Being and Time

Author: Martin Heidegger

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061575593

Category: Religion

Page: 608

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"What is the meaning of being?" This is the central question of Martin Heidegger's profoundly important work, in which the great philosopher seeks to explain the basic problems of existence. A central influence on later philosophy, literature, art, and criticism—as well as existentialism and much of postmodern thought—Being and Time forever changed the intellectual map of the modern world. As Richard Rorty wrote in the New York Times Book Review, "You cannot read most of the important thinkers of recent times without taking Heidegger's thought into account." This first paperback edition of John Macquarrie and Edward Robinson's definitive translation also features a new foreword by Heidegger scholar Taylor Carman.

Basic Writings from Being and Time (1927) to The Task of Thinking (1964)

Author: Martin Heidegger

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415101615

Category: Philosophy

Page: 452

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This revised and expanded edition of Martin Heidegger's Basic Writings includes ten key essays and the introduction to Being and Time. Basic Writings is a concise introduction to the thought of this controversial and important 20th-century philosopher. David Farrell Krell has expanded and improved this collection by adding The Way to Language and including the complete version of The Origin of the Work of Art. The complete selection is: Being and Time: Introduction; What is Metaphysics? On the Essence of Truth; The Origin of the Work of Art; Letter on Humanism; Modern Science, Metaphysics, and Mathematics; The Question Concerning Technology - Building Dwelling; Thinking - What Calls for Thinking?; The Way to Language; The End of Philosophy and the Task of Thinking.

What Is Called Thinking?

Author: Martin Heidegger

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 006090528X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 272

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"For an acquaintance with the thought of Heidegger, What Is Called Thinking? is as important as Being and Time. It is the only systematic presentation of the thinker's late philosophy and . . . it is perhaps the most exciting of his books."--Hannah Arendt

The Question Concerning Technology, and Other Essays

Author: Martin Heidegger

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061319694

Category: Philosophy

Page: 224

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"To read Heidegger is to set out on an adventure. The essays in this volume--intriguing, challenging, and often baffling to the reader--call him always to abandon all superficial scanning and to enter wholeheartedly into the serious pursuit of thinking.... "Heidegger is not a 'primitive' or a 'romanitic.' He is not one who seeks escape from the burdens and responsibilities of contemporary life into serenity, either through the re-creating of some idyllic past or through the exalting of some simple experience. Finally, Heidegger is not a foe of technology and science. He neither disdains nor rejects them as though they were only destructive of human life. "The roots of Heidegger's hinking lie deep in the Western philosophical tradition. Yet that thinking is unique in many of its aspects, in its language, and in its leterary expression. In the development of this thought Heidegger has been taught chiefly by the Greeks, by German idealism, by phenomenology, and by the scholastic theological tradition. In him these and other elements have been fused by his genius of sensitivity and intellect into a very individual philosophical expression." --William Lovitt, from the Introduction

On Heidegger's Being and Time

Author: Simon Critchley,Reiner Schürmann,Steven Levine

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780415775960

Category: Philosophy

Page: 157

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At the time of his death in 1993, Reiner Schürmann was one of the world' s leading Heidegger scholars. On Heidegger' s Being and Time is an outstanding exploration and elucidation of Heidegger' s most important work by two major philosophers, providing a masterclass in reading a philosophical classic. It is also the first time that Sch rmann' s renowned lectures on Heidegger have been published.

The Cambridge Companion to Heidegger's Being and Time

Author: Mark A. Wrathall

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107469759

Category: Philosophy

Page: 452

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The Cambridge Companion to Heidegger's 'Being and Time' contains seventeen chapters by leading scholars of Heidegger. It is a useful reference work for beginning students, but also explores the central themes of Being and Time with a depth that will be of interest to scholars. The Companion begins with a section-by-section overview of Being and Time and a chapter reviewing the genesis of this seminal work. The final chapter situates Being and Time in the context of Heidegger's later work. The remaining chapters examine the core issues of Being and Time, including the question of being, the phenomenology of space, the nature of human being (our relation to others, the importance of moods, the nature of human understanding, language), Heidegger's views on idealism and realism and his position on skepticism and truth, Heidegger's account of authenticity (with a focus on his views on freedom, being toward death, and resoluteness) and the nature of temporality and human historicality.

Heidegger's Being and Time

An Introduction

Author: Paul Gorner

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139461672

Category: Philosophy

Page: N.A

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In Being and Time Heidegger gives an account of the distinctive features of human existence, in an attempt to answer the question of the meaning of being. He finds that underlying all of these features is what he calls 'original time'. In this clear and straightforward introduction to the text, Paul Gorner takes the reader through the work, examining its detail and explaining the sometimes difficult language which Heidegger uses. The topics which he covers include being-in-the-world, being-with, thrownness and projection, truth, authenticity, time and being, and historicity. His book makes Being and Time accessible to students in a way that conveys the essence of Heidegger's project and remains true to what is distinctive about his thinking.

Poetry, Language, Thought

Author: Martin Heidegger

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0060937289

Category: Philosophy

Page: 256

View: 8814

Essential reading for students and anyone interested in the great philosophers, this book opened up appreciation of Martin Heidegger beyond the confines of philosophy to the reaches of poetry. In Heidegger's thinking, poetry is not a mere amusement or form of culture but a force that opens up the realm of truth and brings man to the measure of his being and his world.

Discourse on Thinking

Author: Martin Heidegger

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061314595

Category: Philosophy

Page: 96

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Discourse on Thinking questions that must occur to us the moment we manage to see a familiar situation in unfamiliar light.

