Harper Academic

Basic Writings

by Martin Heidegger

On Sale: 11/04/2008

Price: $16.99

Basic Writings

by Martin Heidegger

On Sale: 11/04/2008

Format:

Price: $16.99

About the Book

An essential collection, Basic Writings provides a concise introduction to the thought of this controversial and important 20th-century philosopher. Editor David Krell has expanded and improved this popular collection by adding “The Way to Language” and the complete version of “The Origin of the Work of Art.” Also included in this volume are “What Are Metaphysics?,” “On the Essence of Truth,” “Letter on Humanism,” “Modern Science, Metaphysics, and Mathematics,” and more.

Featuring a foreword by Heidegger scholar Taylor Carman, this essential collection provides students with a concise introduction to the groundbreaking philosophy of this brilliant and essential thinker.

Critical Praise

“One of the most profound thinkers of the 20th century.” — New York Times

“Among the most influential philosophers of modern times.” — Newsweek

“Powerful and original . . . Being and Time changed the course of philosophy.” — Richard Rorty, New York Times Book Review

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780061627019
  • ISBN 10: 0061627011
  • Imprint: Harper Perennial
  • On Sale: 11/04/2008
  • Trimsize: 5.310 in (w) x 8.000 in (h) x 1.080 in (d)
  • Pages: 480
  • List Price: $16.99
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