Tool-being: Heidegger and the Metaphyics of Objects

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Open Court, 2002 - Philosophy - 331 pages
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Martin Heidegger (18891976) influenced the work of such diverse thinkers as Sartre and Derrida. In Tool-Being, Graham Harman departs from the prevailing linguistic approach to analytic and continental philosophy in favor of Heideggerian object-oriented research into the secret contours of objects. Written in a colorful style, it will be of interest to anyone open to new trends in present-day philosophy.

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User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

This book was a joy and frustration to me. Harman starts with a rather large assertion that he is introducing an entirely 21st century approach to philosophy. In my anticipation of the "and your point ... Read full review

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Why do I find myself reading lots of stuff on Heidegger these days? Read full review

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Harman teaches philosophy at American University in Cairo.

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