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Heidegger Off the Beaten Track

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ISBN-10: 0521805074

ISBN-13: 9780521805070

Edition: 2002

Authors: Martin Heidegger, Kenneth Haynes, Julian Young

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This collection of texts (originally published in German under the title Holzwege) is Heidegger's first post-war book and contains some of the major expositions of his later philosophy. Of particular note are 'The Origin of the Work of Art', perhaps the most discussed of all of Heidegger's essays, and 'Nietzsche's Word 'God is Dead',' which sums up a decade of Nietzsche research. Although translations of the essays have appeared individually in a variety of places, this is the first English translation to bring them all together as Heidegger intended. The text is taken from the last edition of the work, which contains the author's final corrections together with important marginal…    
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Book details

List price: $33.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/29/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Martin Heidegger was born in Messkirch, Baden, Germany on September 22, 1889. He studied Roman Catholic theology and philosophy at the University of Frieburg before joining the faculty at Frieburg as a teacher in 1915. Eight years later Heidegger took a teaching position at Marburg. He taught there until 1928 and then went back to Frieburg as a professor of philosophy. As a philosopher, Heidegger developed existential phenomenology. He is still widely regarded as one of the most original philosophers of the 20th century. Influenced by other philosophers of his time, Heidegger wrote the book, Being in Time, in 1927. In this work, which is considered one of the most important philosophical…    

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The Origin of the Work of Art (1935-6); The Age of the World Picture (1938); Hegel's Concept of Experience (1942-3); Why Poets? (1946); Anaximander's Saying (1946).