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Present hope : philosophy, architecture, Judaism

Author: Andrew E Benjamin
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.
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An exploration of how we think about the present, this text draws upon philosophy, architecture and poetry. It considers the roles played by themes that fragment and complicate the present. Loss,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Benjamin, Andrew E.
Present hope.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1997
(DLC) 97205268
Named Person: Walter Benjamin; Paul Celan; Walter Benjamin; Paul Celan
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew E Benjamin
ISBN: 0203980689 9780203980682 9780415133852 0415133858 9780415133869 0415133866
OCLC Number: 179150207
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 180 p.)
Contents: Hope at the present; time and task - Benjamin and Heidegger showing the present; shoah, remembrance and the abeyance of fate - Walter Benjamin's "Fate and Character"; awakening from tragedy, tragedy's present condition; the architecture of hope - Daniel Libeskind's Jewish museum; continuing with poetry - Celan and Jabes; conclusion - the renewal of hope.
Responsibility: Andrew Benjamin.
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"A meditation on the European philosophical tradtition after the Holocaust, the possibility of continuing that tradition, and resolving the melancholy that defines modern consciousness."-Zachary J. Read more...

 
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