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New German Critique (2013) 40 (2 (119)): 97–112.
Published: 01 August 2013
... the testimony of others, but if this trust is not to be gullibility, if it is not to mistake the facts for lies and vice versa, it stands in need of judgment. © 2013 by New German Critique, Inc. 2013 Between the Tyranny of Opinion and the Despotism of Rational Truth: Arendt on Facts and...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 197–230.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and reactionary tendencies, both men probed natural law as a concept for defying tyranny. © 2015 by New German Critique, Inc. 2015 rule of law positivism justice Jewish lawyers Social Democrats German emigrants Write and Resist: Ernst Fraenkel and Franz Neumann on the Role of...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (1 (124)): 45–66.
Published: 01 February 2015
... apocalypticism Martin Heidegger Nazism philosophy tyranny The Political Myths of Martin Heidegger Jeff Love and Michael Meng Thus the primordial and genuine relation to the beginning is the revolutionary, which, through the...
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New German Critique (2009) 36 (1 (106)): 61–81.
Published: 01 February 2009
... argumentative path on ideology. What distinguishes totalitarian ideology from authoritarianism, tyranny, despotism, and the like is its disjunction from reality. If we try to fathom the word ideo-logy, we are generally dealing with the logos of an idea. The pseudo- scientifi c character of all...
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (2 (125)): 31–48.
Published: 01 August 2015
... outlook by positing the loss of a stable extended present that made room for the intergenerational transmission of experience. Lübbe’s shrunken present, Thomas Hylland Eriksen’s “tyranny of the moment,” Manuel Castells’s “timeless time,”37 Rosa’s desynchronized high- speed society, and...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 1–9.
Published: 01 August 2012
... politics of memory” and rejects the tyranny of the present. Poets like Braun therefore provide a much- needed antidote to the fetishization of authenticity that has governed so much post-Wende discourse. The issue concludes with Anne Fuchs’s exploration of the uses of nos- talgia in Uwe...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (1 (136)): 41–70.
Published: 01 February 2019
...-intentioned tyranny.” 36 Anders, whose preoccupation is with the threat of atomic destruction, arrives in similar terms at the incapacity of humanity to deal with the consequences of its own actions. We blindly approach the catastrophe inscribed on the horizon of the future, since we are incapable of...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 35–50.
Published: 01 November 2011
... governing the struggle against tyranny. The oracle means the tellus with its life-giving and sociomoral overtones, a principle that can be expressed only allegorically. When, in his outwardly clumsy way, Brutus fulfills the Pythian prophecy, he does not merely give further proof of his capacity for...
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New German Critique (2021) 48 (1 (142)): 41–70.
Published: 01 February 2021
.... Laws should unquestionably usurp no sway over science, for the object of science is truth. Truth is a necessity of the soul, and to put any restraint upon the gratification of this essential want is tyranny. The object of art, on the contrary, is pleasure, and pleasure is not indispensable. What kind...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (2 (116)): 103–118.
Published: 01 August 2012
... rejects the tyranny of the present and, what is more important, the high-tech amnesia that is the terminal malady of capitalist culture.38 To return to Braun again: “That’s when things can get dangerous, but it is still better than the ter- ror of lifeless memories.” Finally, it also gives back a...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (3 (111)): 173–198.
Published: 01 November 2010
... incidental reasons—but to me it means more: namely the refutation of your own and Koyré’s objec- tion, that my Hobbes interpretation is a willful construction. No, now I can prove that I did not con- struct” (quoted in Leo Strauss, “The Strauss-Kojève Debate,” in On Tyranny, ed. Victor Gourevitch and...
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New German Critique (2012) 39 (1 (115)): 113–137.
Published: 01 February 2012
.... Duve’s young female protagonist must overcome a certain “tyranny of distance”34 if she is to fashion herself as a modern, urban, bourgeois woman and acquire those musical tastes befitting her social aspirations that will distin- guish her for a satisfying relationship. Anne’s young taste is formed...
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New German Critique (2016) 43 (1 (127)): 119–140.
Published: 01 February 2016
... the representational effort of the titan, to resist, till the end, Zeus’s tyranny. Here, then, the tragedy reveals the power of literature to break abso- lute power. Prometheus Bound reveals a civilizational crisis situated in the fifth cen- tury BCE. In Prometheus and in the tyrannical...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (2 (131)): 105–132.
Published: 01 August 2017
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New German Critique (2015) 42 (3 (126)): 169–195.
Published: 01 November 2015
... threat of domestic subversion. Across the globe, antidemocratic and totalitarian movements, especially fas- cists, were exploiting democratic freedoms and institutions to overthrow them and establish aggressive tyrannies. Democratic regimes, however, had forgot- ten that rights depended on duties...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 21–44.
Published: 01 August 2020
... force ruling the whole earth, holding the monopoly of all means of violence, unchecked and uncontrolled by other sovereign powers, is not only a forbidding nightmare of tyranny, it would be the end of all political life as we know it” (CW, 81). A series of statements follow and strengthen the impression...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (2 (140)): 45–80.
Published: 01 August 2020
... . 120. Gines, Hannah Arendt and the Negro Question , 57 . 121. Mayer, “Hannah Arendt, National Socialism” ; Jahanbegloo and Khatami, “Acting under Tyranny” ; Kateb, Hannah Arendt ; Honig, “Declarations of Independence” ; and Goldoni and McCorkindale, Hannah Arendt and the Law...
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New German Critique (2008) 35 (2 (104)): 207–227.
Published: 01 August 2008
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (3 (114)): 95–114.
Published: 01 November 2011
... not the passage itself but Kershaw’s introduction to it: While in his Nuremberg cell awaiting the hangman, Hans Frank, the ex–Governor General of Poland, recalled the moment, in January 1920, 20. Alan Bullock, Hitler: A Study in Tyranny (New York: Harper and Row, 1962), 66...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (2 (113)): 1–23.
Published: 01 August 2011
... of them out from under the tyranny of their families: a plan that results instead in their deaths (Aesthetics, 1232). In this context, Hegel complains about modern tragedies in which only unfortunate, accidental circumstances doom the hero, when he or she is brought down simply by “fate...