Originating in theories of race superiority and fueled by the eugenics movement in the early decades of the last century, racial research lost popularity as its true purpose was better understood, and as its association with Nazism
and other racist ideologies was exposed.
What's more, the spread of Nazism
followed by World War II destroyed the careers if not the lives of his Viennese colleagues and left him unable to consult with them or return to his homeland.
I have not read Young's earlier Heidegger, Philosophy, Nazism
but I now hope to do so.
Palmer is reflecting in part upon world-wide political movements of the twentieth century such as Nazism
which are capable of creating a powerful sense of community while essentially negating the individual personality and ignoring the cultural and social values of diversity.
Most accounts of the Weimar Republic and the rise of Nazism
begin with the defeat of Germany in 1918.
Safranski's work is bound to be compared to Victor Farias's Heidegger and Nazism
, which set the tone for the present Heidegger wars.
Klemens von Klemperer reminds us that unlike Oswald Spengler and Ernst Junger, who lent philosophic momentum to nazism
but refused an official connection, Heidegger, like Carl Schmitt, actually joined the Nazi party.
The ascendancy of Nazism
also haunts Ship of Fools, A (1962), Porter's only novel.
In Racial Hygiene Proctor makes abundantly clear through meticulous, albeit sometimes tedious use of original archival materials from Germany and the United States, what doctors and scientists on both sides of the Atlantic have been unwilling to recognize for more than fifty years: medicine and science played leading roles in the evolution of Nazism
there is a residue of Nazism
in Austria, as there is elsewhere in Central and Eastern Europe.
Summary: The president's failure to condemn Nazism
has lost him key business advisors.
Modernism and Nazism
are thus antithetical and irreconcilable.