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United States, 1952
historian of ideas

Richard Wolin

Richard Wolin is a historian, specialized in European intellectual history. He has been Distinguished Professor of History at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York since 2000. Among Wolin’s publications are Heidegger’s Children: Hannah Arendt, Karl Löwith, Hans Jonas, and Herbert Marcuse (2003) and The Wind from the East: French Intellectuals, the Cultural Revolution, and the Legacy of the 1960s (2010). His articles appeared in Dissent, The Nation and The New Republic.

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Journal Nexus

Nexus 67

School der beschaving
Journal Nexus

Nexus 56

De terugkeer van de spoken
Journal Nexus
2010 or Earlier

Nexus 42

Europees testament

Speaker at


Part I. Mass Democracy on Trial

What Is a Good Society?

13 November 2005 09.45 - 21.30 Passenger Terminal, Amsterdam


Freedom and Democracy

Civilization and Power

19 November 2004 9.00 - 20.00 Library of Congress, Washington