“Anarchism and Hellenism in Richard Wagner’s Revolutionary Cultural Politics (1848-52)”

Richard Wagner is one of the seminal thinkers discussed in my book, The Tragic Idea (2006), which surveys the philosophy of the tragic from Schelling (1795) to Heidegger (1935).  Here is the original, longer version of that entry, which focuses on the connections between anarchism and Hellenism in Wagner’s cultural politics.                                       [Click on the name below, and again on the name in the next screen.]


image:   Prussian and Saxon troops assault revolutionary barricades during the  1849 Dresden uprising

February 26, 2018

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