By Reiner Schürmann
"... a publication of extraordinary originality and intensity, a super and relatively new interpretation of the character and background of philosophy." —John Sallis
In damaged Hegemonies, the overdue amazing thinker Reiner Schürmann deals an intensive rethinking of the background of Western philosophy from the Greeks via Heidegger. Schürmann translates the heritage of Western idea and motion as a sequence of eras ruled by means of the increase and fall of convinced dominating philosophical principles that contained the seeds in their personal destruction. those eras coincided with their dominant languages: Greek, Latin, and vernacular tongues. examining philosophical texts from Parmenides, Plotinus, and Cicero, via Augustine, Meister Eckhardt, and Kant, to Heidegger, Schürmann strains the arguments during which those principles won hegemony and in which their credibility used to be finally demolished. spotting the failure of final norms, damaged Hegemonies questions how humanity this day is to imagine and act within the absence of principles.
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