Intellectual History of the Modern Age

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  1. Race, Nation, History
    Oded Y. Steinberg argues that historical periodization converged with racial, national, and religious themes to inform the historical perception of influential English and German scholars during the second half of the nineteenth... Learn More
    Published: 18th June 2019
    Hardback | £54.00
  2. Secularism and Hermeneutics

    Secularism and Hermeneutics

    By Yael Almog

    Series Intellectual History of the Modern Age

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    Yael Almog examines the works of thinkers such as Johann Gottfried Herder, Moses Mendelssohn, and Friedrich Daniel Ernst Schleiermacher and reveals the tension between textual exegesis and confessional belonging. Secularism and... Learn More
    Published: 7th May 2019
    Hardback | £54.00
  3. The Spatial Reformation
    The Spatial Reformation offers a sweeping history of the way Europeans conceived of three-dimensional space, between 1350 and 1850, and calls for a deliberate reconsideration not only of what constitutes the intellectual foundation... Learn More
    Published: 14th December 2018
    Hardback | £74.00
  4. Nietzsche in the Nineteenth Century
    Nietzsche in the Nineteenth Century shows how Nietzsche formulated his thought in an ongoing dialogue with the concerns of his contemporaries and how his philosophy can be conceived as a contribution to the debates taking place... Learn More
    Published: 3rd July 2018
    Hardback | £70.00
  5. History After Hitler
    A comprehensive account of how German and American historians after World War II tackled the question of the roots of National Socialism, History After Hitler traces the development of a transatlantic scholarly community as a... Learn More
    Published: 3rd July 2018
    Hardback | £58.00
  6. Suffering Scholars
    Suffering Scholars focuses on the medical and literary dimensions of the cult of celebrity that developed around intellectuals during the French Enlightenment. Anne C. Vila shows how the "suffering scholar" syndrome deeply influenced... Learn More
    Published: 15th February 2018
    Hardback | £54.00
  7. The Labor of the Mind
    The Labor of the Mind plumbs the Enlightenment's social and cultural logic of conceiving the mind as manly; considers the textual representations of the manly mind; and examines the ways in which it was subverted or at least subtly... Learn More
    Published: 10th August 2017
    Hardback | £66.00
  8. Homo Cinematicus
    Situated at the intersection of film studies, the history of science and medicine, and the history of modern Germany, Homo Cinematicus: Science, Motion Pictures, and the Making of Modern Germany connects the emergence of cinema... Learn More
    Published: 23rd May 2017
    Hardback | £58.00
  9. Identity
    Identity: The Necessity of a Modern Idea is the first comprehensive history of the concept that answers the question, "who, or what, am I?" Gerald Izenberg contends that our most important identities, while historically conditioned,... Learn More
    Published: 20th April 2016
    Hardback | £50.00
    Paperback | £25.99
  10. Thinking in Public
    Thinking in Public examines the ambivalence that public political life and the figure of the intellectual provoked in the generation of European Jewish thinkers born around 1900. By comparing Hannah Arendt, Emmanuel Levinas, and... Learn More
    Published: 18th December 2015
    Hardback | £50.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  11. Between Cultures
    The remarkable individuals whose stories make up Jerrold Seigel's Between Cultures—Richard Burton, T. E. Lawrence, Louis Massignon, Chinua Achebe, and Orhan Pamuk—without ever seeking to exit from the ways of life... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2015
    Hardback | £41.00
  12. Christian Human Rights

    Christian Human Rights

    By Samuel Moyn

    Series Intellectual History of the Modern Age

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    In Christian Human Rights, Samuel Moyn asserts that the rise of human rights after World War II was prefigured and inspired by a defense of the dignity of the human person that first arose in Christian churches and religious thought... Learn More
    Published: 17th August 2015
    Hardback | £19.99