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How to Read Heidegger - by Mark Wrathall (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 135

Genre: Philosophy

Sub-Genre: History & Surveys

Series Title: How to Read

Format: Paperback

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Book theme: Modern

Author: Mark Wrathall

Language: English

Street Date: April 17, 2006
TCIN: 77475034
UPC: 9780393328806
Item Number (DPCI): 247-17-6496

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Wrathall pays particular attention to Heidegger's revolutionary analysis of human existence as inextricably shaped by a shared world. This leads to an exploration of Heidegger's views on the banality of public life and the possibility of authentic anticipation of death as a response to that banality. Wrathall reviews Heidegger's scandalous involvement with National Socialism, situating it in the context of Heidegger's views about the movement of world history. He also explains Heidegger's important accounts of truth, art, and language.

Extracts are taken from Heidegger's magnum opus, Being and Time, as well as a variety of his best-known essays and lectures.
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