Born in southern Germany, Martin Heidegger (1889–1976) taught philosophy at the University of Freiburg and the University of Marburg. His published works include: Kant and the Problem of Metaphysics (1929); An Introduction to Metaphysics (1935); Discourse on Thinking (1959); On the Way to... show more
Born in southern Germany, Martin Heidegger (1889–1976) taught philosophy at the University of Freiburg and the University of Marburg. His published works include: Kant and the Problem of Metaphysics (1929); An Introduction to Metaphysics (1935); Discourse on Thinking (1959); On the Way to Language (1959); Poetry, Language, Thought (1971). His best-known work is Being and Time (1927).
Birth date: September 26, 1889
Died: May 26, 1976
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This is the single most important book for me for which I have ever read. The first time I read this book about a year ago it was a struggle and I only got the pieces of the story and didn't get the whole. Upon my second reading and after having dipped my toes into many other philosophy books, I n...
This is the best book I have ever read. I had no problem with the translator, Joan Staumbaugh seemed to have done a very good job. I couldn't imagine reading this book in German even if I spoke fluent German because the way Heidegger appropriates words. This edition provides Heidegger's added foo...
This is one of the best books I've read. Heidegger does not allow himself to fall into a commonality of thought. He favors originality and consistency, and he dares go beyond the available material.
This book was an interesting read, though I cannot say that I understood everything. In fact, I did not understand much. It was still interesting. As most say, the benefit of reading Heidegger lies in the possibilities his work opens, and it is this capacity of having possibilities presented to you ...
This was a refreshing read. What I really like about Heidegger is his capacity to bring to the fore new definitions and to stick to them. Even though he is usually linked to Nazism, i think that people tend to forget that behind that name also lies a whole heritage of philosophy whose aim id to dete...