Towards The Definition Of Philosophy / Edition 1

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Towards the Definition of Philosophy brings together - in their first English translation - two of Heidegger's seminal lecture courses, The Idea of Philosophy and the Problem of Worldview and Phenomenology and Transcendental Philosophy Value, as well as the lecture, On the Nature of the University and Academic Study. The volume also includes a short glossary.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826463159
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 7/4/2002
  • Series: Continuum Impacts Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Meet the Author

Martin Heidegger (1889-1976) is regarded as one of the twentieth century's most important philosophers.

Ted Sadler was formerly Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Sydney, Australia. His publications include Heidegger and Aristotle: The Question of Being (Continuum, 1996) and Nietzsche: Truth and Redemption (Continuum, 1995).

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Table of Contents

Translator's Foreword

Publisher's Note

I. The Idea of Philosophy and the Problem of Worldview

Preliminary Remarks


Part I. The Idea of Philosophy as Primordial Science

1. The Search for a Methodological Way

2. Critique of Teleological-Critical Method

Part II. Phenomenology as Pre-Theoretical Primordial Science

1. Analysis of the Structure of Experience

2. The Problem of Presuppositions

3. Primordial Science as Pre-Theoretical Science

II. Phenomenology and Transcendental Philosophy of Value


Part I. Historical Presentation of the Problem

1. The Genesis of Philosophy of Value as the Cultural Philosophy of the Present

2. Windelband's Grounding of Modern Transcendental Philosophy of Value

3. The Further Development of Value-Philosophy by Rickert

Part II. Critical Considerations

Appendix I: On the Nature of the University and Academic Study

Appendix II: The Idea of Philosophy and the Problem of Worldview

Short Glossary

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