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I and Thou

By: Martin Bube

...n fourteen years ago, exercised. on the Continent an influence, quite out of proportion to its slender size. In view of this influence alone it may ... ... this influence alone it may be affirmed that 1 and Thou will rank &8 one of the epoch-making books 9f our generation. . It has hitherto been eompa... ... has hitherto been eomparatively Unknown among English-speaking students of philosophy and theology. 1 and TIum' is to be understood in the context... ...t is called in question; it is pointed out that the successive realms of culture have their beginning in a primitive state, whose colour may differ... ...So small world of objects. The life not of the race but of the particular culture would thus correspond to the individual life. But, apart· from the... ... isolated realms, through the historical in­ fluence of other pre-existing cultures they take over, ata certain stage, the world of It belonging to ~... ...y. It may take the form of direct acceptance of what is contemporary, as Greece accepted the Egyptian world; or it may tak~ the form of indirect ac...

...Tms work in its oripl, German form has already, since its publication fourteen years ago, exercised. on the Continent an influence, quite out of proportion to its slender size. In view of this influence alone it may be affirmed that 1 and Thou will rank &8 one of the epoch-making books 9f our generation. It has hitherto been eomparatively Unknown among English-sp...

...The primal natm:e of the effort to establish relation is already to be seen in the earliest and most confined stage. Before anything isolated can be perceived, timid glances mOve out into indistinct space, towards something indefinite; and in...

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