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Germany, the eonic effect, the modern transition

October 17th, 2010 · 3 Comments

The German Genius: Europe’s Third Renaissance, the Second Scientific Revolution and the Twentieth Century by Peter Watson – reviewJames Buchan enjoys an encyclopedic account of Germany’s ‘idealism with efficiency’

To assess this phenomenon it is important to study the eonic effect and the place of Germany (et al.) in relation to the modern transition.
The spectacular effects at the ‘Great Divide’ are visible in the German case, and help to understand the enigma of modernity.
Transition and Modernity

It migh also help to understand how the whole thing derailed in the wake of that transition.

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