On Heidegger's Being and Time
On Heidegger's Being and Timeis an outstanding exploration of Heidegger's most important work by two major philosophers. Simon Critchley argues that we must see Being and Timeas a radicalization of Husserl's phenomenology, particularly his theories of intentionality, categorial intuition, and the phenomenological concept of the a priori. This leads to a reappraisal and defense of Heidegger's conception of phenomenology.
In contrast, Reiner Sch rmann urges us to read Heidegger 'backward', arguing that his later work is the key to unravelling Being and Time. Through a close reading of Being and TimeSch rmann demonstrates that this work is ultimately aporetic because the notion of Being elaborated in his later work is already at play within it. This is the first time that Sch rmann's renowned lectures on Heidegger have been published.
The book concludes with Critchley's reinterpretation of the importance of authenticity in Being and Time. Arguing for what he calls an 'originary inauthenticity', Critchley proposes a relational understanding of the key concepts of the second part of Being and Time: death, conscience and temporality.
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If you know 'Being and Time' as well as have a good grasp of Husserl then the book is intelligible.If not then most likely it will read as gibberish.Routledge are pushing it as an introductory text;it isn't.