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Author Junge, Kay.

Title Asymmetrical Concepts after Reinhart Koselleck : Historical Semantics and Beyond
Published Bielefeld : Transcript, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (257 pages)
Series Histoire ; v. 20
Contents Cover Asymmetrical Concepts after Reinhart Koselleck; Contents; Self-Concepts, Counter-Concepts, Asymmetrical Counter-Concepts: Some Aspects of a Multi-Faceted Agenda ; Linguistic Semantics and Historical Semantics
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Summary Although the asymmetrical concepts have been well-known to scholars across the social sciences and humanities, their role in structuring the human world has never been an object of detailed research. 35 years ago Reinhart Koselleck sketched out the historical semantics of the oppositions <U+00bb>Hellenes±/<U+00bb>barbarians±, <U+00bb>Christians±/<U+00bb>pagans± and <U+00bb>Übermensch±/<U+00bb>Untermensch±, but his insights, though eagerly cited, have been rarely developed in a systematic fashion. This volume intends to remedy this situation by bringing together a small number of scholars at the crossroads of history, sociology, litera
Notes Asymmetrical Concepts and Political Asymmetries: A Comparative Glance at 20th Century Democracies and Totalitarianisms from a Discursive Standpoint Three Takes on the Counter-Revolutionary: Studying Asymmetrical Political Concepts in the People's Republic of China
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Subject Koselleck, Reinhart -- Congresses.
Koselleck, Reinhart.
Asymmetry (Linguistics) -- History -- Congresses
Historiography -- Congresses.
History -- Methodology -- Congresses.
History -- Philosophy -- Congresses.
Semantics, Historical -- Congresses
Asymmetry (Linguistics)
HISTORY -- Europe -- Germany.
History -- Methodology.
History -- Philosophy.
Semantics, Historical.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Postoutenko, Kirill.
ISBN 3839415896