1st Edition

Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to the Later Heidegger

By George Pattison Copyright 2000
    248 Pages
    by Routledge

    244 Pages
    by Routledge

    Martin Heidegger is one of the most controversial thinkers of the twentieth century. His writings are notoriously difficult: they both require and reward careful reading.
    The Later Heidegger introduces and accesses:
    * Heidegger's life and the background to his later works
    * The ideas and texts of some of his influential later works, including The Question concerning Technology, The Origin of the Work of Art, and What is Called Thinking?
    * Heidegger's continuing importance to philosophy and contemporary thought.

    Chapter 1 Is there a later Heidegger?; Chapter 2 1933 and after; Chapter 3 Technology; Chapter 4 Seeing things; Chapter 5 Nietzsche; Chapter 6 The first and second beginnings of philosophy; Chapter 7 Hölderlin; Chapter 8 What kind of thinker?;


    George Pattison is Dean of King’s College, Cambridge.