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Faust's and Heidegger's Technology: Building as <i>Poiesis</i>

Claudia Brodsky

in In the Place of Language

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print September 2009 | ISBN: 9780823230006
Published online March 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780823235285 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fso/9780823230006.003.0006
Faust's and Heidegger's Technology: Building as Poiesis

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This chapter continues the analysis established in the previous chapter, and connects it to Heidegger's views of “modern technology” as Berman used it. It reveals that this “technology” as applied to literature, rather than a body or an idea, embodies the break with bodies, which makes it“always new”, especially with application of sensory systems with cognitive communication.

Keywords: Heidegger; technology in literature; Faust; Marshall Bernan

Chapter.  3268 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Language

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