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Quote of the Day

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“Heidegger was probably the most repellent human being who walked the earth in the Twentieth Century.”

-Renowned historian Bruce Kuklick engaging in some mild hyperbole as commenter on the excellent (and often lively) “New Histories of American Philosophy” panel that took place yesterday at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association.

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Written by Julian Nemeth

January 7, 2011 at 21:54

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  1. But not repellent enough for Hannah Arendt!

    weiner

    January 8, 2011 at 09:45

  2. Mild?

    Andrew Hartman

    January 8, 2011 at 15:51

    • An understatement, to say the least. I’ll probably write a post on the panel (or my wider experience at the conference) at some point in the next few days.

      nemo

      January 8, 2011 at 19:15


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