Walter Benjamin



German philosopher


“There is no document of culture which is not at the same time a document of barbarism.”

 “Zur Kritik der Gewalt” (“Critique of Violence”, 1921)

“Goethes Wahlverwandtschaften” (Goethe’s Elective Affinities, 1922)

“Das Kunstwerk im Zeitalter seiner technischen Reproduzierbarkeit” (“The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction”, 1935)

Berliner Kindheit um neunzehnhundert (Berlin Childhood around 1900, 1938)

“Das Paris des Second Empire bei Baudelaire” (“The Paris of the Second Empire in Baudelaire”, 1938)

“Über den Begriff der Geschichte” (“Theses on the Philosophy of History”, 1940)


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