Modernism as a Philosophical Problem
On the Dissatisfactions of European High Culture 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Robert B. Pippin
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Modernism as a Philosophical Problem by Robert B. Pippin
Book DescriptionModernism as a Philosophical Problem, 2e presents a new interpretation of the negative and critical self--understanding characteristic of much European high culture since romanticism and especially since Nietzsche, and answers the question of why the issue of modernity became a philosophical problem in European tradition.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631214137
(236mm x 163mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 23-Aug-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Robert B. Pippin
Interanimations, Hardback (August 2015)
Offers an argument that the study of historical figures is not only an interpretation of their views, but can be understood as a form of philosophy itself. Examining a number of philosophers to explore the nature of this interanimation, this book presents an assortment of thoughtful examples of historical commentary that enact philosophy.
Nietzsche, Psychology, and First Philosophy, Paperback (December 2011)» View all books by Robert B. Pippin
Friedrich Nietzsche is one of the most elusive thinkers in the philosophical tradition. Nonetheless, certain readings of his work have become standard and influential. This title challenges various traditional views, taking the philosopher at his word when he says that his writing can best be understood as a kind of psychology.
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Author Biography - Robert B. Pippin
Robert B. Pippin is the Raymond W. and Martha Hilpert Gruner Distinguished Service Professor in the Committee on Social Thought and the Department of Philosophy at the University of Chicago. He is the author of several books on the modern philosophical tradition and one on literature, Henry James and Modern Moral Life (1999), as well as numerous articles on similar topics.
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