Ernst Jünger’s writing in the period after the end of the First World War offers a crucial and penetrating interpretation of the terrible, huge and revolutionary event of the Great War that signs an epochal turn in the World history. The paper will first analyze the new character of the War that Jünger identifies with the Total Mobilization, than we will present the anthropological turn that is connected with the dominion of the technique sealed by the War and finally we will consider the figure of the Worker, introduced by Jünger in his well-known book of the 1932 The Worker. Dominion and Form with special regard to the philosophical meaning of form (Gestalt).

The battles of Matériel: War, Technology and Work in Ernst Jünger

S. Gorgone
2018-01-01

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Ernst Jünger’s writing in the period after the end of the First World War offers a crucial and penetrating interpretation of the terrible, huge and revolutionary event of the Great War that signs an epochal turn in the World history. The paper will first analyze the new character of the War that Jünger identifies with the Total Mobilization, than we will present the anthropological turn that is connected with the dominion of the technique sealed by the War and finally we will consider the figure of the Worker, introduced by Jünger in his well-known book of the 1932 The Worker. Dominion and Form with special regard to the philosophical meaning of form (Gestalt).
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