A Companion to Heidegger / Edition 1

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A Companion to Heidegger is a complete guide to the work and thought of Martin Heidegger, one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century.
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"The 31 essays in this volume make an important, illuminating contribution to explaining the complexity of Heidegger's thought and the strongly idiomatic nature of his language and conceptual framework. Highly recommended."

“This volume of papers on Heidegger is unrivalled in its scope and quality … Its comprehensiveness makes it the most useful secondary volume on Heidegger now available.”
John Richardson, New York University

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405110921
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/14/2005
  • Series: Blackwell Companions to Philosophy Series , #14
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 560
  • Product dimensions: 7.29 (w) x 10.46 (h) x 1.43 (d)

Meet the Author

Hubert L. Dreyfus is Professor of Philosophy in the Graduate School at the University of California at Berkeley.

Mark A. Wrathall is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Brigham Young University.

Together, Hubert L. Dreyfus and Mark A. Wrathall are also the joint editors of A Companion to Phenomenology and Existentialism (Blackwell 2006).

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Table of Contents

1 Martin Heidegger : an introduction to his thought, work, and life 1
2 The earliest Heidegger : a new field of research 19
3 Heidegger and national socialism 32
4 Heidegger and Husserl : the matter and method of philosophy 49
5 Heidegger and German idealism 65
6 Early Heidegger's appropriation of Kant 80
7 Heidegger's Nietzsche 102
8 Heidegger and the Greeks 121
9 Logic 141
10 Phenomenology 156
11 Heidegger's philosophy of science 173
12 Dasein 193
13 Heidegger's categories in Being and time 214
14 Early Heidegger on sociality 233
15 Realism and truth 248
16 Hermeneutics 265
17 Authenticity 285
18 Human mortality : Heidegger on how to portray the impossible possibility of Dasein 297
19 Temporality 311
20 Dasein and "its" time 325
21 Unconcealment 337
22 Contributions to philosophy 358
23 Ereignis 375
24 The history of being 392
25 Heidegger's ontology of art 407
26 Technology 420
27 Heidegger on language 433
28 The thinging of the thing : the ethic of conditionality in Heidegger's later work 456
29 The truth of being and the history of philosophy 468
30 Derrida and Heidegger : iterability and Ereignis 484
31 Heidegger, contingency, and pragmatism 511
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