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Warren Breckman teaches modern European intellectual history at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of Marx, the Young Hegelians & the Origins of Radical Social Theory, European Romanticism, and the forthcoming Adventures of the Symbolic: Postmarxism and Democratic Theory. He is the co-executive editor of Journal of the History of Ideas, a founding member of Zeitschrift für Ideengeschichte, and a member of the editorial board of Lapham’s Quarterly. Born and raised in Winnipeg, Canada, he has lived, studied, and worked in Berkeley, London, Toronto, Paris, New York, Philadelphia, and Berlin. In 2008-2009, he is the academic director of the Berlin Consortium for German Studies at the Free University of Berlin.
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