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By Matthew Sharpe, Rory Jeffs, Jack Reynolds

This e-book is a suite of in particular commissioned articles at the key continental ecu philosophical hobbies considering 1914. It exhibits how each one of those our bodies of inspiration has been formed via their responses to the horrors set in teach by means of global warfare I, and considers no matter if we're but ‘post-post-war’. The outbreak of worldwide struggle I in August 1914,set in chain a chain of crises and re-configurations, that have persisted to form the area for a century: industrialized slaughter, the top of colonialism and eu empires, the increase of the united states, monetary crises, fascism, Soviet Marxism, the gulags and the Shoah. the vast majority of the main routine in ecu considering (phenomenology, psychoanalysis, Hegelianism, Marxism, political theology, severe conception and neoliberalism) have been cast in, or formed by way of, makes an attempt to return to phrases with the worldwide trauma of the area Wars. this can be the 1st booklet to explain the advance of those activities after international conflict I, and as such can provide to be of curiosity to philosophers and historians of philosophy round the world.

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England understood very well that Germany had a growing population with growing needs. Those needs would be filled either with England as an ally in Europe or by another ally in the world. At the turn of the century, London itself tried to establish a relationship with Germany. For the first time, people were upset thinking we might have to pull England’s chestnuts out of the fire. This attitude was unfortunate and caused them to act as if an alliance did not require mutual give-and-take! Such a deal could easily have been made with England.

S. bellicosity is concerned, our Republicans are infinitely worse. We are still living in the shade of the war that began in 1914: such is my thesis. And I make this claim in an openly elegiac mood, mourning unashamedly for what was lost in the Great War. De-colonialisation, no matter how cynically partial, the redemptive power of women, no matter how treacherously embattled it remains, and the growing tolerance for homosexuality are all arguably benign effects of that ­terrible war, and it would delight me no end to hear my call for a post-post-war thought challenged and repudiated by a vigorous assertion of the social, economic, political, technological, and sexual progress we have made since 1914.

While the causes of the First World War still remain this is conscious—it is a war of two principles of which the one holds in trust, in the form of Christian-occidental humanity, Israel’s legacy to the world—[while] the other, the cult of power and contempt for humanity (Kult der menschenverachtenden Macht), signifies the absolute negation of this legacy. html (accessed November 1, 2014). 40 See Altman (2016a), especially §10 and §17. F. Altman shrouded in darkness, obfuscated by historians’ generalities like “the alliance ­system,” its spiritual results are everywhere manifest, even in Platonic scholarship, which has a two thousand year history behind it.

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