Heidegger's Being and time
Being and Time, by Martin Heidegger, has had a direct impact on philosophers, artists, writers, and filmmakers. This guide takes readers through the book, section by section, idea by idea. It provides a much-needed and jargon-free introduction to this key text.
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The level of explanation throughout the text varied.I found that Large wasn't able to clearly explain Heidegger's ideas on anxiety,death and guilt.I was only able to understand what he was writing about because I had already read other texts on 'Being and Time'.Had I not done so I would have found it near impossible to comprehend his explanations on these topics.The book has a fairly good glossary which is one of its strong points.I wouldn't recommend this book to anyone who is new to Heidegger and studying by themselves.Instead I recommend William Blaattner's 'Heidegger's Being and Time'.Blattner's ability to explain Heidegger's ideas clearly far exceeds Large's.
Review: Heidegger's "Being and Time"User Review - Brandon - Goodreads
This is short and very introductory, but if you haven't read the Dreyfus or Blattner commentaries, this may be a good start. The suggested reading section at the end is great. Notice that Large comes ... Read full review