Heidegger on Being and Acting

Heidegger on Being and Acting : From Principles to Anarchy

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Schurmann's brilliant deconstructionist analysis provides a comprehensive interpretation of Heidegger's thinking from the perspective of the question, What is to be done at the end of metaphysics.show more

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  • Paperback | 420 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 24mm | 619.99g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0253206022
  • 9780253206022
  • 402,190

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"... elegant and provocative ... Exhibit[s] a subtle mastery of Heidegger's works." Review of Metaphysics " ... splendidly precise study of Heidegger ... to be recommended not only to Heidegger scholars but also to those interested in the question of what philosophical thinking has as its task in the modern technological world." Religious Studies Review " ... indispensable to understanding the later Heidegger." Choiceshow more

Table of contents

Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Deconstructing Action 2. Theory of the Texts Part One Genealogy of Principles I. Understanding History through Its Reversals 3. The Puma-Shaped City 4. The Rise and Decline of Principles II. Understanding Practice through the OTurningO 5. Practical Philosophy and the Hypothesis of Closure 6. The Closure as the Withering of the Pros Hen Relation III. Genealogy of Principles and Anti-Humanism 7. A Threefold Break with OHumanismO 8. A Threefold Break with Principial Origins Part Two The OVery IssueO of Phenomenology: The Economies of Presencing IV. Mutations of Phenomenological Transcendentialism 9. From Subjectivity to Being-There 10. From Menschentum to OThinkingO V. Deconstruction of the Political 11. Deconstructing the Substantialist Patterns 12. Deconstructing the Ontic Origin Part Three The Origin Is Said in Many Ways VI. Arche: The Kinetic Paradigm of Origin 13. The Causal Concept of Arche 14. The Teleocratic Concept of Arche VII. Princeps and Principium: Time Forgotten 15. From the Principle of Essences to the Principle of Propositions 16. From the Principle of Propositions to the Epochal Principles VIII. Anfang and Ursprung: The Temporal Difference 17. The Vocabulary 18. OOriginalO Origins, or How the New Comes About in History 19. The OOriginaryO Origin, or How Presencing Comes About Part Four Historical Deduction of the Categories of Presencing IX. Table of the Categories of Presencing 20. The Categorial, the Noumenal, and the Empirical 21. A Reversal Undergone by the Puma-Shaped City X. At the Presocratic Inception: The Prospective Categories 22. Econ 23. Phusis 24. Aletheia 25. Logos 26. Hen 27. Nous XI. At the Technological End: The Retrospective Categories 28. The Will to Power 29. Nihilism 30. Justice 31. The Eternal Return of the Same 32. The Transmutation of All values and the Death of God 33. The Overman XII. At the OTurningO: The Transitional Categories 34. Ontological Difference/World and Thing 35. OThere IsO/Favor 36. Unconcealment/Event 37. Epoch/Clearing 38. Nearness/Fourfold 39. Corresponding/Thinking Part Five Action and Anarchy XIII. Acting, the Condition for Thinking 40. The Practical A Priori 41. The Problem of the Will XIV. Anarchic Displacements 42. Practical Negation of Goals 43. Transmutation of Responsibility 44. Protest Against OBusy-nessO 45. Transmutation of ODestinyO 46. From Violence to Anarchy Conclusion 47. Of Economic Self-Regulation and Its Loci 48. Objections and Answers A Heidegger Bibliography, with Abbreviations Used in the Notes and Indexes Notes Selected Bibliography Citations From HeideggerOs Texts in German Citations From English Translations Name Indexshow more

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