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Critique of the German intelligentsia

Author: Hugo Ball
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©1993.
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This sweeping polemic by a leader of the early modern German avant garde is a highly critical tour through German political intellectual, and religious history since the Reformation. Hugo Ball places blame for the disaster of World War I on Germany's intellectual heritage and attacks figures such as Luther, Kant, Hegel, Marx, and Nietzsche for their contributions to a morally bankrupt modern ideology. First  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugo Ball
ISBN: 023107526X 9780231075268
OCLC Number: 27727114
Description: xlii, 273 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Thomas Münzer contra Martin Luther --
Protestant philosophy and the concepts of freedom in the French Revolution --
Franz von Bader and the Christian Renaissance in France and Russia --
The German-Jewish conspiracy tp destrot morality.
Other Titles: Zur Kritik der deutschen Intelligenz.
Responsibility: Hugo Ball ; translated by Brian L. Harris.

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An English translation of a sharp polemic originally published in 1919 by a leader of dada and the avant garde, who blames the disaster of World War I on Germany's intellectual heritage. Ball argues  Read more...

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