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German Literature - VSI - other intellectual stars

Here is the list of other intellectual stars - this list is more impressive than the literature author list!

Chronicle of the Emperors
Mechthild von Magdeburg (c. 1210-1283)
Meister Eckhart (c. 1260-1327)
Martin Luther (1483-1546)
Jakob Bohme (1575-1624)
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716)
Christian August Wolff (1679-1754)
Johann Joachim Winckelmann (1717-68): Thoughts on the Imitation of the Greek Works of Painting and Sculpture (Gedanken uber die Nachahmung der griechischen Werke in der Malerei und Bildhauerkunst, 1755)
Johann Gottfried Herder (1744-1803)
Immanuel Kant (1724-1804): Critique of Pure Reason (Kritik der reinen Vernunft, 1781)
Mozart: Seraglio (1782)
Emanuel Schikaneder (1751-1812): The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflote, 1791)
Wilhelm von Humboldt (1767-1835)
Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859): Cosmos (1845-62)
Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling (1775-1854): Christendom or Europe (Die Christenheit oder Europa, 1799); System of Transcendental Idealism (1800)
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831)
Johann Gottlieb Fichte (1762-1814): Addresses to the German Nation (1807-8)
Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860)
David Friedrich Strauss (1808-74): Life of Jesus (1835); The Old Fait hand the New (Der alte und der neue Glaube)
Bruno Bauer (1809-82)
Ludwig Feuerbach (1804-72): The Essence of Christianity (Das Wesen des Christentums, 1841)
Karl Marx (1818-83): German Ideology (Die deutsche Ideologie, 1845-7)
Friedrich Engel (1820-95): German Ideology (Die deutsche Ideologie, 1845-7)
Richard Wagner (1813-83): The Ring of the Nibelung (Der Ring des Nibelungen, 1853); Tristan and Isolde (1860); The Mastersingers of Nuremberg (1861-7); Parsifal (1882)
Ludwig Buchner (1824-99): Energy and Matter (Kraft und Stoff, 1855)
Jacob Burckhardt (1818-1897): The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy (Die Cultur der Renaissance in Italien, 1860); Reflections on World History (Weltgeschichtliche Betrachtunge, 1868-1872)
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900): The Birth of Tragedy from the Spirit of Music (Die Geburt der Tragodie aus dem Giste der Musik, 1872); The Antichrist (1888); Thus Spake Zarathustra (Also aprach Zarathustra, 1883-5); Human, All Too Human (Menschliches Allzumenschliches, 1878-80); Beyond Good and Evil (Jenseits von Gut und Bose, 1886)
Sigmund Freud (1856-1939)
Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961)
Ernst Bertram (1884-1957)
Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951)
OswaldSpengler (1880-1936): Prussianism and Socialism (PreuBentum und Sozialismus, 1920); The Decline of the West (Der Untergang des Abendlandes, 1918, 1922)
George Grosz (1893-1959)
Martin Heidegger (1889-1976): Being and Time I (Sein und Zeit I, 1927); The Self-Assertion of the German University (Die Selbstbehauptung der deutschen Universitat, 1933)
Herbert Marcuse (1898-1979)
Leo Strauss (1899-1973)
Erich Fromm (1900-80)
Walter Benjamin (1892-1940): 'The work of art in the age of its technical reproducibility ' ('Das Kunstwerk im Zeitalter seiner technischen Reproduzierbarkeit', 1936)
Max Horkheimer (1895-1973): Dialectic of Enlightenment (Dialektik der Aufklarung, 1944)
Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno (1903-69): Dialectic of Enlightenment (Dialektik der Aufklarung, 1944)
Alexander Mitscherlich (1908-82): The Inability to Mourn (Die Unfahigkeit zu trauern, 1967)
Margarete Mitscherlich (1917-): The Inability to Mourn (Die Unfahigkeit zu trauern, 1967)
Jurgen Habermas (b. 1929): The Theory of Communicative Action (Theorie des kommunikativen Handelns, 1981)

This is an all-star list -- Eckhart, Luther, Bohme, Leibniz, Herder, Kant, Mozart, Humboldt (brothers), Schelling, Hegel, Fichte, Schopenhauer, Marx / Engels, Wagner, Nietzsche, Freud / Jung, Wittgenstein, Heidegger, Marcuse, Leo Strauss, Fromm, Horkheimer / Adorno, Habermas.

 

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