On the Death of Siegfried Lenz ? ?You have to justify your life?

Siegfried Lenz, one of the great writers of German post-war literature is dead. He died on 7 October 2014, surrounded by his family. He was 88 years old.... more more

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Me?

Monday 8 May, 2006

Were it not for Sigmund Freud, the couch would be a normal piece of furniture. But what's normal anyway? 150 years after his birth, the man who discovered the unconscious has been re-discovered, or maybe buried for good. By Daniel Binswanger
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Preacher of the profane

Monday 17 October, 2005

The time of the master thinkers is over. Or so they say. Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben is a beacon for an entire generation of young intellectuals across Europe. Every epoch gets the fashion philosophy it deserves. By Daniel Binswanger
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