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Philipp Blom -

Reisenotizen zwischen Aufklärung und Gegenwart

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Aus der Reihe "Unruhe bewahren"
96 pages
format:140 x 220
ISBN: 9783701734184
Release date: 06.03.2017

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Die Reihe UNRUHE BEWAHREN antwortet auf eine Gegenwartstendenz, die immer ungemütlicher wird. Dem Fortschritt der Moderne wohnt eine Verschleißunruhe inne, während die Vergangenheit zunehmend entwertet und die Zukunft ihrer Substanz beraubt wird. Dagegen steht das Prinzip Anachronie. Engagierte Zeitgenossenschaft sollte mit dem Mut zur Vorsicht ebenso wie mit der Leidenschaft für das Unzeitgemäße verknüpft werden. UNRUHE BEWAHREN ist daher auch das Motto, dem sich die Frühlings- und Herbstvorlesungen der Akademie Graz verschrieben haben.
Herausgegeben von Astrid Kury, Thomas Macho, Peter Strasser
Beratung: Harald Klauhs

Philipp Blom

geboren 1970 in Hamburg, Studium der Philosophie, Geschichte und Judaistik in Wien und Oxford, Promotion in Geschichte. Blom lebte und arbeitete in London und Paris als Autor und Journalist, seit 2006 in Wien. International bekannt wurde er mit seinen mehrfach ausgezeichneten Sachbüchern über die Aufklärung, den Ersten Weltkrieg und die Zwischenkriegszeit. Daneben verfasste er mehrere Romane. Publikationen u.a.: „Der taumelnde Kontinent. Europa 1900–1914“ (2009), „Böse Philosophen. Ein Salon in Paris und das vergessene Erbe der Aufklärung“ (2011), „Die zerrissenen Jahre. 1918–1938“ (2014), „Bei Sturm am Meer“ (Roman, 2016). Zuletzt erschienen: „Gefangen im Panoptikum - Reisenotizen zwischen Aufklärung und Gegenwart" (2017).

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