By Johann Gottlieb Fichte,Isaac Nakhimovsky,Bela Kapossy,Keith Tribe
In the iciness of 1807, whereas Berlin was once occupied through French troops, the thinker Johann Gottlieb Fichte provided fourteen public lectures that experience lengthy been studied as a big assertion of contemporary nationalism. but Fichte's Addresses to the German Nation have additionally been interpreted via many as a imaginative and prescient of a worldly replacement to nationalism.
This new version of the Addresses is designed to make Fichte's arguments extra available to English-speaking readers. The transparent, readable, and trustworthy translation is followed through a chronology of the occasions surrounding Fichte's lifestyles, feedback for extra studying, and an index. The groundbreaking introductory essay situates Fichte's thought of the kingdom nation within the historical past of recent political proposal. It offers historians, political theorists, and different scholars of nationalism with a clean point of view for contemplating the interface among cosmopolitanism and republicanism, patriotism and nationalism.
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Addresses to the German Nation (Hackett Classics) by Johann Gottlieb Fichte,Isaac Nakhimovsky,Bela Kapossy,Keith Tribe