Encounters and Dialogues with Martin Heidegger, 1929-1976
Despite his predominance in twentieth-century philosophy, no intellectual biography of Martin Heidegger has yet appeared. This account of Heidegger's personal relations, originally published in German and extensively corrected by the author for this translation, enlarges our understanding of a complex figure.
A well-known art historian and an intimate friend of Heidegger's, Heinrich Wiegand Petzet provides a rich portrait of Heidegger that is part memoir, part biography, and part cultural history. By recounting chronologically a series of encounters between the two friends from their meeting in 1929 until the philosopher's death in 1976, as well as between Heidegger and other contemporaries, Petzet reveals not only new aspects of Heidegger's thought and attitudes toward the historical and intellectual events of his time but also the greater cultural and social context in which he articulated his thought.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Academy appeared artist asked audience Basel became become Benn Beyeler Biihlerhohe Bremen Carl Orff Cezanne Clara Rilke conversation death degger Der Spiegel dialogue discussion encounter everything finally Frau Koenig ger's German university Greek guest Hebel Heidegger wrote Heidegger's thinking Heinrich Holderlin human Icking intellectual invited Jean Beaufret Kastner Klee Klee's knew Kommerell language later Le Thor lecture course lecture hall letter look Ludwig von Ficker Martin Heidegger Messkirch monk Munich national socialism Nazi nazism never occasion once painter painting participate path Paul Celan Paul Klee Paula Petzet philosopher Podewils poem poet Professor question rectoral address relation response Rilke's root-unfolding semester seminar significant speak speech spoke statement Stroomann talk things thinker thought tion Todtnauberg took translation trip turned University of Freiburg Vietta Voznesensky wanted Wesen words Worpswede writing Zahringen