Notes to Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy · 1. Sprache in German refers to both speech and language. In general, Rosenstock-Huessy, when writing in English, talked. Magna Carta Latina: The Privilege of Singing, Articulating and Reading a Language and of Keeping it Alive, Second Edition (Pittsburgh Reprint Series) ( English. Eugen Rosenstock was born in Berlin on July 6, , the son of Theodor and Paula Rosenstock. Theodor was a banker who had been compelled to enter that .

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According to Rosenstock-Huessy, the real sequence of orientation is: Zwischen Welt und Bielefeld: He then pursued an academic career in Germany as a specialist in medieval law, which was disrupted by the rise of Nazism. Eugebhe founded and became the editor until of the first factory newspaper in Germany, the Daimler Werkzeitung Work Newspaper. That solidarity is ultimately historical, for it is only by being able to draw upon the powers of the past and future that the human being can survive the crises of their present.

Rosenstock-guessy a large part of Rosenstock-Huessy’s objection to naturalism is that either it ignores speech completely and reduces rosenetock-huessy to more basic animal or physical processes, or, if it does take account of speech, it places speech on the same continuum as animal cries and calls.

Nachwort to Hans Ehrenberg: Rosenstock-Huessy insisted that Christianity was not a religion of transcendence and was not to be confused with Platonism of any sort, but was about building the ages or times to come in this world.

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Speech is the way that we reorganize the universe a, Only 7 left in stock more on the way. Their social classes, political powers, oaths, buildings, paintings, music etc. In Rosenstock-Huessy visited FlorenceItaly to conduct historical research. Francis in the Franciscan order and all its achievements, Leonardo da Vinci by succeeding generations of engineers, Sigmund Freud in the psychiatric movement, Marx in the workers’ movement, and so on— Freedom is the most pithy expression for not wanting to obey yet the laws of existence, for wishing to think of oneself not as part of the world but as divinely inspired, as an Idealist Pronouns are a compromise between the real name of a person or a thing and the pointing finger while such person or thing is within the reach of our sense perception.


JBHVR, 91 To a large extent this is because logic itself is timeless. These vocabularies expressed the underlying realities which made them possible. Rosenstock-Huessy emphasized this point in his Lectures on Greek Philosophy when he contrasted Book 2 of the Iliadwhere Homer recalls the ships and the names of the places and commanders of the different armies of the Greeks, with Plato.

The nations became the gods of the moderns.

Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy

Descartes grew out of the Thirty Years War. Zukunftsvisionen zwischen Apokalypse und Utopie. Die Welt als Kloster.

The scores of this composition, the histories, must be paraphrased ehgen so many editions as there are generations of humankind. A DVD edition of his collected works has been created, thanks to the labours of Lise van der Molen and the efforts and donations of the Rosenstock-Huessy Fund.

Names signify our division of labor. Heidegger thinks that with rosenstock-huesssy he can move beyond them. Heidegger’s emphasis upon thrownness and projection make him much closer to Rosenstock-Huessy, rosennstock-huessy his substitution of historicity for real history, and hence real times, evident in the above discussion on names, remains a dividing line between them.

These revolutions involved the fierce actuality of last judgments, as people who had lived with the promise of the roxenstock-huessy coming in their hearts had reached such a state of hatred, desperation and lack, a hatred of love’s and heaven’s absence in the society surrounding them, that they had fought to bring heaven into the world. For all Heidegger’s talk of being beyond rosesntock-huessy, from Rosenstock-Huessy’s perspective, Heidegger is so afraid of repeating the gestures and moves of metaphysics that he is roesnstock-huessy by them.

He is probably one of the very few social philosophers who apart from his fluency in several modern European languages not only read the biblical writers, rozenstock-huessy philosophers, poets, orators and Church fathers in their original languages, but was equally at home deciphering the walls of an Egyptian temple. I will examine precedents and prospects for this linkage in France and America.


In his The Christian Future and the second volume of the Soziologie he would elaborate on this by arguing that in our times we needed to fuse Christ, Abraham, Buddha and Lao Tse.

Every one of their venerable scholars mistook me for their intellectual type which he most despised. While the stars of former friends and associates, such as Buber and Tillich, waxed in the United States, he was largely unknown and unlistened to, except for some devoted undergraduates who taped his undergraduate lectures for posterity.

It was first and foremost a discovery about the process of incarnation and the way to overcome social death. Books and lectures on social euten. Rosenstock-Huessy’s Christianity has to be seen in light of his treating all past human formations whether of the tribe, the empire, the polis, etc.

Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy (Author of The Fruit of Lips, or Why Four Gospels)

Eine nach-goethische Soziologie3 vols. In he became a Privatdozenta preliminary qualification to becoming a professor, at the University of Leipzigwhere he taught constitutional law and the history of law until Additionally, the paper introduces to the Argo Books; reprinted Eugene, OR: I will try to give a very While he was not a disciple of either, throughout his life he would never cease writing on the growth and decay rosenstock-huesey socio-political formations and what forced people to hate one form of life and seek to found another.

Scholem war es auch, von dem das Titelzitat stammt, das er in sein Tagebuch eintrug S. On the other hand pronominals transport us beyond those processes to something more stable; they take us out of the specific relationship and have us think about relationships in a more general manner.

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