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By David Weinstein,Avihu Zakai

ISBN-10: 1107166462

ISBN-13: 9781107166462

Hans Baron, Karl Popper, Leo Strauss and Erich Auerbach have been among the German-speaking Jewish intellectuals who fled Continental Europe with the increase of Nazism within the Thirties. Their scholarship, although no longer more often than not thought of jointly, is studied the following to illustrate how, regardless of their assorted disciplines and specific modes of operating, they replied polemically within the guise of conventional scholarship to their shared trauma. for every, the political calamity of eu fascism was once a profound highbrow obstacle, requiring an highbrow reaction which Weinstein and Zakai now contextualize, ideologically and politically. They exemplify simply how broadly, and occasionally how subtly, Nineteen Thirties and Nineteen Forties scholarship was once used not just to give an explanation for, yet to struggle the political evils that had contaminated modernity, victimizing such a lot of. An unique viewpoint on a favored quarter of study, this ebook attracts upon a mass of secondary literature to supply an leading edge and precious contribution to twentieth-century highbrow history.

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