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by Harry Redner

Author: Harry Redner
Subcategory: Americas
Language: English
Publisher: Univ of California Pr (November 1, 1982)
Pages: 304 pages
Category: History
Rating: 4.8
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Now that the collective death of mankind has become a possibility, no other thought can remain unimpaired

Now that the collective death of mankind has become a possibility, no other thought can remain unimpaired. Harry Redner traces historically the onset of this acute state of Nihilism from what might be called the Faustian revolution, symbolized by Faust's pronouncement In the beginning was the Deed.

Harry Redner traces historically the onset of this acute state of Nihilism from what might be called the Faustian revolution, symbolized by Faust's pronouncement In the beginning was the Deed. Redner reflects on the passage of the three main Fausts, from Marlowe’s t Now that the collective death of mankind has become a possibility, no other thought can remain unimpaired.

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In this path-breaking and controversial book, Harry Redner provides a systematic study of how the epistemologically .

In this path-breaking and controversial book, Harry Redner provides a systematic study of how the epistemologically interesting features of contemporary science are to be understood. He is the author of In the Beginning Was the Deed: Reflections on the Passage of Faust (1982), The Ends of Philosophy: An Essay in the Sociology of Philosophy and Rationality (1986), and (with Jill Redner) Anatomy of the World (1983).

In the Beginning was the Deed: Reflections on the Passage of Faust. Walter Benjamin's magnum opus was a book he did not live to write. Comp Lit. Roger Nicholls. Narco-Cultural Studies of High Modernity. Goethe as a Scientist. In The Dialectics of Seeing, Susan Buck-Morss offers an inventive reconstruction of the Passagen-Werk, or Arcades Project, as it might have taken form.

Faust: A Tragedy (German: Faust. Eine Tragödie, or retrospectively Faust. Der Tragödie, erster Teil) is the first part of the tragic play Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, and is considered by many as the greatest work of German literature. It was first published in 1808. The first part of Faust is not divided into acts, but is structured as a sequence of scenes in a variety of settings.

Faust is the protagonist of a classic German legend; a highly successful scholar, but also dissatisfied with his life, and so makes a. .In the beginning was the deed : reflections on the passage of Faust.

Faust is the protagonist of a classic German legend; a highly successful scholar, but also dissatisfied with his life, and so makes a deal with the devil, exchanging his soul for unlimited knowledge and worldly pleasures. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust is a tragic play in two parts Topics: Librivox, audiobook, poetry, drama, tragedy, Faustus, Doctor Faustus Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text.

This book examines the dominant modern ideas on Man, Time, and Nihilism with reference to Foucault, Derrida, and Althusser.