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Karl Löwith

German philosopher


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Karl Löwith was a German philosopher in the phenomenological tradition. A student of Husserl and Heidegger, he was one of the most prolific German philosophers of the twentieth century.He is known for his two books From Hegel to Nietzsche, which describes the decline of German classical philosophy, and Meaning in History, which challenges the modern, secular progressive narrative of history, which seeks to ground the meaning of history in itself.

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The New School

Private research university, located in Greenwich Village, New York City, United States

University of Marburg

German university

Heidelberg University

Public research university in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

University of Freiburg

University in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Tohoku University

Higher education institution in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

German university in Munich, Bavaria

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