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The Resource Jewish exiles and European thought in the shadow of the Third Reich : Baron, Popper, Strauss, Auerbach, David Weinstein, Avihu Zakai

Jewish exiles and European thought in the shadow of the Third Reich : Baron, Popper, Strauss, Auerbach, David Weinstein, Avihu Zakai

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Jewish exiles and European thought in the shadow of the Third Reich : Baron, Popper, Strauss, Auerbach
Title
Jewish exiles and European thought in the shadow of the Third Reich
Title remainder
Baron, Popper, Strauss, Auerbach
Statement of responsibility
David Weinstein, Avihu Zakai
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Language
eng
Summary
"Hans Baron, Karl Popper, Leo Strauss and Erich Auerbach were among the many German-speaking Jewish intellectuals who fled continental Europe with the rise of Nazism in the 1930s. Their scholarship, though not normally considered together, is studied here to demonstrate how, despite their different disciplines and distinctive modes of working, they responded polemically in the guise of traditional scholarship to their shared trauma. For each, the political calamity of European fascism was a profound intellectual crisis, requiring an intellectual response which Weinstein and Zakai now contextualize, ideologically and politically. They exemplify just how extensively, and sometimes how subtly, 1930s and 1940s scholarship was used not only to explain, but to fight the political evils that had infected modernity, victimizing so many. An original perspective on a popular area of research, this book draws upon a mass of secondary literature to provide an innovative and valuable contribution to twentieth-century intellectual history"--
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DLC
Dewey number
181/.06
Index
index present
LC call number
B5800
LC item number
.W45 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Jewish exiles and European thought in the shadow of the Third Reich : Baron, Popper, Strauss, Auerbach, David Weinstein, Avihu Zakai
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-295) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Exile and Interpretation -- Hans Baron : humanism and republican liberty in an age of tyranny -- Karl Popper : "Critical Interpretation" as fighting fascism -- Leo Strauss as "Talmud in the Wrong Place" -- Erich Auerbach and the crisis of German philology -- Conclusion
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 307 pages
Isbn
9781107166462
Lccn
2016059502
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)967365887
  • (OCoLC)ocn967365887
Label
Jewish exiles and European thought in the shadow of the Third Reich : Baron, Popper, Strauss, Auerbach, David Weinstein, Avihu Zakai
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-295) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Exile and Interpretation -- Hans Baron : humanism and republican liberty in an age of tyranny -- Karl Popper : "Critical Interpretation" as fighting fascism -- Leo Strauss as "Talmud in the Wrong Place" -- Erich Auerbach and the crisis of German philology -- Conclusion
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 307 pages
Isbn
9781107166462
Lccn
2016059502
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)967365887
  • (OCoLC)ocn967365887

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