Basic Writings of Heidegger

Author(s): Martin Heidegger

Routledge Classics

Few philosophers have had more influence on the shape of western philosophy after 1900 than Martin Heidegger. Basic Writingsoffers 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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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.

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.

General Fields

  • : 9780415584821
  • : Routledge Classics
  • : Routledge
  • : 0.504
  • : August 2010
  • : 216mm X 138mm
  • : books

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  • : Paperback
  • : 392
  • : black & white illustrations