Basic Writings: Martin Heidegger

Basic Writings: Martin Heidegger

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Few philosophers have had more influence on the shape of western philosophy after 1900 than Martin Heidegger. Basic Writings offers a full range of this profound and controversial thinker's writings in one volume, including:













The Origin of the Work of Art







The introduction to Being and Time







What Is Metaphysics?







Letter on Humanism







The Question Concerning Technology







The Way to Language







The End of Philosophy










Featuring a foreword by Heidegger scholar Taylor Carman, this essential collection provides readers with a concise introduction to the groundbreaking philosophy of this brilliant and essential thinker.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 392 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 20.57mm | 476g
  • Routledge
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0415584825
  • 9780415584821
  • 132,837

Table of contents

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.
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About Martin Heidegger

Martin Heidegger (1889-1976) was born in Germany and taught philosophy at the Universities of Freiburg and Marburg. His work helped launched the radical philosophical movement known as phenomenology, whose most famous expositors include Jean-Paul Sartre and Jacques Derrida.
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