• Xander KirkeEmail author
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This conclusion summarises the main arguments made in the book and offers further reflections. It begins by discussing routes for people to understand Blumenberg’s work in English, and my own influences from Chiara Bottici and Angus Nicholls. It reflects on the personal life and intellectual contributions that Blumenberg has made. Ove It elaborates on why Blumenberg is such a crucial thinker for us, and why political science and its subfields should consider him carefully. It expresses hope that this book can act as a stepping stone for scholars of politics and related to disciplines to reading and engaging with his work more directly.


Blumenberg Chiara Bottici Angus Nicholls Myth Philosophy Politics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Geography, Politics and SociologyNewcastle UniversityNewcastle upon TyneUK

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