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Bloch, Ernst 1885-1977

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Most widely held works by Ernst Bloch
The principle of hope by Ernst Bloch( )

12 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 2,700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natural law and human dignity by Ernst Bloch( Book )

100 editions published between 1961 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The utopian function of art and literature : selected essays by Ernst Bloch( )

16 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 1,687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The aesthetic essays of the philosopher Ernst Bloch (1885-1977) belong to the rich tradition of cultural criticism represented by Georg Lukacs, Theodor Adorno, and Walter Benjamin. Bloch was a significant creative source for these thinkers, and his impact is nowhere more evident than in writings on art. Bloch was fascinated with art as a reflection of both social realities and human dreams. Whether he is discussing architecture or detective novels, the theme that drives his work is always the same -- the striving for "something better," for a "homeland" that is more socially aware, more humane, more just. The book opens with an illuminating discussion between Bloch and Adorno on the meaning of utopia; then follow 12 essays written between 1930 and 1973 on topics as diverse as aesthetic theory, genres such as music, painting, theater, film, opera, poetry, and the novel, and perhaps most important, popular culture in the form of fairy tales, detective stories, and dime novels. -- Back cover
A philosophy of the future by Ernst Bloch( Book )

102 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 1,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heritage of our times by Ernst Bloch( Book )

117 editions published between 1935 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 1,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part I: Employees and Diversion Part II: Non-Contemporaneity and Intoxication Part III: Upper Middle Classes, Objectivity and Montage Index
Geist der Utopie by Ernst Bloch( Book )

151 editions published between 1918 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces by Ernst Bloch( Book )

161 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Written between 1910 and 1929, Traces is considered Ernst Bloch's most important work next to The Principle of Hope and The Spirit of Utopia. This book, which collects aphorisms, essays, stories, and anecdotes, enacts Bloch's interest in showing how attention to "traces"--To the marks people make or to natural marks--can serve as a mode of philosophizing. In an elegant example of how the literary can become a privileged medium for philosophy, Bloch's chief philosophical invention is to begin with what gives an observer pause--what seems strange and astonishing. He then follows such traces into an awareness of the individual's relations to himself or herself and to history, conceived as a thinking into the unknown, the "not yet," and thus as utopian in essence. Traces, a masterwork of twentieth-century philosophy, is the most modest and beautiful proof of Bloch's utopian hermeneutics, taking as its source and its result the simplest, most familiar, and yet most striking stories and anecdotes."--Publisher's website
Thomas Münzer, als Theologe der Revolution by Ernst Bloch( Book )

148 editions published between 1921 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Karl Marx by Ernst Bloch( Book )

51 editions published between 1968 and 2018 in German and English and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study of Marx serves not only as an excellent introduction to that most influential of 'worldly philosophers' but is also a significant resume of the central issues of Bloch's own profound and wide-ranging thought. Special attention is given to the political maturation of the young Karl Marx and to his studies and intellectual relationship to important thinkers of his time. Bloch concludes with an insightful summons to the West to consider Marx anew as a thinker still vitally relevant to contemporary social issues, and not merely as the father of a sovietized political system.--
Man on his own : essays in the philosophy of religion by Ernst Bloch( Book )

12 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and German and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atheism in Christianity : the religion of the Exodus and the Kingdom by Ernst Bloch( Book )

11 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aesthetics and politics by Ernst Bloch( Book )

38 editions published between 1977 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No other country and no other period has produced a tradition of major aesthetic debate to compare with that which unfolded in German culture from the 1930s to the 1950s. In Aesthetics and Politics the key texts of the great Marxist controversies over literature and art during these years are assembled in a single volume. They do not form a disparate collection but a continuous, interlinked debate between thinkers who have become giants of twentieth-century intellectual history
Essays on the philosophy of music by Ernst Bloch( Book )

19 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Subjekt-Objekt : Erläuterungen zu Hegel by Ernst Bloch( Book )

32 editions published between 1951 and 1985 in German and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Materialismusproblem : seine Geschichte und Substanz by Ernst Bloch( Book )

20 editions published between 1972 and 1985 in German and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophische Aufsätze zur objektiven Phantasie by Ernst Bloch( Book )

30 editions published between 1969 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spirit of Utopia by Ernst Bloch( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politische Messungen, Pestzeit, Vormärz by Ernst Bloch( Book )

18 editions published between 1970 and 1985 in German and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zwischenwelten in der Philosophiegeschichte : aus Leipziger Vorlesungen by Ernst Bloch( Book )

28 editions published between 1975 and 1985 in German and English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literarische Aufsätze by Ernst Bloch( Book )

10 editions published between 1965 and 1984 in German and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The utopian function of art and literature : selected essays
Natural law and human dignityThe utopian function of art and literature : selected essaysHeritage of our timesTracesAtheism in Christianity : the religion of the Exodus and the KingdomAesthetics and politicsEssays on the philosophy of musicThe spirit of Utopia
Alternative Names
Bloch E.

Bloch, Ernest

Bloch, Ernest 1885-1977

Bloch Ernst

Bloch Ernst Simon

Bloch, Ernst Simon 1885-1977

Bloh, Ernst.

Bloh, Ernst 1885-1977

Blūkh, Irnist, 1885-1977

Burohho, Erunsuto 1885-1977

Burotuho, Erunsuto 1885-1977

E. B 1885-1977

Ernestus Bloch

Ernst Bloch

Ernst Bloch Duits schrijver

Ernst Bloch Duutsje filosoof

Ernst Bloch filòsof alemany

Ernst Bloch filósofo alemán

Ernst Bloch filósofo alemán del siglo XX

Ernst Bloch filosofo tedesco

Ernst Bloch German philosopher

Ernst Bloch germana filozofo

Ernst Bloch német marxista filozófus

Ernst Bloch niemiecki filozof

Ernst Bloch philosophe allemand

Ernst Bloch scrittore e filosofo tedesco

Ernst Bloch tysk filosof

Ernst Bloch tysk professor

Ernstas Blochas

Jahraus, Karl 1885-1977

Knerz, Jakob 1885-1977

Pŭllohŭ, Erŭnsŭt'ŭ 1885-1977

Ερνστ Μπλοχ

Блох Э.

Блох Эрнст

Блох Эрнст Симон

Ернст Блох

Эрнст Блох немецкий философ, социолог и публицист неомарксистской ориентации

ארנסט בלוך

ארנסט בלוך פילוסוף גרמני

בלאך, ארנסט 1885-1977

בלוך, ארנסט 1885-1977

إرنست بلوخ

إرنست بلوخ، 1885-1977

إرنست بلوخ فيلسوف ألماني

ارنست بلوخ ژورنالیست، نویسنده، و فیلسوف آلمانی

بلوخ, إرنست, 1885-1977

ഏണസ്റ്റ് ബ്ലോക്ക്

블로흐, 언스트 1885-1977

블로흐, 에른스트 1885-1977

에른스트 블로흐


エルンスト・ブロッホ 1885-1977

ブロッホ, エルンスト

ブロッホ, エルンスト 1885-1977


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