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Northwestern University Studies in Phenomenology & Existential Philosophy
Heidegger was born in Messkirch, Baden, Germany on 9/22/1889. He studied Roman Catholic theology & philosophy at the University of Frieburg before joining its faculty in 1915. Eight years later he took a teaching position at Marburg. He taught there till 1928, then went back to Frieburg. As a...more
Hardcover, bilingual, 162 pages
Published July 28th 1969 by Northwestern University Press (Evanston, IL) (first published 1955)
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Read during the second semester of 1981/82 while taking Thomas Sheehan's "Continental German Thought: Heidegger" at Loyola University Chicago.
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Martin Heidegger (1889–1976) was a German philosopher whose work is perhaps most readily associated with phenomenology and existentialism, although his thinking should be identified as part of such philosophical movements only with extreme care and qualification. His ideas have exerted a seminal influence on the development of contemporary European philosophy. They have also had an impact far beyo...more
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“And so man, as existing transcendence abounding in and surpassing toward possibilities, is a creature of distance. Only through the primordial distances he establishes toward all being in his transcendence does a true nearness to things flourish in him.” 12 likes
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