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Published: 22 July 2010

152 Pages | 15 b/w halftones

ISBN: 9780199569250

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German Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction

Andrew Bowie

Very Short Introductions

  • Examines Germany's transition from a traditional feudal society to a modern, industrialised society, exploring how philosophy relates to the social and historical developments
  • Discusses the idea that German philosophy forms one of the most enlightening responses to the problems of 'modernity'
  • Covers all the significant thinkers of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries, but also includes some of the lesser known philosophers of the time
  • Highlights the rather neglected ideas of early German Romantic philosophy, including the works of Friedrich Schlegel, Novalis, Schleirmacher, and Schelling
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over three million copies sold worldwide