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Werner J. Dannhauser
Cornell University (Ithaca, NY 14853-2801)

The Political and Social Thought of Goethe

To undertake a study of the social and political thought of Goethe. The study will begin by giving Nietzsche's criticism of Goethe the fullest possible scrutiny, followed by a refutation of Nietzsche's criticism. Among the topics the study will deal with are: Goethe and the French Revolution; Goethe and Napoleon; Goethe on art and religion in society; and Goethe's prognosis of the future of Europe and the "new world."

Project fields:
Political Science, General

Fellowships for University Teachers

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$20,000 (approved)
$20,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
2/1/1975 – 9/30/1975