An engrossing account of the remarkable twentieth-century philosopher-sociologist who has been called the Catholic Nietzsche.
John Raphael Staude examines Max Scheler’s shifting political and philosophical allegiances and relates them to his highly unconventional private life and to the social and cultural confusion of pre-World War II Germany.
John Raphael Staude has taught and studied European history, psychology, philosophy, and sociology in Paris and Heidelberg. He received his PhD in history form the University of California at Berkeley. After teaching history and sociology for many years, he undertook clinical training at the Jung Institute in Zurich and later earned a PhD in psychology at the Wright Institute in Berkeley. Besides numerous articles, his publications include Max Scheler, Humanistic Society, Consciousness and Creativity, and The Adult Development of C.G. Jung.