- Title Pages
- Translator’s Note
- Preface to the English Translation
- 1 Does German Philosophy Have a History? And Has There Ever Been a “German Spirit”?
- 2 The Birth of God in the Soul: The Beginnings of German-language Philosophizing in the Middle Ages in the Work of Meister Eckhart and Nicholas of Cusa’s Consummation and Demolition of Medieval Thought
- 3 The Change in the Philosophical Situation Brought about by the Reformation: Paracelsus’s New Natural Philosophy and the “No” in Jakob Böhme’s God
- 4 Only the Best Is Good Enough for God: Leibniz’s Synthesis of Scholasticism and the New Science
- 5 The German Ethical Revolution: Immanuel Kant
- 6 The Human Sciences as a Religious Duty: Lessing, Hamann, Herder, Schiller, the Early Romantics, and Wilhelm von Humboldt
- 7 The Longing for a System: German Idealism
- 8 The Revolt against Christian Dogmatics: Schopenhauer’s Discovery of the Indian World
- 9 The Revolt against the Bourgeois World: Ludwig Feuerbach and Karl Marx
- 10 The Revolt against Universalistic Morals: Friedrich Nietzsche
- 11 The Exact Sciences as a Challenge and the Rise of Analytic Philosophy: Frege, the Viennese and Berlin Circles, Wittgenstein
- 12 The Search for a Foundation of the Human Sciences and the Social Sciences in Neo-Kantianism and Dilthey, and Husserl’s Exploration of Consciousness
- 13 Is Philosophy Partly to Blame for the German Catastrophe? Heidegger between Fundamental Ontology and History of Being
- 14 National Socialist Anthropology and Political Philosophy: Arnold Gehlen and Carl Schmitt
- 15 The Federal Republic’s Adaptation to Western European Normality: Gadamer, the Two Frankfurt Schools, and Hans Jonas
- 16 Why We Cannot Assume That There Will Continue to Be a German Philosophy
- Index of Names
- A Short History of German Philosophy
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