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By Henk de Berg,Duncan Large

German-language thinkers resembling Kant, Marx, Nietzsche, and Freud are valuable to modernity. but their reception within the English-speaking international has principally relied on translations, a state of affairs that hasoften hampered complete engagement with the rhetorical and philosophical complexity of the German background of rules. the current quantity, the 1st of its sort, is a reaction to this case. After an creation charting the striking flowering of German-language notion because the eighteenth century, it deals extracts -- within the unique German -- from 16 significant philosophical texts, with huge introductions and annotations in English. All extracts are rigorously selected to introduce the person thinkers whereas permitting the reader to pursue broader issues comparable to the destiny of cause or the historical past of recent selfhood. The ebook bargains scholars and students of German a supplement to linguistic, historic, and literary research via giving them entry to the wealth of German-language philosophy. It represents a brand new method into the paintings of a succession of thinkers who've outlined smooth philosophy and therefore stay of the most important relevance today.

The philosophers: Immanuel Kant, G. W.F. Hegel, Ludwig Feuerbach, Karl Marx, Arthur Schopenhauer, Friedrich Nietzsche, Sigmund Freud, Martin Heidegger, Walter Benjamin, Georg Lukács, Max Horkheimer and Theodor Adorno, Jürgen Habermas.

Henk de Berg is Professor of German on the collage of Sheffield. Duncan huge is Professor of eu Literature and Translation on the collage of East Anglia.

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