Max Picard

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Max Picard (June 5, 1888 in Schopfheim – October 3, 1965 in Sorengo, Switzerland) was a Swiss writer, important as one of the few thinkers writing from a deeply Platonic sensibility in the 20th century.

Selected books[edit]

  • 1917 Expressionistische Bauernmalerei [Expressionist Folk Painting]. München: Delphin
  • 1921 Der letzte Mensch [The Last Man]. Leipzig: E. T. Tal & Co.
  • 1930 Das Menschengesicht [The Human Face]. München: Delphin
  • 1934 Die flucht vor Gott] [The Flight From God]. Erlenbach: Rentsch
  • 1947 Hitler in uns selbst [Hitler in Our Selves]. Erlenbach: Rentsch
  • 1948 Die Welt des Schweigens [The World of Silence]. Erlenbach-Zürich/Konstanz: Rensch
  • 1954 Die Atomisierung der Modernen Künste The Atomization of Modern Arts. Hamburg: Furche