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Narziß und Goldmund
I fell in love with this book before the first page was out - that description of the chestnut tree and the boys who walk beneath it season after seas ...more
May 18, 2014
May 09, 2014
Die Französische Revolution
Axel Kuhn asks: may a country receive freedom as a gift? This ever-timely question introduces his analysis of the two German republics formed during t ...more
Jan 17, 2009
Jan 02, 2009
Emanzipation ist Ehrensache: Netzwerkbeziehungen, Sexualität und Partnerwahl junger Frauen türkischer Herkunft
Obwohl die Studie auf nur sechs Interviews beruht, entwerft Kondzialka ein umfassendes System der möglichen Handlungsmustern für junge Frauen türkisch ...more
May 04, 2012
Jun 04, 2012
Emmas Glück
An inviting set-up, short well-paced scenes, and the author made some brave choices.

She should though have fleshed out the characters a bit more. As
Oct 27, 2011
Nov 03, 2011
Das Glasperlenspiel
Because laughter’s like a hiccup or a seizure in the silence, and there is no laughter that does not take place in silence.
For this reason you must li
Mar 05, 2011
Feb 06, 2011
Selbsterkenntnis in Charmides
An elegant dissertation. Tidy presentation and clear sentences. A comprehensive overview of contemporary interpretations. Not too timid and not too br ...more
Oct 14, 2009
Oct 14, 2009
Wittgenstein: Eine Einführung
Clear and energetic

I. Introduction of life, personality, work. Klosterneuburg and Norway and the Bros Karamazov and how he 'lectured' and the Russian
Nov 13, 2009
Nov 06, 2009
The model of what chick-lit could be, if that genre weren't dictated by obsessive consumerism. Femininity isn't about shopping, it's about moisture!

Aug 2008
Jan 09, 2009
Nietzsche: Eine philosophische Einführung
Figal constantly references Heidegger and Plato, not because they're that helpful in comprehending Nietzsche, but because those are the other two phil ...more
Nov 15, 2008
Jan 08, 2009
Hegel in Frankreich.
I like you fine my little orange friend, just didn't have time for you this time around. We'll meet again ..... after I've puzzled out Hegel reception ...more
not set
Sep 21, 2009
Deutsch in 30 Tagen. German in 30 Days. Buch und Cassette. Der kompakte Sprachkurs. (Lernmaterialien)
Yuki became part of the family for a while there. I'd be nothing without her. I miss you Yuki!!
Aug 23, 2007
Jan 09, 2009
Mein Leben als Landhebamme.
Antidote to all that infant joy:

My mother groan'd! my father wept.
Into the dangerous world I leapt:
Helpless, naked, piping loud,
Like a fiend hid in a
Jan 22, 2009
Dec 25, 2008
Ekel, Hochmut, Hass: Zur Phänomenologie Feindlicher Gefühle
The analysis of disgust is spot on. The analysis of hate uses some questionable metaphysics though, for example in its insistence on the monotony of h ...more
May 30, 2010
May 20, 2010
Abiturwissen, Französische Revolution
Stephan Lobert knows how to teach. His facts are modest and strong. I wish I knew anything else about him.
Jan 08, 2009
Jan 02, 2009
Deutsche Philosophie Im XIX. Jahrhundert: Kritik Der Idealistischen Vernunft: Schelling, Schleiermacher, Schopenhauer, Stirner, Kierkegaard, Engels, M
Mar 28, 2008
Jan 12, 2009
Hegelphänomenologische Interpretation Der "Phänomenologie Des Geistes"
Vividly written, stuffed with juicy phrases. Occasionally vague on troubling points, I wouldn't call this the most scientifically competent book I've ...more
Oct 11, 2009
Sep 15, 2009
Ethik in geometrischer Ordnung dargestellt
Never seen utilitarianism so seductive . . . . was it the crystalline ring? Perhaps, but more likely his good will. Spinoza is good, he writes from a ...more
not set
Nov 15, 2009
Deutschland im 19. Jahrhundert
Bitter disappointment after Lobert's clarity (in Abiturwissen, Die Französische Revolution) - Bemmerlein's theme is too big for his skinny lil book
Mar 2009
Feb 17, 2009
Kritik der reinen Vernunft
Man kann also sicher sein, so spröde, oder geringschätzend auch diejenige tun, die eine Wissenschaft nicht nach ihrer Natur, sondern allein aus ihren ...more
Sep 15, 2009
Mar 07, 2009
Einführung In Die Logik
Unbearably "cute". Strobach attempts to explain everything as if it were a card game, which muddies his exposition, while patronizing his readers. If ...more
Jul 2009
Mar 22, 2009
Der Franzosische Hegel
Essays are snappy, inviting, and short. Covers a wide range of reception, grouped into misreadings, close readings, and hostile readings.
Oct 11, 2009
Sep 21, 2009
Hegel Im Kontext
Herzlich empfohlen! Henrich beitet eine erleuchtende Übersicht ohne den Detailen Unrecht zu tun, was man kaum bei Hegelrezeptionen finden kann.
Jun 07, 2011
May 22, 2011
Materialien zu Hegels Phänomenologie des Geistes
Good choice of contributions. The different essays don't stick so close to Hegel's text, but they pair his ideas fruitfully with various new direction ...more
Jun 07, 2011
May 10, 2011
Hegel Und Die Heroischen Jahre Der Philosophie: Eine Biographie
Energetic and comprehensive, all in all a great source though sprawling and unstructured. There's tons of catchy quotes from a wide range of researche ...more
Oct 11, 2009
Jun 07, 2009
Angelus Novus. ( Ausgewählte Schriften, 2)
Über die Sprache überhaupt und über die Sprache des Menschen:
the current shoots up through all

Über das Programm der kommenden Philosophie:
don't forget
Jan 31, 2010
Dec 08, 2009
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel.
After so many days with you, I feel as if you're mine, but I have to bring you back home now. Strange. I have a feeling, though, that we will meet aga ...more
Feb 20, 2009
Dec 19, 2008
Eine Einführung in Schellings Philosophie
I thought it was fairly clear, but a couple days into reading it I seemed to start hearing everywhere that it's mostly wrong. Still, the critique of K ...more
Feb 20, 2010
Dec 08, 2009
Walter Benjamin Zur Einführung
author of an introduction shouldn't be so eager not to unduly influence or lead - many long quotes and little direction, almost more like a very minim ...more
Feb 2010
Nov 15, 2009
Unterwegs Zur Sprache
yeah this book booked the hellouta me. several holy moments, several hours into reading, would grasp me and pull me all the way in ... but reading thi ...more
Feb 2010
Dec 08, 2009
Wissenschaft der Logik 2. Die subjektive Logik (Werke in 20 Bänden & Register 6)
waltzes so fast it seems not to move at all
Jul 2009
Mar 19, 2009
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