New PDF release: Broken Hegemonies (Studies in Continental Thought)

By Reiner Schürmann

"... a ebook of impressive originality and intensity, a super and particularly new interpretation of the character and background of philosophy." —John Sallis

In damaged Hegemonies, the overdue amazing thinker Reiner Schürmann deals a thorough rethinking of the heritage of Western philosophy from the Greeks via Heidegger. Schürmann translates the background of Western notion and motion as a chain of eras ruled by way of the increase and fall of yes dominating philosophical rules that contained the seeds in their personal destruction. those eras coincided with their dominant languages: Greek, Latin, and vernacular tongues. interpreting philosophical texts from Parmenides, Plotinus, and Cicero, via Augustine, Meister Eckhardt, and Kant, to Heidegger, Schürmann lines the arguments in which those rules received hegemony and through which their credibility used to be eventually demolished. spotting the failure of final norms, damaged Hegemonies questions how humanity at the present time is to imagine and act within the absence of principles.

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