Hans Blumenberg’s latest

The should-be-better-known German philosopher Hans Blumenberg appears again posthumously.  The latest book to emerge from his estate is an intellectual history of technology and is entitled Geistesgeschichte der Technik.  The book from Suhrkamp is accompanied by a CD that contains a radio broadcast by Blumenberg.  Perhaps an English publisher will take the risk of publishing more translations of Blumenberg’s work.  At one point years ago, the University of Chicago Press had plans to publish a translation of Blumenberg’s The Legibility of the World, but nothing came of that plan.  MIT Press is your best source for English translations of some of Blumenberg’s books.


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