Time of the Magicians: Wittgenstein, Benjamin, Cassirer, Heidegger, and the Decade That Reinvented Philosophy

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  • ISBN: 0525559663
  • Author: Wolfram Eilenberger
  • Publisher: Penguin Press
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • Date: August 18, 2020
  • Pages: 432
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

A grand narrative of the intertwining lives of Walter Benjamin, Martin Heidegger, Ludwig Wittgenstein, and Ernst Cassirer, major philosophers whose ideas shaped the twentieth century The year is 1919. The horror of the First World War is still fresh for the protagonists of Time of the …