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Wolin, Richard

Overview
Works: 43 works in 252 publications in 9 languages and 12,287 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: B3279.H49, 193
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Most widely held works by Richard Wolin
Walter Benjamin, an aesthetic of redemption by Richard Wolin( Book )

27 editions published between 1982 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Few twentieth-century thinkers have proven as influential as Walter Benjamin, the German-Jewish philosopher and cultural and literary critic. Richard Wolin's book remains among the clearest and most insightful introductions to Benjamin's writings, offering a philosophically rich exposition of his complex relationship to Adorno, Brecht, Jewish Messianism, and Western Marxism. Wolin provides nuanced interpretations of Benjamin's widely studied writings on Baudelaire, historiography, and art in the age of mechanical reproduction. In a new Introduction written especially for this edition, Wolin discusses the unfinished Arcades Project, as well as recent tendencies in the reception of Benjamin's work and the relevance of his ideas to contemporary debates about modernity and postmodernity." http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/ucal041/93030241.html
Heidegger's children : Hannah Arendt, Karl Löwith, Hans Jonas, and Herbert Marcuse by Richard Wolin( Book )

33 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Heidegger is perhaps the twentieth century's greatest philosopher, and his work stimulated much that is original and compelling in modern thought. A seductive classroom presence, he attracted Germany's brightest young intellects during the 1920s. Many were Jews, who ultimately would have to reconcile their philosophical and, often, personal commitments to Heidegger with his nefarious political views. In 1933, Heidegger cast his lot with National Socialism. He squelched the careers of Jewish students and denounced fellow professors whom he considered insufficiently radical. Fo
The seduction of unreason : the intellectual romance with fascism : from Nietzsche to postmodernism by Richard Wolin( Book )

28 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fifteen years ago, revelations about the political misdeeds of Martin Heidegger and Paul de Man sent shock waves throughout European and North American intellectual circles. Ever since, postmodernism has been haunted by the specter of a compromised past. In this intellectual genealogy of the postmodern spirit, Richard Wolin shows that postmodern's infatuation with fascism has been widespread and not incidental. He calls into question postmodernism's claim to have inherited the mantle of the left - and suggests that postmodern thought has long been smitten with the opposite end of the political spectrum."--Jacket
The Heidegger controversy : a critical reader by Richard Wolin( Book )

20 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The politics of being : the political thought of Martin Heidegger by Richard Wolin( Book )

28 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wolin then explains how Heideggerʼs failure in politics influenced the content and direction of his later philosophy. The author asserts that the major themes of Heideggerʼs later work-the quasi-apocalyptical indictments of humanism, technology and European nihilism-must be understood, to a degree, as an exercise in self-criticism. In The Politics of Being, Wolin cautions those who wish to seize on Heideggerʼs unsavory political allegiances as a pretext for disqualifying his philosophy as a whole. At the same time, he demonstrates convincingly that insofar as Heideggerʼs political choices are rooted in his philosophy, this fact cannot help but discredit some of the most essential features of Heideggerʼs philosophical project. Book Jacket
Martin Heidegger and European nihilism by Karl Löwith( Book )

8 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a work of impressive historical depth, Lowith traces the abandonment of higher European ideals in favor of a fatal flirtation with nihilism. These essays explore the enthronement of man above God, a trend that had begun to appear in European thought by the mid-nineteenth century in the works of Nietzsche and Marx and one that informed the nihilist philosophies of Heidegger and other theorists of the early twentieth century. An introduction by editor Richard Wolin provides lucid commentary, placing the three essays gathered here in a broad historical context, along with suggestions for further reading. This seminal work of intellectual history sheds light on the fascist impulses of nihilism in the first half of the twentieth century, but also offers unique perspective on the intellectual malaise of today
The wind from the east : French intellectuals, the cultural revolution, and the legacy of the 1960s by Richard Wolin( Book )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combining a merciless exposé of left-wing political folly and cross-cultural misunderstanding with a spirited defense of the 1960s, this book tells the colourful story of this legendary period in France
Labyrinths : explorations in the critical history of ideas by Richard Wolin( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Frankfurt school revisited : and other essays on politics and society by Richard Wolin( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assesses the school's relevance in light of a variety of contemporary issues and concerns including the collapse of communism, the global war on terror, the resurgence of religious fundamentalism, the dislocations of globalization, and the prospect of global democracy. This work seeks to reinvigorate the Frankfurt School's intellectual legacy
Heideggerian Marxism by Herbert Marcuse( Book )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contributions to a phenomenology of historical materialism -- On concrete philosophy -- On the problem of the dialectic -- New sources on the foundations of historical materialism -- On the philosophical foundations of the concept of labor in economics -- German philosophy, 1871-1933 -- Heidegger's politics -- Postscript, My disillusionment with Heidegger
Seinspolitik : das politische Denken Martin Heideggers by Richard Wolin( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in German and Polish and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fei li xing de mei huo : xiang fa xi si kao long. cong Ni cai dao hou xian dai zhu yi by Richard Wolin( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in Chinese and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu zuo zhe zai zhe bu hou xian dai jing shen de si xiang pu xi xue zhi zhong, jie shi hou xian dai zhu yi dui fa xi si zhu yi de zhi mi shi ru ci guang fan de xian xiang, er qie jue fei li shi de ou ran
The new conservatism : cultural criticism and the historians' debate by Jürgen Habermas( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays discuss denial of Germany's Nazi past, the rise of the neoconservative movement in Europe and America, and the welfare state
Heideggers kinderen : Hannah Ahrendt, Karl Löwith, Hans Jonas en Herbert Marcuse by Richard Wolin( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in Dutch and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studie over de verwerking van de nationaal-socialistische tendens in het denken van de Duitse filosoof Martin Heidegger (1889-1976) door vier van zijn joodse leerlingen
The seduction of unreason : the intellectual romance with fascism ; from Nietzsche to postmodernism by Richard Wolin( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wen hua pi ping de guan nian : Falankefu xue pai, cun zai zhu yi he hou jie gou zhu yi by Richard Wolin( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in Chinese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Senkyuhyakurokujuhachi pari ni fuita tofu : Furansu chishikijin to bunka daikakumei by Richard Wolin( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wa er te · ben ya ming : jiu shu mei xue by Richard Wolin( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu dui ben ya ming yu a duo nuo,Bu lai xi te,You tai jiao mi sai ya zhu yi yi ji xi fang ma ke si zhu yi de fu za guan xi jin xing le chong man zhe li de chan shu
Heideggers barn : Hannah Arendt, Karl Löwith, Hans Jonas och Herbert Marcuse by Richard Wolin( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in Undetermined and Swedish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martín Heidegger and European nihilismo by Karl Löwith( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Richard Wolin American historian

Richard Wolin Amerikaans historicus

Wolin, Richard

Wolin, Richard Brian

Wolin, Richard Brian 1952-

ウォーリン, リチャード

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沃林, 理查徳

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Heidegger's children : Hannah Arendt, Karl Löwith, Hans Jonas, and Herbert MarcuseThe seduction of unreason : the intellectual romance with fascism : from Nietzsche to postmodernismThe Heidegger controversy : a critical readerThe politics of being : the political thought of Martin HeideggerMartin Heidegger and European nihilismThe wind from the east : French intellectuals, the cultural revolution, and the legacy of the 1960sLabyrinths : explorations in the critical history of ideasThe Frankfurt school revisited : and other essays on politics and society