On Heidegger

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Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 92 pages
This brief text assists students in understanding Heidegger's philosophy and thinking so that they can more fully engage in useful, intelligent class dialogue and improve their understanding of course content. Part of the "Wadsworth Notes Series," (which will eventually consist of approximately 100 titles, each focusing on a single "thinker" from ancient times to the present), ON HEIDEGGER is written by a philosopher deeply versed in the philosophy of this key thinker. Like other books in the series, this concise book offers sufficient insight into the thinking of a notable philosopher better enabling students to engage in the reading and to discuss the material in class and on paper.

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About the author (2000)

Patricia Johnson (Devi Veenanand) and Mark Michaels (Swami Umeshanand Saraswati) are the authors of The Essence of Tantric Sexuality, based upon the works of Dr. Jonn Mumford. A devoted married couple who have been teaching Tantra and Kriya yoga together since 1999, their popular workshops have been featured in several publications, including the Village Voice, Now Magazine, and Breathe Magazine.

The authors are senior students of Dr. Jonn Mumford (Swami Anandakapila Saraswati), and have been named lineage holder of the OM Kara Kriya(R) system for the Americas and Europe. Sunyata, co-author of The Jewel in the Lotus, named Michaels his lineage holder in 2001. Michaels and Johnson have studied Bhakti Yoga with Bhagavan Das, Tantra with Dr. Rudy Ballentine, and have been featured in Dr. Judy Kuriansky's Idiot's Guide to Tantric Sex.

Michaels is a graduate of New York University School of Law and holds Masters Degrees in American Studies from NYU and Yale. Patricia Johnson is a professional opera singer. They reside near New York City.

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