Davos Disputation
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The dispute between Ernst Cassirer (Philosophy of Culture) and Martin Heidegger at the Davos academic colloquium in 1929 came to be canonized through the reception of some epochal events in history into an incident that prepared the way, on an intellectual level, for the real-world break that took place in 1933 between Jews and…

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von Wussow, Philipp, “Davos Disputation”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 25 June 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0165>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180401



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