History of the Concept of Time

Prolegomena

Author: Martin Heidegger

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 025300442X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 344

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Heidegger's lecture course at the University of Marburg in the summer of 1925, an early version of Being and Time (1927), offers a unique glimpse into the motivations that prompted the writing of this great philosopher's master work and the presuppositions that gave shape to it. The book embarks upon a provisional description of what Heidegger calls "Dasein," the field in which both being and time become manifest. Heidegger analyzes Dasein in its everydayness in a deepening sequence of terms: being-in-the-world, worldhood, and care as the being of Dasein. The course ends by sketching the themes of death and conscience and their relevance to an ontology that makes the phenomenon of time central. Theodore Kisiel's outstanding translation premits English-speaking readers to appreciate the central importance of this text in the development of Heidegger's thought.

Irrational Man

A Study in Existential Philosophy

Author: William Barrett

Publisher: Anchor

ISBN: 9780307761088

Category: Philosophy

Page: 320

View: 1343

Widely recognized as the finest definition of existentialist philosophy ever written, this book introduced existentialism to America in 1958. Barrett speaks eloquently and directly to concerns of the 1990s: a period when the irrational and the absurd are no better integrated than before and when humankind is in even greater danger of destroying its existence without ever understanding the meaning of its existence. Irrational Man begins by discussing the roots of existentialism in the art and thinking of Augustine, Aquinas, Pascal, Baudelaire, Blake, Dostoevski, Tolstoy, Hemingway, Picasso, Joyce, and Beckett. The heart of the book explains the views of the foremost existentialists—Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Sartre. The result is a marvelously lucid definition of existentialism and a brilliant interpretation of its impact.

Existence And Being

Author: Martin Heidegger

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1446548228

Category: Philosophy

Page: 408

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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Being and Time

Author: Martin Heidegger,Joan Stambaugh,Dennis J. Schmidt

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 1438432763

Category: Philosophy

Page: 482

View: 843

A revised translation of Heidegger's most important work.

The Naked and the Dead

50th Anniversary Edition, With a New Introduction by the Author

Author: Norman Mailer

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company

ISBN: 146685488X

Category: Fiction

Page: 722

View: 1899

Hailed as one of the finest novels to come out of the Second World War, The Naked and the Dead received unprecedented critical acclaim upon its publication and has since enjoyed a long and well-deserved tenure in the American canon. This fiftieth anniversary edition features a new introduction created especially for the occasion by Norman Mailer. Written in gritty, journalistic detail, the story follows a platoon of Marines who are stationed on the Japanese-held island of Anopopei. Composed in 1948 with the wisdom of a man twice Mailer's age and the raw courage of the young man he was, The Naked and the Dead is representative of the best in twentieth-century American writing.

On Creativity and the Unconscious

The Psychology of Art, Literature, Love, and Religion

Author: Sigmund Freud

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061718696

Category: Psychology

Page: 336

View: 7163

On Creativity and the Unconscious brings together Freud's important essays on the many expressions of creativity—including art, literature, love, dreams, and spirituality. This diverse collection includes "The 'Uncanny,'" "The Moses of Michelangelo," "The Psychology of Love," "The Relation of the Poet to Day-Dreaming," "On War and Death," and "Dreams and Telepathy."

The Gospel in Brief

Author: Leo Tolstoy

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486121313

Category: Religion

Page: 176

View: 5247

The Russian author reinterprets the gospels, disregarding issues related to Jesus' divinity and focusing strictly on his words and teachings. The result is a remarkably modern meditation on spirituality.

The Question of Being

Author: Martin Heidegger

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780808402589

Category: Philosophy

Page: 109

View: 6963

A fantastic read for any scholar or student interested in philosophy, epistemology, or ontology.

The Perennial Philosophy

An Interpretation of the Great Mystics, East and West

Author: Aldous Huxley

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061893315

Category: Philosophy

Page: 352

View: 3205

An inspired gathering of religious writings that reveals the "divine reality" common to all faiths, collected by Aldous Huxley "The Perennial Philosophy," Aldous Huxley writes, "may be found among the traditional lore of peoples in every region of the world, and in its fully developed forms it has a place in every one of the higher religions." With great wit and stunning intellect—drawing on a diverse array of faiths, including Zen Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Christian mysticism, and Islam—Huxley examines the spiritual beliefs of various religious traditions and explains how they are united by a common human yearning to experience the divine. The Perennial Philosophy includes selections from Meister Eckhart, Rumi, and Lao Tzu, as well as the Bhagavad Gita, Tibetan Book of the Dead, Diamond Sutra, and Upanishads, among many others.

A Simple Guide to Being and Time

Author: Steven Foulds,Margi Parton

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781494829711

Category: Philosophy

Page: 176

View: 9892

A simple introduction to Heidegger's masterwork for folk who are not professional philosophers. Include a glossary of technical terms.

Introduction to Philosophy--thinking and Poetizing

Author: Martin Heidegger

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Philosophy

Page: 74

View: 8164

First published in 1990 as the second part of volume 50 of Heidegger’s Complete Works, Introduction to Philosophy presents Heidegger’s final lecture course given at the University of Freiburg in 1944 before he was drafted into the German army. While the lecture is incomplete, Heidegger provides a clear and provocative discussion of the relation between philosophy and poetry by analyzing Nietzsche’s poetry. Here, Heidegger explores themes such as the home and homelessness, the age of technology, globalization, postmodernity, the philosophy of poetry and language, aesthetics, and the role of philosophy in society. Translated into English for the first time, this text will be of particular interest to those who study Heidegger’s politics and political philosophy.