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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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Named Person: Walter Benjamin; Paul Celan; Walter Benjamin; Paul Celan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew E Benjamin
ISBN: 0415133858 9780415133852 0415133866 9780415133869 9780203980682 0203980689
OCLC Number: 37708692
Description: xii, 180 p. ; 25 cm.
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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