This is a list of people whose ideas became part of Nazi ideology. The ideas, writings, and speeches of these thinkers were incorporated into what became Nazism, including antisemitism, eugenics, racial hygiene, the concept of the master race, and Lebensraum. The list includes people whose ideas were incorporated, even if they did not live in the Nazi era.

Philosophers and sociologists

Scientists and physicians

Theologians and spiritual leaders


Intellectuals indirectly associated with Nazism

Some writers came before the Nazi era and their writings were incorporated into Nazi ideology:


  1. ^ Thomas Mann und Alfred Baeumler, Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 1989, p. 185
  2. ^ Shirer, William L. The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, 1959, p.105 of 1985 Bookclub Associates Edition.
  3. ^ Hannah Arendt/Martin Heidegger - E Ettinger - Yale University Press - 1995 - ISBN 0-300-07254-6 [1]
  4. ^ For critical readings of the interview (published in 1966 as "Only a God Can Save Us", Der Spiegel), see the "Special Feature on Heidegger and Nazism" in Critical Inquiry 15:2 (Winter 1989), particularly the contributions by Jürgen Habermas and Blanchot. The issue includes partial translations of Derrida's Of Spirit and Lacoue-Labarthe's Of Spirit and Heidegger, Art, and Politics: the Fiction of the Political.
  5. ^ Quoted by Heinrich Wiegand Petzet, Auf einen Stern zugehen. Begegnungen und Gespräche mit Martin Heidegger 1929-1976, 1983 p. 43, and also by Frédéric de Towarnicki, A la rencontre de Heidegger. Souvenirs d'un messager de la Forêt-Noire, Gallimard-Arcades p. 125
  6. ^ "Rudolf Jung". Retrieved 2021-02-17.
  7. ^ "ARPLAN - Profile: Rudolf Jung". ARPLAN. 2018-10-17. Retrieved 2021-02-17.
  8. ^ Max Weinreich. Hitler's professors: the part of scholarship in Germany's crimes against the Jewish people. Yiddish Scientific Institute-YIVO, 1946. Pp. 18.
  9. ^ Richard J. Evans (2004). The Coming of the Third Reich. London: Penguin Books. pp. 178–179. ISBN 0-14-100975-6. This was intended to provide the Nazi Party with a major work of theory. The book had sold over a million copies by 1945 and some of its ideas were not without influence.
  10. ^ Herman Schmalenbach on Society and Experience. University of Chicago Press. 1977. ISBN 0-226-73865-5. Some of the terms that he had earlier refined such as Gemeinschaft and Bund, were incorporated into the Nazi ideology. ...
  11. ^ Claudia Koonz, The Nazi Conscience, p 58 ISBN 0-674-01172-4
  12. ^ Bendersky, Joseph, W., Theorist For The Reich, 1983, Princeton, New Jersey
  13. ^ Noack, Paul, Carl Schmitt - Eine Biographie, 1996, Frankfurt
  14. ^ Christopher Hale. Himmler's Crusade: the True Story of the 1938 Nazi Expedition into Tibet Bantam, 2004. ISBN 978-0-553-81445-3
  15. ^ "Die Tüchtigkeit unserer Rasse und der Schutz der Schwachen", 1893, p. 141, 142. cited by Massimo Ferari Zumbini: The roots of evil. Gründerjahre des Antisemitismus: Von der Bismarckzeit zu Hitler, Vittorio Klostermann, Frankfurt a. M. 2003, ISBN 3-465-03222-5, p.406
  16. ^ Ernst Ruedin: "Honor of Prof. Dr. Alfred Ploetz", in ARGB, Bd 32 / S.473-474, 1938, p.474
  17. ^ McNab, Chris (2009). The Third Reich. Amber Books Ltd., p. 182
  18. ^ Carl G. Jung (1970); Collected Works, Volume 10; Routledge and Kegan Paul, London; ISBN 0-7100-1640-9; p 190–191.
  19. ^ Kenneth Barnes, "Nazism, Liberalism and Christianity", University Press of Kentucky, Kentucky 1991.
  20. ^ "Dietrich Eckart". Jewish Virtual Library. Retrieved 2009-01-04. Later on, he developed an ideology of a 'genius higher human,' based on earlier writings by Lanz von Liebenfels; he saw himself in the tradition of Arthur Schopenhauer and Angelus Silesius, and also became fascinated by Mayan beliefs, but never had much sympathy for the scientific method. Eckart also loved and strongly identified with Henrik Ibsen's Peer Gynt.
  21. ^ Nazi Ideology: Some Unfinished Business - BM Lane - Central European History, 1974 - [2]
  22. ^ Munich 1923, John Dornberg, Harper & Row, New York, 1982. pg 344
  23. ^ Henry Friedlander (1977). The Holocaust: Ideology, Bureaucracy, and Genocide. Gottfried Feder gave technocratic ideology a racist twist. ... arouses interest because he helped to shape Nazi ideology during the early 1920s. ...
  24. ^ a b Frei 1980: 85.
  25. ^ Ryback, Timothy W. "Hitler's Forgotten Library". The Atlantic, May 2003. Accessed 27 June 2009.
  26. ^ Kelley, JH. "New Translation of German Book Links Hitler to Satanism" (press release). PRLog, May 17, 2009. Accessed 28 June 2009.
  27. ^ The Number One Nazi Jew-baiter: A Political Biography of Julius Streicher, Hitler's Chief Anti- … WP Varga - 1981 - Carlton Press
  28. ^ Jackson J. Spielvogel and David Redles (1986). "Hitler's Racial Ideology: Content and Occult Sources". Simon Wiesenthal Center Annual. 3. Archived from the original on 2010-12-19. Retrieved 2007-08-22.
  29. ^ DİN BİLİMLERİNİN TARİHÇESİ - Dr. Jacques WAARDENBURG - 2004/1 (281-295 s.) [3]
  30. ^ Aaron Gillette. Racial Theories in Fascist Italy. London Routledge 2002.
  31. ^ Friedrich Nietzsche - Antisemit oder Judenfreund? - T Hanke - 2003 - GRIN Verlag [4]
  32. ^ Arnold Horrex Rowbotham, The literary works of Count de Gobineau, (1929), p. 102
  33. ^ Essai sur l'inégalité des races humaines - A de Gobineau, H Juin - 1940 -"Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original on October 30, 2005. Retrieved 2013-08-18.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  34. ^ The New Race Consciousness: Race, Nation, and Empire in American Culture, 1910-1925 – Matthew Pratt – Journal of Word History – Volume 10, Number, Fall 1999, pp. 307–352.[5]
  35. ^ Norman Solkoff (2001). Beginnings, Mass Murder, and Aftermath of the Holocaust. University Press of America. ISBN 0-7618-2028-0. The book by the American lawyer Madison Grant ... was turned on its head by Nazi ideology. ...
  36. ^ Stern, Fritz The Politics of Cultural Despair: a study in the Rise of the Germanic Ideology, 1961 (see Chapter I, "Paul de Lagarde and a Germanic Religion").
  37. ^ Journal of Church and State - JC Fout - Adolf Stoecker Antisemitism – 1975. [6]