The Heidegger Controversy: A Critical Reader / Edition 1

The Heidegger Controversy: A Critical Reader / Edition 1

by Richard Wolin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0262731010

ISBN-13: 9780262731010

Pub. Date: 12/03/1992

Publisher: MIT Press

This anthology is a significant contribution to the debate over the relevance of Martin Heidegger's Nazi ties to the interpretation and evaluation of his philosophical work. Included are a selection of basic documents by Heidegger,essays and letters by Heidegger's colleagues that offer contemporary context and testimony, and interpretive evaluations by Heidegger's

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This anthology is a significant contribution to the debate over the relevance of Martin Heidegger's Nazi ties to the interpretation and evaluation of his philosophical work. Included are a selection of basic documents by Heidegger,essays and letters by Heidegger's colleagues that offer contemporary context and testimony, and interpretive evaluations by Heidegger's heirs and critics in France and Germany.In his new introduction, "Note on a Missing Text," Richard Wolin uses the absence from this edition of an interview with Jacques Derrida as a springboard for examining questions about the nature of authorship and personal responsibility that are at the heart of the book.Richard Wolin is Professor of Modern European Intellectual History and Humanities at Rice University. He is the author of Walter Benjamin, The Politics of Being: The Political Thought of Martin Heidegger, and The Terms of Cultural Criticism: The Frankfurt School, Existentialism and Poststructuralism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262731010
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
12/03/1992
Edition description:
1st MIT Press ed
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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