By Johann Gottlieb Fichte,Isaac Nakhimovsky,Bela Kapossy,Keith Tribe
In the iciness of 1807, whereas Berlin was once occupied by way of French troops, the thinker Johann Gottlieb Fichte provided fourteen public lectures that experience lengthy been studied as an important assertion of recent nationalism. but Fichte's Addresses to the German Nation have additionally been interpreted by way of many as a imaginative and prescient of a sophisticated substitute to nationalism.
This re-creation 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 additional examining, and an index. The groundbreaking introductory essay situates Fichte's thought of the state nation within the historical past of recent political suggestion. It presents 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