The Impact of Idealism: The Legacy of Post-Kantian German Thought, Volume III: Aesthetics and Literature

2016.04.01 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Christoph Jamme and Ian Cooper (eds.), The Impact of Idealism: The Legacy of Post-Kantian German Thought, Volume III: Aesthetics
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2016.04.01 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Christoph Jamme and Ian Cooper (eds.), The Impact of Idealism: The Legacy of Post-Kantian German Thought, Volume III: Aesthetics and Literature, Cambridge, 2013, 334pp., $110.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781107039841. Reviewed by Robert Wicks, The University of Auckland To appreciate the tremendous impact of German Idealism, we need to reflect solely upon the history of dialectical logic. Consider how Marxism -- one of its immediate offspring -- inspired the Russian Revolution of 1917 and the subsequent history of the Soviet Union and China. It is also difficult to forget in later years the Post-World War II nuclear confrontation between the U.S.S.R. and the U.S.A. in October 1962. Among German Idealist philosophers, even the lesser-known Karl Christian Friedrich Krause, the panentheist and inspirational figure behind Krausism, can claim an influence that extends far beyond his own lifetime to the Cuban Revolution of. . .

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