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Heidegger's Topology: Being, Place, World
This groundbreaking inquiry into the centrality of place in Martin Heidegger's thinking offers not only an illuminating reading of Heidegger's thought but a detailed investigation into the way in which the concept of place relates to core philosophical issues. In Heidegger's Topology, Jeff Malpas argues that an engagement with place, explicit in Heidegger's later work, inf ...more
Hardcover, 413 pages
Published December 6th 2006 by MIT Press (MA)
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After months of on-and-off reading with frequent recourse to Heidegger's primary texts, I can say this is an excellent and valuable interpretational work (one of the best I've seen so far), that can be of interest both to experts and Heidegger starters. First, the book, in its 300+ pages is not afraid to use large portions of its space for extremely detailed discussions of Heidegger's concepts and arguments - often nearly in the mood of analytical philosophy with its abstract examples, that neve ...more