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The philosophy and politics of Czech dissidence from Patočka to Havel

by Aviezer Tucker

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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press in Pittsburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Czechoslovakia,
  • Czech Republic,
  • Czechoslovakia.
    • Subjects:
    • Dissenters -- Czechoslovakia,
    • Philosophy, Czech -- 20th century,
    • Czechoslovakia -- Politics and government -- 1968-1989,
    • Czech Republic -- Politics and government -- 1993-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-283) and index.

      StatementAviezer Tucker.
      SeriesPitt series in Russian and East European studies, Series in Russian and East European studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDB2228.7 .T83 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 295 p. ;
      Number of Pages295
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6776197M
      ISBN 100822957280, 0822941244
      LC Control Number00009015

      A critical study of the philosophy and political practice of the Czech dissident movement Charter Aviezer Tucker examines how the political philosophy of Jan Patocka ( ), founder of Char influenced the thinking and political leadership of Vaclav Havel as dissident and president. Abstract. Kundera’s conceptualisation of lítost is an addendum to a long tradition of defining Czech identity through culture and language. Since the early nineteenth century, but with roots that go far further back, Czech nationhood has been conceived as a e it conceptually separates the nation and the state, this ethnocultural model allowed the Czech .

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The philosophy and politics of Czech dissidence from Patočka to Havel by Aviezer Tucker Download PDF EPUB FB2

"The Philosophy and Politics of Czech Dissidence from Patocka to Havel is a very interesting, rich discussion of the effort to apply philosophical insights to real politics, a retrospective study of that effort, and a deep meditation on the meaning of intellectual responsibility in our by: A critical study of the philosophy and political practice of the Czech dissident movement Charter Aviezer Tucker examines how the political philosophy of Jan Patocka (–), founder of Char influenced the thinking and political leadership of Vaclav Havel as dissident and president/5.

" The Philosophy and Politics of Czech Dissidence from Patocka to Havel is a very interesting, rich discussion of the effort to apply philosophical insights to real politics, a retrospective study of that effort, and a deep meditation on the meaning of intellectual responsibility in our time/5(2).

A critical study of the philosophy and political practice of the Czech dissident movement Charter Aviezer Tucker examines how the political philosophy of Jan Patocka (), founder of Char influenced the thinking and political leadership of Vaclav Havel as dissident and president.

The Philosophy and Politics of Czech Dissidence from Patocka to Havel is a unique and pathbreaking work. It is very well argued, incisively written, and based on extremely wide reading.

The subject matter is one of the greatest importance. Moreover, the theses defended in the work are both original and persuasive.

A critical study of the philosophy and politics of the Czech dissident movement Charter Aviezer Tucker examines how the political philosophy of Jan Patocka, founder of Char influenced the thinking and the political leadership of Vaclav Havel as dissident.

Introduction -- 2. Protecting the Human: From Metaphysics to Moral Politics -- 3. From Philosophy of History to Sacrifice -- 4. Shipwrecked: Patocka's Philosophy of Czech History -- 5. Meaning of Dissidence and Charter 77 -- 6.

Philosophy of the Dissident Havel -- 7. Philosophy and Practice of President Havel -- 8. Velvet Corruption: Czech Politics. The Philosophy and Politics of Czech Dissidence from Patocka to Havel: Tucker, Aviezer: Books - Jan Patočka, Heretical Essays in the History of Philosophy Jan Patočka is an intellectual father of Czech intellectuals dissents, influenced by Heidegger and Husserl he analysis modern society and searches for the roots of the crisis of modernity.

We will examine the political aspects of his thoughts. Philosophy, Czechth century. The philosophy and politics of Czech dissidence from Patoc̆ka to Havel: the theory and practice of Czech dissidence from Patoka to Havel Tucker, Avezier,Book, xii, pages. Struck as a PhD student by the philosophical language used by Václav Havel in his famous speech to the US Congress, Aviezer Tucker went on to write The Philosophy and Politics of Czech.

Jan Patočka (Czech pronunciation: [ˈpatot͡ʃka], 1 June – 13 March ) was a Czech philosopher. Due to his contributions to phenomenology and the philosophy of history he is considered one of the most important philosophers of the 20th century. Having studied in Prague, Paris, Berlin and Freiburg, he was one of the last pupils of Edmund Husserl and Martin.

BOOK REVIEWS Tucker, Aviezer. The Philosophy and Politics of Czech Dissidence from Patocˇka to Havel. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, Pp. $ (cloth); $ (paper). At least two books for the price of only one lurk within this volume’s covers.

There is, on the one hand, an introduction to the philosophical thought of Jan. Havel was not updated to the latest debates about political philosophy in Harvard or Yale. “Havel did know the political environment in which he existed much better than any of the political theorists in the West, who didn’t experience what it was actually like to live in late totalitarianism – in a period that did not have the Gulags and.

This article attempts to bring together the life, situation, and philosophical work of the Czech phenomenologist Jan Patočka in order to present his conception of philosophy and sacrifice and to understand his action of dissent and his own sacrifice as spokesman for Charter 77 in light of these concepts.

Patočka philosophized despite being barred from teaching under the German. “A specter is haunting Eastern Europe,” the Czech playwright Václav Havel wrote in“the specter of what in the West is called ‘dissent.’” In echoing the opening salvo of the Communist.

Good-bye, Samizdat offers the first collection of the best of Czechoslovakia's samizdat, underground texts from the era through Divided into three sections, the volume includes fiction, cultural and political works, and philosophical essays.

The writings reflect the thought of some of Czechoslovakia's best-known minds--Klima, Vaculik, and Havel--as well as. Source: Radio Prague / / By Ian Willoughby / Struck as a PhD student by the philosophical language used by Václav Havel in his famous speech to the US Congress, Aviezer Tucker went on to write The Philosophy and Politics of Czech Dissidence from Patočka to Havel.

Aquinas, Aristotle, and the Promise of the Common Good, first published inclaims that contemporary theory and practice have much to gain from engaging Aquinas's normative concept of the common good and his way of reconciling religion, philosophy, and politics.

Thornhill, Chris, Political Theory in Modern Germany (Cambridge, UK: Polity, ). Tucker, Aviezer, Philosophy and Politics of Czech Dissidence from Patoèka to Havel (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, ).

Timely writing often grows stale, especially if it’s about politics. Havel knew this. Many politicians “play a key role at a particular moment,” he wrote in his memoir To the Castle and Back (); “a long, dull life can sometimes erase the memory.”Yet Havel’s judgment has been contradicted by his early protest writings, which have gained new relevance as the specter of dissent.The term samizdat, now widespread, denotes the unofficial dissemination of any variety of text (book, magazine, leaflet, etc.) within “totalitarian” political systems, especially those after World War publishing, though often not explicitly forbidden by law, was always punishable through the misuse of a variety of laws under various pretexts.Program.

23 May - 25 May The Art of the Impossible: Culture, Philosophy and Dissent from Havel to the Present. This conference seeks to identify the political, cultural, and philosophical questions that underlie ‘East European dissidence’ and consider their implications for dissent today, inter alia, in the Arab Spring, China’s Char Greek anti-austerity .