Poetry, Language, Thought

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HarperCollins, Nov 6, 2001 - Philosophy - 256 pages
27 Reviews

Essential reading for students and anyone interested in the great philosophers, this book opened up appreciation of Martin Heidegger beyond the confines of philosophy to the reaches of poetry. In Heidegger's thinking, poetry is not a mere amusement or form of culture but a force that opens up the realm of truth and brings man to the measure of his being and his world.

  

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User Review  - Alex Obrigewitsch - Goodreads

A stupendous collection, moving around an unspoken center Read full review

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User Review  - Wes Zickau - Goodreads

I read the Hofstadter translation, and it was unbearable. I couldn't finish it. And I've read some dense material before, but this isn't dense; it's incoherent in English. I give it two stars instead ... Read full review

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Born in southern Germany, Martin Heidegger (1889-1976) is the author of Being and Time. He taught philosophy at the University of Freiburg and the University of Marburg.

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