Hitler and the Germans /

Between 1933 & 1938, Eric Voegelin published four books that expressly stated his opposition to the increasingly powerful Hitler regime. As a result, he was forced to leave his homeland in 1938. Twenty years later, he returned to Germany as a professor of political science at Ludwig-Maximilian U...

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Main Author: Voegelin, Eric, 1901-1985.
Other Authors: Clemens, Detlev., Purcell, Brendan M., 1941-
Format: eBook
Published: Columbia, Mo. : University of Missouri Press, ©1999.
Series:Voegelin, Eric, 1901-1985. Works. 1989 ; v. 31.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Eric Voegelin's "Hitler and the Germans"
  • Lectures in the Context of the Germans'
  • Treatment of Their Nazi Past / Detlev Clemens
  • The Philosophical Context of the "Hitler and the Germans" Lectures / Brendan Purcell 21
  • Part I. Descent into the Abyss
  • 2. Development of Diagnostic Tools 70
  • 3. Descent into the Academic Abyss as Manifested by Schramm's "Anatomy of a Dictator" 110
  • 4. Descent into the Ecclesiastical Abyss: The Evangelical Church 155
  • 5. Descent into the Ecclesiastical Abyss: The Catholic Church 184
  • 6. Descent into the Legal Abyss 213
  • Part II. Toward a Restoration of Order
  • 7. First and Second Reality in Ancient, Post-medieval, and Modern Times of Crisis 239
  • 8. The Greatness of Max Weber 257.