Heidegger's Ways (SUNY Series in Contemporary Continental Philosophy) / Edition 1

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Overview

The combination of author and subject matter found here makes an unusually interesting text on the Continental European Philosophy of the twentieth century. As Heidegger's former student, colleague and lifelong friend, Gadamer offers a particularly insightful commentary on Heidegger's thinking. Not only do the essays focus on Heidegger's thought, but they also often begin with a description of the philosophical scene in which he first appeared, giving the reader a genuine feel for the kind of impact he made. But the essays do not leave off in the past; rather, they lead into the present, giving Heidegger a voice which continues to have a revolutionary impact. The text does not only provide a commentary on Heidegger; it also provides a fascinating look at Gadamer himself. The narratives provide us with an intimate look at both the author and his hermeneutics at work, and his commentary on Heidegger's thought is a commentary on his own thought as well.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791417386
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 2/1/1994
  • Series: SUNY Series in Contemporary Continental Philosophy
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Translator's Preface

Introduction by Dennis J. Schmidt

1. Existentialism and the Philosophy of Existence

2. Martin Heidegger--75 Years

3. The Marburg Theology

4. "What Is Metaphysics?"

5. Kant and the Hermeneutical Turn

6. The Thinker Martin Heidegger

7. The Language of Metaphysics

8. Plato

9. The Truth of the Work of Art

10. Martin Heidegger--85 Years

11. The Way in the Turn

12. The Greeks

13. The History of Philosophy

14. The Religious Dimension

15. Being Spirit God

Notes

Glossary

Index

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