By Jürgen Habermas, Peter Dews
During this assortment, Jurgen Habermas engages with a variety of twentieth-century thinkers. The essays show Habermas's appreciation for numerous highbrow traditions, his skill to distill the essence of different authors' paintings, and his striking severe powers. Habermas has defined those essays as "fragments of a background of up to date philosophy." They comprise explorations of the paintings of Ernst Cassirer, Karl Jaspers, and Gershom Scholem, in addition to responses to associates and associates akin to Karl-Otto Apel, author and filmmaker Alexander Kluge, and Michael Thuenissen. The publication additionally comprises items at the theologian Johann Baptist Metz and the Finnish thinker Georg Henrik von Wright.