Strauss’s words, “Our consti- tutional state must finally get teeth.”38 According to another critic, “The intel- lectual sympathizers’ scene must be exposed and dried up.”39 If the state toler- ated all dissent in the name of civil liberties, as Weimar was said to have done, it invited...
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New German Critique (1 August 2008) 35 (2 (104)): 71–102.
Published: 01 August 2008
..., three years after the deaths of Anton Webern and Béla Bartók, witnessed not only the completion of Boulez’s second piano sonata, a work intended to obliterate the very idea of the sonata, but also the composition of Richard Strauss’s determinedly valedictory, unmis- takably “Romantic” Four Last...
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New German Critique (1 August 2013) 40 (2 (119)): 1–29.
Published: 01 August 2013
... nature of human desire, which is the desire to have or be what another has or is. Why do I call Girard’s postulates dogmatic? Compare his approach to anthropological universals with that of Claude Lévi-Strauss, who discovered through his own fieldwork and reflections on kinship structures and...
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New German Critique (1 February 2014) 41 (1 (121)): 1–31.
Published: 01 February 2014
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New German Critique (1 November 2016) 43 (3 (129)): 5–26.
Published: 01 November 2016
... anxiety may call to mind the position of another German Jewish refugee from Nazism, Leo Strauss, more than Adorno, but there are traces of a number of them in Adorno’s thought as well. 25. Subotnik, Developing Variations, 211. 26. Hohendahl, Prismatic Thought, 203. Later in this book...
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New German Critique (1 February 2010) 37 (1 (109)): 53–74.
Published: 01 February 2010
...: Cultural Recall in the Present, ed. Mieke Bal, Jonathan Crewe, and Leo Spitzer (Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1999), 120–33, Gerd Gemünden analyzes texts by Wenders, Hans-Jürgen Syberberg, and Botho Strauß that exhibit both a nationalistic turn and anxiety about the infl uence of...
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New German Critique (1 August 2007) 34 (2 (101)): 45–94.
Published: 01 August 2007
... called “a special effort of reflective abstraction.”21 We need, the anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss explained, to look “beyond the empirical facts to the relations between them,” which “reveals and confirms that these relations are simpler and more intelli- gible than the things they...
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New German Critique (1 November 2008) 35 (3 (105)): 97–120.
Published: 01 November 2008
... (Carl Schmitt, Leo Strauss und der Begriff des Politischen [Stuttgart: Metzler, 1988], 14–15). 5. “What is new about President Bush’s order is that it radically erases any legal status of the individual, thus producing a legally unnamable and unclassifi able being” (Agamben, State of Exception...
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New German Critique (1 November 2010) 37 (3 (111)): 1–26.
Published: 01 November 2010
... nature (Tb, 2:139) and joint dis- cussions on lamentations written by Rilke and Lasker-Schüler.25 After reading Scholem’s essay, Benjamin told him that in a 1916 piece, “The Role of Language 20. Scholem to Ludwig Strauß, August 1918, in Br, 1:170. 21. Walter Benjamin, “On Language as Such...
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New German Critique (1 February 2012) 39 (1 (115)): 199–224.
Published: 01 February 2012
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New German Critique (1 November 2015) 42 (3 (126)): 9–40.
Published: 01 November 2015
... have bucked this trend yet still take quite different approaches from the one I take here. See, e.g., Christian Kuchler, Kirche und Kino: Katholische Filmarbeit in Bayern, 1945– 1965 (Paderborn: Schöningh, 2006); Mark Milosch, Modernizing Bavaria: The Politics of Franz Josef Strauss and the CSU...
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New German Critique (1 November 2017) 44 (3 (132)): 123–144.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Richard J. Bernstein , edited by Benhabib Seyla Fraser Nancy , 243 – 60 . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press . Wurgaft Benjamin Aldes . 2016 . Thinking in Public: Strauss, Levinas, Arendt . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press . Young-Brühl Elizabeth . 1982 . Hannah...