Poetry, Language, Thought

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Harper Collins, Nov 6, 2001 - Philosophy - 256 pages
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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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Martin Heidegger's Poetry, Language, Thought is a very obscure book. Heidegger writes in a style all his own, with phrases that he himself has coined and using imagery that favors pastoral and ... Read full review

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Turns out imitating the language of Parmenides and Hölderlin doesn't make you a good poet. Just like imitating the musical language of Wagner didn't make Nietzsche a good composer. Skip the poems ... 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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