Traces a conceptual history of critique in German philosophy from the eighteenth century to the present.
Presents a historical and philosophical overview of the twentieth-century German debates on secularization and their significance for contemporary discussions about the relationship between theology and modernity.
Offers philosophical and psychological reflections on cruelty and tenderness.
Shows the relevance of Schiller’s thought for contemporary philosophy, particularly aesthetics, ethics, and politics.
Demonstrates how four books by dissident German intellectuals served as a rebuke to the Nazi regime.
A comprehensive study of Lessing’s religious thought.
Tells the story of Bavaria’s acquisition of ancient Greek sculptures that rivaled those acquired by England from the Parthenon.
Surveys how reunification in 1990 impacted historical scholarship in the former East Germany.
Bilingual English-German edition of second collection published by the German poet, dramatist, and philosopher Karoline von Günderrode (1780–1806).
Chronicles how the SED, a once villified political party, transformed itself into a viable national political party.
The definitive scholarly edition and new translation of all three versions of Hölderlin’s poem, The Death of Empedocles, and his related theoretical essays.
Examines the body in literature and science in late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Europe.
Explores the relationship between disciplinarity and contemporary ethics of scholarship about the Holocaust.
Explores the philosophical contributions and contemporary relevance of early German Romanticism.
Schelling’s masterpiece investigating evil and freedom.
Examines Brecht's use of the theatre as a public arena for political change.
Addresses Lacan's reception in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, offering new perspectives for American readers.
Explores the role of language, history, and politics in Romantic literature and thought, from Kant to Yeats.
Examines masculinity in German culture, society, and literature from 1945 to the present.
Available for the first time in English, this study offers insights into the genesis of German Romanticism.
Examines German women's literary and cultural representations of the Nazi era.
This first English-language consideration of Valentin Weigel, an important but neglected figure in German intellectual history, examines his life and his writings on tolerance.
Investigates the intellectual affinities of Adorno and Nietzsche, culminating in a discussion of their readings of Wagner, who serves as a medium and supplement for their critiques of modern culture.
This first book-length work of the prominent German philosopher Gunter Figal to appear in English offers a radical defense of metaphysical philosophy in the era of postmodern thought.
In its determination to take absolute control, the Third Reich focused on the nation's youth, reserving for the schools the vital task of refashioning the German psyche. This book examines these propaganda ...
Rich, diverse, and complex, this anthology presents the new prose fiction of women from both Germanys and Austria and the working papers of the German women's movement since the late 1960s. The alternation ...