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The Legitimacy of the Modern Age

Blumenberg, Hans

Published by MIT Press Ltd
ISBN 10: 0262521059 / ISBN 13: 9780262521055
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Title: The Legitimacy of the Modern Age

Publisher: MIT Press Ltd

Binding: Soft cover

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1985. 0th Edition. Paperback. In this major work, Blumenberg takes issue with Karl Lowith's well-known thesis that the idea of progress is a secularized version of Christian eschatology, which promises a dramatic intervention that will consummate the history of the world from outside. Translator(s): Wallace, R. M. Series: Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought. Num Pages: 712 pages. BIC Classification: HP; JH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 157 x 230 x 45. Weight in Grams: 1126. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780262521055

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