Warren Breckman is professor of modern European intellectual history at the University of Pennsylvania. He has been a member of the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study (2001–2002) and a visiting scholar at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris (1998) and he has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung, the Mellon Foundation, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. He is the author of Marx, the Young Hegelians, and the Origins of Radical Social Theory: Dethroning the Self and European Romanticism: A Brief History with Documents. He is also executive coeditor of the Journal of the History of Ideas.
ARTICLES FEATURING WARREN
The Symbol Is Dead, Long Live the Symbolic
According to Warren Breckman, revolutionary romantic philosophers such as Slavoj Žižek are practicing a form of “Christian-bolshevism” that has lost its way....