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ISBN 9780674013551

Publication Date: 05/30/2004

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528 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

7 halftones

Belknap Press

Walter Benjamin: Selected Writings

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  • Metaphysics of Youth, 1913–1919
    • “Experience”
    • The Metaphysics of Youth
    • Two Poems by Friedrich Hölderlin
    • The Life of Students
    • Aphorisms on Imagination and Color
    • A Child’s View of Color
    • Socrates
    • Trauerspiel and Tragedy
    • The Role of Language in Trauerspiel and Tragedy
    • On Language as Such and on the Language of Man
    • Theses on the Problem of Identity
    • Dostoevsky’s The Idiot
    • Painting and the Graphic Arts
    • Painting, or Signs and Marks
    • The Ground of Intentional Immediacy
    • The Object: Triangle
    • Perception Is Reading
    • On Perception
    • Comments on Gundolf’s Goethe
    • On the Program of the Coming Philosophy
    • Stifter
    • Every Unlimited Condition of the Will
    • Types of History
    • The Concept of Criticism in German Romanticism
    • Fate and Character
    • Analogy and Relationship
    • The Paradox of the Cretan
    • The Currently Effective Messianic Elements
  • Angelus Novus, 1920–1926
    • The Theory of Criticism
    • Categories of Aesthetics
    • On Semblance
    • World and Time
    • According to the Theory of Duns Scotus
    • On Love and Related Matters
    • The Right to Use Force
    • The Medium through Which Works of Art Continue to Influence Later Ages
    • Critique of Violence
    • The Task of the Translator
    • Notes for a Study of the Beauty of Colored Illustrations in Children’s Books
    • Riddle and Mystery
    • Outline for a Habilitation Thesis
    • Language and Logic (I–III)
    • Theory of Knowledge
    • Truth and Truths / Knowledge and Elements of Knowledge
    • Imagination
    • Beauty and Semblance
    • The Philosophy of History of the Late Romantics and the Historical School
    • The Meaning of Time in the Moral Universe
    • Capitalism as Religion
    • Announcement of the Journal Angelus Novus
    • Goethe’s Elective Affinities
    • Baudelaire (II, III)
    • Calderón’s El Mayor Monstruo, Los Celos and Hebbel’s Herades und Mariamne
    • Letter to Florens Christian Rang
    • Stages of Intention
    • Outline of the Psychophysical Problem
    • Even the Sacramental Migrates into Myth
    • On the Topic of Individual Disciplines and Philosophy
    • “Old Forgotten Children’s Books”
    • Naples
    • Curriculum Vitae (I)
    • Reflections on Humboldt
    • Review of Bernoulli’s Bachofen
    • Johann Peter Hehel (I): On the Centenary of His Death
    • Johann Peter Hebel (II): A Picture Puzzle for the Centenary of His Death
    • A Glimpse into the World of Children’s Books
    • One-Way Street
  • A Note on the Texts
  • Chronology, 1892–1926
  • Index

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