Heidegger: Off the Beaten Track

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Cambridge University Press, Aug 29, 2002 - History - 291 pages
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This collection of texts (originally published in German under the title Holzwege) is Heidegger's first post-war book and contains some of the major expositions of his later philosophy. Of particular note are 'The Origin of the Work of Art', perhaps the most discussed of all of Heidegger's essays, and 'Nietzsche's Word 'God is Dead',' which sums up a decade of Nietzsche research. Although translations of the essays have appeared individually in a variety of places, this is the first English translation to bring them all together as Heidegger intended. The text is taken from the last edition of the work, which contains the author's final corrections together with important marginal annotations that provide considerable insight into the development of his thought. This fresh and accurate new translation will be an invaluable resource for all students of Heidegger, whether they work in philosophy, literary theory, religious studies, or intellectual history.
 

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据说很不错的新版翻译。念过前面两篇。海德格尔又回来了吧。。。或者一直就没离开过。

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The Origin of the Work of Art 193536
1
The thing and the work
4
The work and truth
19
Truth and art
33
Afterword
50
Appendix
52
The Age of the World Picture 1938
57
Appendices
73
God Is Dead 1943
157
Why Poets? 1946
200
Anaximanders Saying 1946
242
Notes
282
List of sources
285
Editors epilogue to the seventh edition of Holzwege
287
Glossary
290
Copyright

Hegels Concept of Experience 194243
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Martin Heidegger was born in Messkirch, Baden, Germany on September 22, 1889. He studied Roman Catholic theology and philosophy at the University of Frieburg before joining the faculty at Frieburg as a teacher in 1915. Eight years later Heidegger took a teaching position at Marburg. He taught there until 1928 and then went back to Frieburg as a professor of philosophy. As a philosopher, Heidegger developed existential phenomenology. He is still widely regarded as one of the most original philosophers of the 20th century. Influenced by other philosophers of his time, Heidegger wrote the book, Being in Time, in 1927. In this work, which is considered one of the most important philosophical works of our time, Heidegger asks and answers the question "What is it, to be?" Other books written by Heidegger include Basic Writings, a collection of Heidegger's most popular writings; Nietzsche, an inquiry into the central issues of Friedrich Nietzsche's philosophy; On the Way to Language, Heidegger's central ideas on the origin, nature and significance of language; and What is Called Thinking, a systematic presentation of Heidegger's later philosophy. Since the 1960s, Heidegger's influence has spread beyond continental Europe and into a number of English-speaking countries. Heidegger died in Messkirch on May 26, 1976.

Julian Young is Honorary Research Associate at the University of Auckland and has published books on Schopenhauer, Nietzsche and Heidegger.

Kenneth Haynes is Assistant Professor of Classical Studies at Boston University, specializing in German Hellenism; he has also translated Hamann.

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