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A New Biography of Schumacher

  • Klaus Epstein (a1)
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1 The same criticism applies to a somewhat pedestrian study of Schumacher that appeared too late for Edinger to use: Ritter, Waldemar, Kurt Schumacher: Eine Untersuchung seiner politischen Konzeption und seiner Gesellschafts- und Staatsauffassung (Hannover 1964). This work is valuable, however, for its systematic exposition of Schumacher's views on the SPD, German reconstruction, national unity, European security, and his theories concerning socialism, democracy, and the national state. Ritter's approach provides a useful counterweight to Edinger's: whereas Edinger overpsychologizes at the expense of Schumacher's intellectual stature, Ritter strives too hard to present Schumacher as a great thinker. Edinger is sometimes overcritical where Ritter errs on the side of eulogy.

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World Politics
  • ISSN: 0043-8871
  • EISSN: 1086-3338
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