The Politics of Being: The Political Thought of Martin Heidegger

The Politics of Being: The Political Thought of Martin Heidegger

by Richard Wolin

Paperback(With a new preface)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231179331
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 11/15/2016
Edition description: With a new preface
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Richard Wolin is distinguished professor of political science, history, and comparative literature at the Graduate Center at the City University of New York. His books include Heidegger's Children: Hannah Arendt, Karl Löwith, Hans Jonas, Herbert Marcuse (2001), Karl Löwith's Martin Heidegger and European Nihilism (1995), and The Heidegger Controversy: A Critical Reader (1991).

Table of Contents

Preface to the 2016 Edition
1. Heidegger and Politics
2. Being and Time as Political Philosophy
3. "To Lead the Leader": Philosophy in the Service of National Socialism
4. "The Inner Truth and Greatness of National Socialism"
5. Technology, Antihumanism, and the Eclipse of Practical Reason

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