Walter Benjamin facts for kids
|Full name||Walter Benjamin|
15 July 1892|
Berlin, German Empire
|Died||26 September 1940
Portbou, Catalonia, Spain
|Main interests||Literary theory, aesthetics, philosophy of technology, epistemology, philosophy of language, philosophy of history|
|Notable ideas||Auratic perception, aestheticization of politics|
Walter Bendix Schönflies Benjamin (German: [ˈvaltɐ ˈbɛnjamiːn]; 15 July 1892 – 26 September 1940) was a German philosopher and cultural critic.
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Paul Klee's 1920 painting Angelus Novus, which Benjamin compared to "the angel of history"
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