Martin Heidegger, Abraham Joshua Heschel, and Leo Strauss.
So why do intellectuals pretend otherwise?
The publication of some of Martin Heidegger’s “black notebooks”—unpublished writings from the Nazi era—have shown the extent of the support for Hitler given by the. . .
Western analysts often seem at a loss to explain why volunteers are flocking to join the Islamic State (IS). The answer, writes Paul Berman, lies. . .
As the intellectual historian Richard Wolin has explained, several recent works have firmly discredited Hannah Arendt’s famous (and notorious) Eichmann in Jerusalem and its. . .
Leo Strauss and Martin Heidegger were both critics of modernity. One defended liberal democracy; the other sought to destroy it.
To the philosopher Martin Heidegger, as to the Nazis he supported, the German spirit lay under mortal threat of “Jewification” by “Semitic nomads.”