German philosophy
German philosophy, here taken to mean either (1) philosophy in the German language or (2) philosophy by Germans, has been extremely diverse, and central to both the analytic and continental traditions...
The Architects of Western Decline: A Study on the Frankfurt School and Cultural Marxism
This is the long overdue study of the Frankfurt School and Cultural Marxist philosophy which now controls Western intellectualism, politics, and culture. It ...
Neo-Kantianism
Neo-Kantianism refers broadly to a revived type of philosophy along the lines of that laid down by Immanuel Kant in the 18th century, or more specifically by Schopenhauer's criticism of the Kantian ph...
Hermeneutics
Hermeneutics /hɛrməˈnjuːtɪks/ is the theory of text interpretation, especially the interpretation of biblical texts, wisdom literature, and philosophical texts.Hermeneutics was initially applied to th...
Frankfurt School
The Frankfurt School (German: Frankfurter Schule) is a school of neo-Marxist interdisciplinary social theory associated in part with the Institute for Social Research at the Goethe University in F...
German idealism
German idealism was a speculative philosophical movement that emerged in Germany in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. It was a reaction against Immanuel Kant's Critique of Pure Reason and was cl...
Sturm und Drang
Sturm und Drang ([ˈʃtʊʁm ʊnt ˈdʁaŋ], literally "Storm and Drive", "Storm and Urge", though conventionally translated as "Storm and Stress") is a proto-Romantic movement in German literature and music ...
First seven Ecumenical Councils
In the history of Christianity, the first seven ecumenical councils, from the First Council of Nicaea (325) to the Second Council of Nicaea (787), represented an attempt to reach an orthodox consensus...
Budapest School (Lukács)
The Budapest School (Hungarian: Budapesti iskola, German: Budapester Schule) was a school of thought, originally of Marxist humanism, but later of Post-Marxism and dissident Liberalism that em...
School of Antioch
The School of Antioch was one of the two major centers of the study of biblical exegesis and theology during Late Antiquity; the other was the Catechetical School of Alexandria. This group was known b...
Culture industry
The term culture industry (German: Kulturindustrie) was coined by the critical theorists Theodor Adorno (1903–1969) and Max Horkheimer (1895–1973), and was presented as critical vocabulary in the chap...
Christian August Brandis
Christian August Brandis (February 13, 1790, Holzminden – July 21, 1867, Bonn), German philologist and historian of philosophy, was born at Hildesheim and educated at Kiel University.In 1812 he gradua...
Hugh Kenner
William Hugh Kenner (January 7, 1923 – November 24, 2003), was a Canadian literary scholar, critic and professor.Kenner was born in Peterborough, Ontario, on January 7, 1923. His father Dr. H.R....
Theodor W. Adorno bibliography
The following is a list of the major work by Theodor W. Adorno, a 20th-century German philosopher, sociologist and critical theorist associated closely with the Frankfurt School. This list also inclu...
Friedrich Maximilian Klinger
Friedrich Maximilian von Klinger (17 February 1752 – 25 February 1831) was a German dramatist and novelist. His play Sturm und Drang (1776) gave name to the Sturm und Drang artistic epoch. He wa...
Theodor W. Adorno
Theodor W. Adorno (/əˈdɔːrnoʊ/; [aˈdɔʀno]; born Theodor Ludwig Wiesengrund; September 11, 1903 – August 6, 1969) was a German sociologist, philosopher and musicologist known for his critical theo...
Alceste (Schweitzer)
Alceste is an opera in German in five acts by Anton Schweitzer with a libretto by Christoph Martin Wieland. It was commissioned by Abel Seyler for the Seyler theatrical company, and premiered on 28 Ma...
Arcades Project
The Passagenwerk or Arcades Project was an unfinished project of German literary critic Walter Benjamin, written between 1927 and 1940. An enormous collection of writings on the city life of Paris in ...
Munich Cosmic Circle
The Munich Cosmic Circle was a group of writers and intellectuals in Munich, Germany at the turn of the 20th century, based around the mystic Alfred Schuler. Along with Schuler, it consisted of the ph...
Walter Benjamin
Walter Bendix Schönflies Benjamin ([ˈvaltɐ ˈbɛnjamiːn]; 15 July 1892 – 26 September 1940) was a German philosopher and cultural critic. An eclectic thinker, combining elements of German idealism, Rom...
Shaun Gallagher
Shaun Gallagher (born 1948) is an American philosopher known for his work on embodied and social cognition, perception, agency and the philosophy of psychopathology. He holds (since 2011) the Lillian...
Andrew Bowie
Andrew S. Bowie (born 1952) is Professor of Philosophy and German at Royal Holloway, University of London and Founding Director of the Humanities and Arts Research Centre (HARC).He has worked to promo...
Critical theory
Critical theory is a school of thought that stresses the reflective assessment and critique of society and culture by applying knowledge from the social sciences and the humanities. As a term, critica...
Jürgen Habermas
Jürgen Habermas (/ˈjɜrɡən/ or /ˈjʊərɡən ˈhɑːbərmɑːs/; [ˈjʏrɡn̩ ˈhaːbɐmaːs]; born 18 June 1929) is a German sociologist and philosopher in the tradition of critical theory and pragmatism. He is perhaps...
Mimāṃsā
Mīmāṃsā (Sanskrit: मीमांसा), literally means "reflection" or "critical investigation". It is the name of one of six orthodox (astika) schools of Hinduism. The school is known for its philosophical...