Walter Benjamin by Guershom Scholem

14/06/2014 / 0 comments

In his younger years, a deep sadness permeated his being. I remember just a postcard Kurt Hiller addressed him, where he reproached him his dark “way of mind”. I would be inclined to assume that his deeply rooted to grief nature and the literary effects of this one, which so many of his writings reveals…

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Walter Benjamin by Guershom Scholem

14/06/2014 / 0 comments

In his younger years, a deep sadness permeated his being. I remember just a postcard Kurt Hiller addressed him, where he reproached him his dark “way of mind”. I would be inclined to assume that his deeply rooted to grief nature and the literary effects of this one, which so many of his writings reveals…

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Religion mystic and knowledge by Gershom Scholem

06/05/2014 / 0 comments

The religious world of the mystic can be express in terms applicable to rational knowledge only with the help of paradox.   Le monde religieux de la mystique ne peut être exprimé en termes applicables au savoir rationnel qu’avec l’aide du paradoxe.   SCHOLEM G., Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism (1941), New York, Schocken Books,…

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