The Messianic Reduction: Walter Benjamin and the Shape of Time

Stanford University Press (2011)
Introduction : the course of the argument -- Substance poem versus function poem : two poems of Friedrich Hölderlin -- Entering the phenomenological school and discovering the color of shame -- Existence toward space : two "Rainbows" from around 1916 -- The problem of historical time : conversing with Scholem, criticizing Heidegger in 1916 -- Meaning in the proper sense of the word : "On language as such and on human language" and related logico-linguistic studies -- Pure knowledge and the continuity of experience : "On the program of the coming philosophy" and its supplements -- The political counterpart to pure practical reason : from Kant's doctrine of right to Benjamin's category of justice -- Conclusion : the shape of time.
Keywords Phenomenology  Time
Categories (categorize this paper)
Reprint years 2011
Buy the book $14.40 used (43% off)   $17.25 new (31% off)   $18.44 direct from Amazon (27% off)    Amazon page
Call number B3209.B584.F46 2011
ISBN(s) 9780804757874
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
Edit this record
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Mark as duplicate
Request removal from index
Revision history
Download options
Our Archive

Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 30,749
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA
Walter Benjamin's Philosophy of Language.Alexei Procyshyn - 2014 - Philosophy Compass 9 (6):368-381.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles
Messianic History in Benjamin and Metz.Steven T. Ostovich - 1994 - Philosophy and Theology 8 (4):271-289.
Perceived Shape at a Slant as a Function of Processing Time and Processing Load.William Epstein, Gary Hatfield & Gerard Muise - 1977 - Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance 3:473–483.
On Time and Being.Martin Heidegger - 1972 - New York: Harper & Row.
Walter Benjamin: Time and Justice.Ashraf Noor - 2007 - Naharaim - Zeitschrift Für Deutsch-Jüdische Literatur Und Kulturgeschichte 1 (1).
The Shape of Time.George Kubler - 1962 - New Haven: Yale University Press.
On Benjamin's Theses, or the Utility of the Concept of Historical Time.D. Renton - 2012 - European Journal of Political Theory 11 (4):380-393.
Added to PP index

Total downloads
35 ( #152,272 of 2,197,364 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #298,877 of 2,197,364 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Monthly downloads
My notes
Sign in to use this feature