Walter Benjamin's philosophy: destruction and experience.

Benjamin, Andrew and Osborne, Peter, eds. (1994) Walter Benjamin's philosophy: destruction and experience. Warwick studies in European philosophy. . Routledge. ISBN 0415083680

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Abstract

This collection explores, in Adorno's description, `philosophy directed against philosophy'. The essays cover all aspects of Benjamin's writings, from his early work in the philosophy of art and language, through to the concept of history. The experience of time and the destruction of false continuity are identified as the key themes in Benjamin's understanding of history.

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Clinamen Press Ltd.; 2nd edition (August 2000),

ISBN13: 9781903083086.

Research Areas:School of Media and Performing Arts > Media & Performing Arts
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