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 principles and impression, from 1750 to the current day, by means of 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 available evaluate of over 250 years of German highbrow heritage. within the approach, it explains the devastating results of global conflict II, which remodeled a colourful and brilliantly creative tradition right into a automobile of war and destruction, and it indicates how the German tradition complex within the war’s aftermath.

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