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By Gerhard Wagner,Gilbert Weiss,William Petropulos

ISBN-10: 082621911X

ISBN-13: 9780826219114

Scholarly correspondence should be as insightful as scholarly paintings itself, because it frequently records the motivating forces of its writers’ highbrow rules whereas illuminating their lives extra truly. The extra advanced the authors’ scholarly works and the extra bothered the eras within which they lived, the extra titanic, and possibly attention-grabbing, their correspondence. this can be very true of the letters among Alfred Schutz (18991959) and Eric Voegelin (19011985). the students lived in particularly dramatic occasions and produced profound, complicated works that proceed to confound lecturers. The communique among those giants of the social sciences, as they despatched their concepts to each other, was once the most important to the paintings of either men.

            A Friendship That Lasted a life-time: The Correspondence among Alfred Schutz and Eric Voegelin demonstrates that Schutz and Voegelin shared a notable friendship: they first met as scholars in Vienna within the Nineteen Twenties and located themselves nice companions in dialogue; years later they have been driven out of Europe by means of Nazi strain and went to paintings at separate American universities. For two decades they wrote one another, constructing their respective clinical works in that discussion. The letters endure witness to their friendship in the course of the years they spent in exile within the usa, they usually rfile the men’s tentative makes an attempt at formulating the theories of “lifeworld” and “gnosis” linked to Schutz and Voegelin today.

            the total number of 238 letters used to be revealed in German in 2004, yet this edited quantity is the 1st to offer their correspondence in English and provides a range of crucial letters—those that contributed to the thinkers’ theoretical discussions and served as heritage to their most important concepts. Editors Gerhard Wagner and Gilbert Weiss don't examine Schutz’s and Voegelin’s works in gentle of the correspondence—rather, they current the gathering to create a framework for brand spanking new interpretations.

            A Friendship That Lasted a Lifetime takes a distinct examine significant social scientists. This quantity is a worthy source within the research of Voegelin’s political philosophy and Alfred Schutz’s contribution to American sociology and marks a tremendous addition to the literature on those outstanding males. exhibiting how scholarly discourse and the discussion of way of life can make clear each other, the e-book ultimately provides this correspondence for an American viewers and isn't to be ignored via students of philosophy and sociology.

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