The History Of Beyng by Martin HeideggerThe History Of Beyng by Martin Heidegger

The History Of Beyng

byMartin HeideggerTranslated byWilliam Mcneill

Hardcover | November 2, 2015

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The History of Beyng belongs to a series of Martin Heidegger's reflections from the 1930s that concern how to think about being not merely as a series of occurrences, but as essentially historical or fundamentally as an event. Beginning with Contributions to Philosophy (Of the Event), these texts are important for their meditations on the oblivion and abandonment of being, politics, and race, and for their incisive critique of power, force, and violence. Originally published in 1998 as volume 69 of Heidegger's Complete Works, this English translation opens new avenues for understanding the trajectory of Heidegger's thinking during this crucial time.

Jeffrey Powell is Professor of Philosophy at Marshall University and the editor of Heidegger and Language (IUP, 2012).William McNeill is Professor of Philosophy at DePaul University, Chicago. He has translated or co-translated several Heidegger texts, most recently (with Julia Ireland) Hölderlin's Hymns "Germania" and "The Rhine" (IUP,...
Title:The History Of BeyngFormat:HardcoverDimensions:226 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:November 2, 2015Publisher:Indiana University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0253018145

ISBN - 13:9780253018144

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Table of Contents

Translators' Introduction
The History of Beyng (1938-40)
The History of Beyng. Part I
I. The History of Beyng
II. Contra-diction and Refutation
III. Passage. The History of Beyng
IV. The Consummation of Metaphysics
Being's Abandonment
V. To Koinon
VI. The Sustainment. The Essence of Power
The Necessary
VII. The Essence of History. "Commencement." "Beyng"
VIII. Beyng and the Last God
IX. Essence of History
X. The Owned

The History of Beyng. Part II
XI. The Configuration of Saying
XII. The History of Beyng
XIII. Beyng-Historical Thinking

Out of the History of Beyng (1939-40)

o Koivov. Out of the History of Beyng
Draft for oivov. On the History of Beyng

Additional Materials for The History of Beyng (1938-40)
Additional Materials for . Out of the History of Beyng (1939-40)

Editor's Epilogue
German-English Glossary
English-German Glossary

Editorial Reviews

"The History of Beyng is especially important because of its proximity to the very controversial Contributions to Philosophy. It will shed considerable light on the way Heidegger was thinking at the time." -Drew A. Hyland, Trinity College