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The Resource The history of the devil, Vilém Flusser ; translated by Rodrigo Maltez Novaes ; edited by Siegfried Zielinski

The history of the devil, Vilém Flusser ; translated by Rodrigo Maltez Novaes ; edited by Siegfried Zielinski

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The history of the devil
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The history of the devil
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Vilém Flusser ; translated by Rodrigo Maltez Novaes ; edited by Siegfried Zielinski
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In 1939, a young Vilém Flusser faced the Nazi invasion of his hometown of Prague. He escaped with his wife to Brazil, taking with him only two books: a small Jewish prayer book and Goethe's Faust. Twenty-six years later, in 1965, Flusser would publish The History of the Devil, and it is the essence of those two books that haunts his own. From that time his life as a philosopher was born. While Flusser would later garner attention in Europe and elsewhere as a thinker of media culture, The History of the Devil is considered by many to be his first significant work, containing nascent forms of t
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The history of the devil, Vilém Flusser ; translated by Rodrigo Maltez Novaes ; edited by Siegfried Zielinski
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The history of the devil, Vilém Flusser ; translated by Rodrigo Maltez Novaes ; edited by Siegfried Zielinski
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5749/j.ctt16d6954
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Includes bibliographical references
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Contents
  • Cover; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Translator's Introduction; 1. Introduction; 2. The Devil's Childhood; 2.1. His Birth; 2.2. Playing with a Spintop; 2.3. Playing with Cubes; 2.4. Playing of Composing Elements; 3. Lust; 3.1. Life; 3.2. The Cell; 3.3. The Organism; 3.4. Man; 3.5. Sex; 3.6. Nationalism; 3.7. Love for the Mother Tongue; 3.8. Love for Reading and Writing; 4. Wrath; 4.1. Freedom; 4.2. The Law; 4.3. Chance; 4.4. Wrath Revisited; 5. Gluttony; 5.1. The Mechanism; 5.2. The Program; 5.3. Raw Material; 5.4. The Product; 5.5. The Instrument; 5.6. The Feast; 6. Envy and Greed
  • 6.1. Society6.2. Retribution; 6.3. Justice; 6.4. Conversation; 7. Pride; 7.1. Language; 7.1.1. Poetry; 7.1.2. Music and Concrete Poetry; 7.1.3. Painting; 7.1.4. Science; 7.2. Pincers of the Will; 7.2.1. Science as Yoga; 7.2.2. Yoga as Science; 7.3. Contrition; 8. Sloth and the Sadness of the Heart; 8.1. The Voice's Aura; 8.1.1. Structure; 8.1.2. Reencounter; 8.2. The Ivory Tower; 8.2.1. Honesty; 8.2.2. The Purification Bath; 8.2.3. Let Us Not Speak About That; 8.3. Inversion; 8.4. The Bronze Gong; 8.5. Lust Once Again; 9. Post Scriptum; 9.1. They Abound
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