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Mortal Thought : Hölderlin and Philosophy (Hardcover) (James Luchte)

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Mortal Thought seeks to illustrate the artistic and philosophical contexts for Hölderlin's poetic thought and to trace his profound impact upon subsequent philosophy, most notably Nietzsche, the Frankfurt School, Heidegger and Post-structuralism. Beginning with the point of departure of Hölderlin in Kant and Fichte, Mortal Thought outlines the novel philosophical innovations of Hölderlin, and their influence upon philosophy from the 19th century to the present day. A renewed appreciation of Hölderlin will allow us to retrieve an authentic philosophy for our own era. Mortal Thought lays out a concise, clear and comprehensive account of the emergence of Hölderlin as philosopher and poet, of his influence upon the four dominant strands of Continental philosophy - Nietzsche, Heidegger, Critical Theory and Poet-structuralism - and of his relevance for us in our own era.
Number of Pages: 201
Genre: Philosophy, Literary Criticism
Series Title: Bloomsbury Studies in Continental Philosophy
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic
Author: James Luchte
Language: English
Street Date: July 28, 2016
TCIN: 51535460
UPC: 9781474238182
Item Number (DPCI): 248-22-9589
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