The Heidegger Controversy: A Critical Reader by Richard Wolin

The Heidegger Controversy: A Critical Reader

EditorRichard Wolin

Paperback | December 3, 1992

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This anthology is a significant contribution to the debate over the relevance of Martin Heidegger's Nazi ties to the interpretation and evaluation of his philosophical work. Included are a selection of basic documents by Heidegger, essays and letters by Heidegger's colleagues that offer contemporary context and testimony, and interpretive evaluations by Heidegger's heirs and critics in France and Germany.In his new introduction, "Note on a Missing Text," Richard Wolin uses the absence from this edition of an interview with Jacques Derrida as a springboard for examining questions about the nature of authorship and personal responsibility that are at the heart of the book.Richard Wolin is Professor of Modern European Intellectual History and Humanities at Rice University. He is the author of Walter Benjamin, The Politics of Being: The Political Thought of Martin Heidegger, and The Terms of Cultural Criticism: The Frankfurt School, Existentialism and Poststructuralism.

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Title:The Heidegger Controversy: A Critical ReaderFormat:PaperbackDimensions:328 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.9 inPublished:December 3, 1992Publisher:The MIT Press

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ISBN - 10:0262731010

ISBN - 13:9780262731010

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"This should become the standard sourcebook for those troubled by the links between arguably the greatest philosopher of our century and unarguably its most infamous political movement." Martin Jay, University of California, Berkeley