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Was Fichte an ethnic nationalist? on cultural nationalism and its double

@article{Abizadeh2005WasFA,
  title={Was Fichte an ethnic nationalist? on cultural nationalism and its double},
  author={Arash Abizadeh},
  journal={History of Political Thought},
  year={2005},
  volume={26},
  pages={334-3589}
}
  • A. Abizadeh
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology
  • History of Political Thought
Even though Fichte's Reden an die deutsche Nation (Addresses to the German Nation) arguably constitutes one of the founding texts of nationalist political thought, it has received little scholarly attention from English-speaking political theorists. The French, by contrast, have a long tradition of treating Fichte as a central figure in the history of political thought, and have given considerable attention to the Reden in particular. While the dominant French interpretation, which construes… Expand
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