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This is the first time that a seminal collection of fourteen essays by Martin Heidegger (originally published in German under the title Wegmarken) has appeared in English in its complete form. It includes new or first-time translations of seven essays, and thoroughly revised, updated versions of the other seven. Amongst the new translations are such key essays as 'On the Essence of Ground', 'Hegel and the Greeks' and 'On the Question of Being'. Spanning a period from 1919-61, these essays have become established points of reference for all those with a serious interest in Heidegger. Now collected for the first time in translations by an experienced Heidegger translator and scholar, they will prove an essential resource for all students of more

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  • Electronic book text
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1139927264
  • 9781139927260

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'This is a great event in the publication of Heidegger in English translation. 'Plato's Doctrine of Truth' is almost worth the price of the volume all by itself, and Pathmarks as a whole is perhaps the best introduction to Heidegger's 'turn' away from the phenomenological ontology of Being and Time.' Richard Rortyshow more

Table of contents

Editor's preface; Preface to the German edition; Comments on Karl Jaspers's Psychology of Worldviews (1919-21); Phenomenology and Theology (1927); From the Last Marburg Lecture Course (1928); What Is Metaphysics? (1929); On the Essence of Ground (1929); On the Essence of Truth (1930); Plato's Doctrine of Truth (1931/32, 1940); On the Essence and Concept in Aristotle's Physics B, 1 (1939); Postscript to 'What is Metaphysics?' (1943); Letter on Humanism (1946); Introduction to 'What Is Metaphysics?' (1949); On the Question of Being (1955); Hegel and the Greeks (1958); Kant's Thesis about Being (1961); Notes; References; Editor's postscript to the German more