Peak and Crisis of Modernity - Analysis on Stauss Modernity Third Wave
Strauss believed that modernity has peaked after three waves. The third modernity wave started from Nietzsche and peaked at Heidegger. As the top of modernity, there are four characteristics of the third wave: historical concept of Radical Historicism, existential experience of pessimism, ethical ideas of Vitalism, Fascism ethical inception. They have composed of the deepest crisis of modernity.
S. G. Li "Peak and Crisis of Modernity - Analysis on Stauss Modernity Third Wave", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 268-270, pp. 759-763, 2011