By Reiner Schürmann
"... a e-book of amazing originality and intensity, a super and particularly new interpretation of the character and background of philosophy." —John Sallis
In damaged Hegemonies, the overdue uncommon thinker Reiner Schürmann bargains a thorough rethinking of the background of Western philosophy from the Greeks via Heidegger. Schürmann translates the heritage of Western concept and motion as a chain of eras ruled through the increase and fall of yes dominating philosophical rules that contained the seeds in their personal destruction. those eras coincided with their dominant languages: Greek, Latin, and vernacular tongues. interpreting philosophical texts from Parmenides, Plotinus, and Cicero, via Augustine, Meister Eckhardt, and Kant, to Heidegger, Schürmann lines the arguments through which those rules won hegemony and during which their credibility was once finally demolished. spotting the failure of final norms, damaged Hegemonies questions how humanity this present day is to imagine and act within the absence of principles.
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