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Art

Michael Inwood.

in Heidegger

October 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biographical Studies; 20th-Century Philosophy. 4044 words.

‘Art’ examines Heidegger's view of Art as a source of truth. He believed that rather than being concerned only with beauty and pleasure, art was ‘the disclosure of the being of beings’. Art...

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Being

Michael Inwood.

in Heidegger

October 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biographical Studies; 20th-Century Philosophy. 2109 words.

‘Being’ describes the importance that Heidegger ascribed to considering the nature of an object, or its being, before addressing knowledge of it. Whereas other philosophers treated all...

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Dasein

Michael Inwood.

in Heidegger

October 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biographical Studies; 20th-Century Philosophy. 3493 words.

‘Dasein’ is about the human being and its place in the world. Dasein is essentially in the world, because it continually interprets and engages with other entities and the contexts in which...

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Heidegger

Michael Inwood.

October 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Biographical Studies; 20th-Century Philosophy. 168 pages.

Heidegger: A Very Short Introduction focuses on his most important work, Being and Time, and its major themes of existence in the world, inauthenticity, guilt, destiny, truth, and the...

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Heidegger's Life

Michael Inwood.

in Heidegger

October 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biographical Studies; 20th-Century Philosophy. 2201 words.

‘Heidegger's Life’ considers the controversial path that Heidegger followed during his lifetime. His early education and university studies were heavily influenced by Catholicism and...

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St Martin of Messkirch?

Michael Inwood.

in Heidegger

October 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biographical Studies; 20th-Century Philosophy. 1397 words.

‘St Martin of Messkirch?’ assesses Heidegger's relationship with Nazism and his philosophical standing. Nazism did not inform his philosophy, nor can his philosophy be applied to it....

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Temporality, Transcendence, and Freedom

Michael Inwood.

in Heidegger

October 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biographical Studies; 20th-Century Philosophy. 3782 words.

‘Temporality, Transcendence and Freedom’ considers Dasein's place within time and space. Time is a result of Dasein striving to impose order and significance on an apparently hostile...

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Time, Death, and Conscience

Michael Inwood.

in Heidegger

October 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biographical Studies; 20th-Century Philosophy. 7540 words.

‘Time, Death and Conscience’ is concerned with how the temporality of human life affects the way we live. Time is more crucial to our lives than space, and is itself created by Dasein and...

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The World

Michael Inwood.

in Heidegger

October 2000; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biographical Studies; 20th-Century Philosophy. 5532 words.

‘The World’ examines how Dasein understands the world. Dasein needs a world populated with entities for it to engage with; it sees these entities primarily as objects of use. Different...

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