The German Genius: Europe's Third Renaissance, the Second Scientific Revolution, and the Twentieth Century

The German Genius: Europe's Third Renaissance, the Second Scientific Revolution, and the Twentieth Century

Peter Watson


The German Genius is a virtuoso cultural background of German rules and effect, from 1750 to the current day, via acclaimed historian Peter Watson (Making of the fashionable brain, Ideas). From Bach, Goethe, and Schopenhauer to Nietzsche, Freud, and Einstein, from the humanities and arts to technological know-how and philosophy, The German Genius is a full of life and obtainable evaluate of over 250 years of German highbrow background. within the procedure, it explains the devastating results of global conflict II, which reworked a colourful and brilliantly creative tradition right into a motor vehicle of struggle and destruction, and it exhibits how the German tradition complicated within the war’s aftermath.

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