“Enlightenment as Exodus: Jewish Ulysses” – Agata BIELIK-ROBSON

University of Bucharest Review. Literary and Cultural Studies Series, nr. 2, 2006, p. 25-29. [PDF] Summary/Abstract: In Dialectic of Enlightenment, the leading achievement and the intellectual highlight of the Frankfurt School, Max Horkheimer and Theodor Adorno, the famous authorial duo, claim that the main civilisational force which created modern culture is escape from mystery. Only by… Continue lendo “Enlightenment as Exodus: Jewish Ulysses” – Agata BIELIK-ROBSON

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“Modernity and the theologico-political problem in the thought of Joseph de Maistre and Fyodor Dostoyevsky: A comprehensive comparison” – Alexandru RACU

Thesis submitted to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the PhD degree in Political Science, University of Ottawa, 2013 [PDF] Abstract: In this thesis I compare the views of Joseph de Maistre and Fyodor Dostoyevsky with regard to the relation between modernity and the theologico-political problem. I… Continue lendo “Modernity and the theologico-political problem in the thought of Joseph de Maistre and Fyodor Dostoyevsky: A comprehensive comparison” – Alexandru RACU

“Between Evola and Dugin: Traditionalism in a Romanian Iron Guard Manifesto” – Jason ROBERTS

Nae Ionescu (1890-1940), a Philosophy professor at the University of Bucharest in the inter-war period, and the mastermind of the Iron Guard who co-opted Cioran's young generation of intellectuals (tânăra generaţie of 1927) into the Legionary movement (Ionescu only adhered to the Iron Guard due to a grudge with the king); Julius Evola (1898-1974), an… Continue lendo “Between Evola and Dugin: Traditionalism in a Romanian Iron Guard Manifesto” – Jason ROBERTS

“Gnosticism & Modern Nihilism” – Ioan P. CULIANU

Wo keine Göter sind, walten Gespenster.-- NOVALIS 1. The Birth of Nihilism The intention here is not to summarize the debate surrounding nihilism, a concept that appeared in 1799 and continues to be a very live option. I It will suffice to sketch in a few lines the essence of this "uncanny guest" (Nietzsche) who… Continue lendo “Gnosticism & Modern Nihilism” – Ioan P. CULIANU