Nazism and the German Academy

An interesting historical document translated – the 1935 preface to Kant-Studien. Peter Gratton also links to one of the most thoughtful pieces on the latest Heidegger Controversy in The New Yorker.

PHILOSOPHY IN A TIME OF ERROR

Eric Schwitzgebel provides a translation to the preface of a 1935 issue of the journal Kant-Studien, which shows just how much the academy (obviously not just Heidegger) rolled over Kantian and other philosophical terms (will, etc.) to demonstrate their adherence to Nazi philosophy: Splintered Mind: The 1935 Preface to Kant-Studien.

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