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Reinhard Olschanski

Dr Reinhard Olschanski studied philosophy, music, politics, and German language and literature in Berlin, Frankfurt, and Urbino (Italy). His doctoral thesis was written under the supervision of Axel Honneth. In addition to having held a range of teaching posts, Dr Olschanski has many years’ experience as a political advisor in the German Bundestag, the State Parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia, and the State Ministry of Baden-Württemberg. Dr Olschanski has published widely on a variety of topics including politics, philosophy, music, and culture.

Articles

19.07.2019
Grüne Relevanz – ein Vorschlag zur Ideenpolitik

Lange bestimmt eine Trias von Liberalismus, Konservatismus und Sozialismus den politischen Blick der Öffentlichkeit – und auch den der Intellektuellen und Akademien. Doch inzwischen ist eine weitere Idee hinzugekommen. Zu diesem Schluss muss jedenfalls gelangen, wer die globalen Debatten aufmerksam verfolgt. Das große ideenpolitische Pfund der Grünen liegt darin, dass sie die neue, die vierte politische Idee der Moderne verkörpern, nämlich die ökologische.

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21.06.2019
Green Space in the History of Political Ideas

Liberalism, conservatism and socialism have long been seen as the dominant political paradigms of modernity. But these centuries-old frameworks are no longer unchallenged. Environmentalism, in the broad sense, draws from all three and yet offers a distinct, universal political outlook that responds to fundamental problems of (post-)industrial society.

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