Synopses & Reviews
Approaching the writing of major intellectuals, artists, and philosophers need no longer be daunting. is a new sort of introduction--a personal master class in reading--that brings you face to face with the work of some of the most influential and challenging writers in history. In lucid, accessible language, these books explain essential topics such as the implicit and explicit genocidal message within Hitler's writing.
Intent upon letting the reader discover the central concepts of important thinkers, the series provides a context and an explanation that will facilitate and enrich your understanding of texts vital to our world today.
About the Author
Neil Gregor is Reader in Modern German History at the University of Southampton. He is the author of Daimler-Benz in the Third Reich and editor of Nazism: A Reader.Simon Critchley is Hans Jonas Professor at the New School for Social Research, and a part-time professor of philosophy at Tilburg University in the Netherlands. His many books include Infinitely Demanding, Ethics-Politics-Subjectivity and The Book of Dead Philosophers.