Greg Johnson is joined by Martin Lichtmesz and F. Roger Devlin to discuss Lichtmesz’s book Ethnopluralismus: Kritik und Verteidigung (Ethnopuluralism: Critique and Defense). Topics include:
Remembering Johann Gottfried von Herder (August 25, 1744–December 18, 1803)
The following is extracted from the book Ethnopluralismus: Kritik und Verteidigung and translated by F. Roger Devlin.
Johann Gottfried von Herder (1744-1803) was one of the outstanding figures of Weimar Classicism, even if spiritually to be counted among the Romantics. He is the most important and genuine ancestor of ethnopluralism. (more…)
Ethnopluralismus: Kritik und Verteidigung
Steigra: Antaios Verlag, 2020
Lack of terminological clarity is a problem inherent to political discourse, no doubt because so much of it is manipulative rather than communicative in intention. The word “nationalism” is a case in point. To many it still evokes the revanchisme of a France humiliated by the loss of Alsace-Lorraine, or Hitler’s various territorial demands of the 1930s: i.e., demands on behalf of particular nations that could only be satisfied at the expense of other nations. (more…)