Heidegger's Later Writings / Edition 1

Heidegger's Later Writings / Edition 1

by Lee Braver
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826439675

ISBN-13: 9780826439673

Pub. Date: 04/28/2009

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

Martin Heidegger is one of the most important thinkers of the twentieth century. His later writings are profoundly original and innovative, giving rise to much of postmodernist thinking, yet they are infamously difficult to approach. Heidegger's Later Writings: A Reader's Guide offers a concise and accessible introduction to eight of Heidegger's most

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Overview

Martin Heidegger is one of the most important thinkers of the twentieth century. His later writings are profoundly original and innovative, giving rise to much of postmodernist thinking, yet they are infamously difficult to approach. Heidegger's Later Writings: A Reader's Guide offers a concise and accessible introduction to eight of Heidegger's most important essays. These essays cover many of the central topics of his later thought and are conveniently gathered together in the book Basic Writings, making this guide a perfect companion.
Written specifically to help students coming to these texts for the first time, each chapter illuminates a particular essay's structure to enable readers to start finding their own way through the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826439673
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
04/28/2009
Series:
Reader's Guides Series
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
999,487
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Contexts 2. Overview of Themes 3. Reading the Text i. ‘What is Metaphysics?' ii. ‘On the Essence of Truth' iii. ‘The Origin of the Work of Art' iv. ‘Letter on Humanism v. ‘Modern Science Metaphysics, and Maths' vi. ‘The Question Concerning Technology vii. ‘Building Dwelling Thinking' viii. ‘The Way to Language ix. ‘The End of Philosophy and the Art of Thinking 4. Reception and Influence 5. Further Reading Bibliography Index

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