Hans Blumenberg was a German philosopher and intellectual historian. He studied philosophy, German studies and the classics and is considered to be one of. Hans Blumenberg, Arbeit am Mythos, Frankfurt, (Work on Myth, trans. Robert M. Wallace, Cambridge, ). Review by Denis Trierweiler. It may be that. Reviews: Hans Blumenberg, Arbeit am Mythos, Frankfurt, (Work on Myth, trans. Robert M. Wallace, Cambridge, )1. Show all authors.

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Arbeit am Mythos

This page was last edited on 27 Novemberat Humanisme, religie en religionswissenschaft. This phenomenon may range from the attempt to fully explicate the metaphor while losing sight of its illustrative function, blumebnerg the experience of becoming immersed in metaphors influencing the seeming logicality of conclusions. Blumenberg’s interpretations are extremely unpredictable and personal, all full of signs, indications and suggestions, sometimes ironic.

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Whereas metaphors originally were a means of illustrating the reality of an issue, giving form to understanding, they were later to tend towards a separate existence, in the sciences as elsewhere. Find it on Scholar. Sign in Create an account. In his later works Work on Myth, Out of the Cave Blumenberg, guided by Arnold Gehlen ‘s view of man as a frail and finite being in need of certain auxiliary ideas in order to face the “Absolutism of Reality” and its overwhelming power, increasingly underlined the anthropological background of his ideas: No categories specified categorize this paper.

Sign in to use this feature. Blumenberg created what has come to be called ‘metaphorology’, which states that what lies under metaphors and language modisms, is the nearest to the truth and the farthest from ideologies. Marchal – – In Fritz Graf ed. Retrieved from ” https: Une lecture d’Arbeit am Mythos.

Arbbeit critical history of concepts may thus serve the depotentiation of metaphorical power. The founding idea of this first text was further developed in works on the metaphors of light in theories of knowledge, of being in navigation Shipwreck with Spectatorsand the metaphors of books and reading. Trierweiler – – Diogenes 46 His friend Odo Marquard reports that after the war, Blumenberg slept only six times a week in order to blumsnberg up for lost time.

Hans Blumenberg’s Theory of Nonconceptuality.

History of Western Philosophy. The Legitimacy of the Modern Age. After Blumenberg continued his studies of philosophy, Germanistics and classical philology at the University of Hamburgand graduated in with a dissertation on the origin of the ontology of the Middle Ages, at the University of Kiel.

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According to Blumenberg, metaphors of this kind, such as “the naked truth”, are to be considered a fundamental aspect of philosophical discourse that cannot be replaced by concepts and reappropriated into the logicity of the ‘actual’. This context is of decisive importance for Blumenberg’s idea of absolute metaphors. Digging under apparently meaningless anecdotes of the history of occidental thought and literature, Blumenberg drew a map of the expressions, examples, gestures, that flourished in the discussions of what are thought to be more important matters.

Above all, it is a warning against the force of revealed truth, and for the beauty of a world in confusion. Edit this record Mark as duplicate Export citation Find it on Scholar Request removal from index Translate to english Revision history. Hans Peter Duerr –