Basic Writings by Martin HeideggerBasic Writings by Martin Heidegger

Basic Writings

byMartin Heidegger

Paperback | November 4, 2008

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Basic Writings is the finest single-volume anthology of the work of Martin Heidegger, widely considered one of the most important modern philosophers. Its selections offer a full range of the influential author's writings—including "The Origin of the Work of Art," the introduction to Being and Time, "What Is Metaphysics?," "Letter on Humanism," "The Question Concerning Technology," "The Way to Language," and "The End of Philosophy." Featuring a foreword by Heidegger scholar Taylor Carman, this essential collection provides readers with a concise introduction to the groundbreaking philosophy of this brilliant and essential thinker.

Martin Heidegger (1889-1976) was born in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. He studied at the University of Freiburg and became a professor at the University of Marburg in 1932. After publishing his his magnum opus,Being and Time(1927), he returned to Freiburg to assume the chair of philosophy upon Husserl's retirement.
Title:Basic WritingsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 1.08 inPublished:November 4, 2008Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061627011

ISBN - 13:9780061627019


Rated 5 out of 5 by from great great overview of H's key themes and ideas
Date published: 2017-07-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Super Great collection of Heidegger's works, although it's short on content from Being and Time. More of the later Heidegger
Date published: 2017-05-14