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Reading Group: Walter Benjamin’s “Essays on Politics and Geschichtsphilosophie”

Walter Benjamin (1892 – 1940) was a German-Jewish Marxist philosopher-sociologist, literary critic, translator and essayist.

Readings available at the TEMS website: 1. “Critique of Violence;” 2. “Capitalism as Religion;” 3. “Theses on the Philosophy of History;” 4. “Theologico-Political Fragment;” 5. “Edward Fuchs, Collector & Historian.” In conjunction with the Dialectics and Society Research Group.

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