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  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Martin Heidegger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Heidegger was born to a rural family in Meßkirch, Germany, and raised to be a clergyman.
Heidegger's concepts of angst and Da-sein draw on Kierkegaard's notions of anxiety, the importance of subjective relation to the truth, existence in the face of death, the temporality of existence, and the importance of passionate affirmation of one's individual being-in-the-world.
Heidegger's refusal to adopt current concepts such as the fact-value distinction, his criticism of modern science and technology, and his refusal to offer an "ethical" component to his theory, claiming such a suggestion was a fundamental misunderstanding of his thought, often puzzled and confused philosophers.
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 Martin Heidegger - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Heidegger also challenged the idea of phenomenology as defined by his teacher Edmund Husserl and is regarded as a major influence on existentialism, deconstruction, hermeneutics and postmodernism.
Heidegger sees poetry as a pre-eminent way in which beings are revealed "in their being." The play of poetic language (which is, for Heidegger, the essence of language itself) reveals the play of presence and absence that is being itself.
Heidegger's importance to the world of continental philosophy (a subject he is even said by some to have created, although there was some distinction between analytic and continental philosophy before him, the origins of continental philosophy being traceable to romanticism and analytic philosophy to the work of Gottlob Frege) is probably unsurpassed.
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 Heidegger, Martin. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
As a student at Freiburg, Heidegger was influenced by the neo-Kantianism of Heinrich Rickert and the phenomenology of Edmund Husserl.
Strongly influenced by Sören Kierkegaard, Heidegger delineated various aspects of human existence, such as “care,” “moods,” and the individual’s relationship to death, and related the authenticity of being, as well as the anguish of modern society, to the individual’s confrontation with his own temporality.
Heidegger considered himself the first thinker in the history of Western philosophy to have raised explicitly the question concerning the “sense of being,”; and he located the crisis of Western civilization in mass “forgetfulness of being.”; Among his other works are Kant and the Problem of Metaphysics (1929, tr.
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 Martin Heidegger [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]
Heidegger argues that the question of being would still provide a stimulus to researches of Plato and Aristotle, but it was precisely with them that the original experience of being of the early Greeks was covered over.
Heidegger attempts to demonstrate the nihilism of metaphysics in the history of being which is the history of being's oblivion.
Heidegger begins by asking about the multiple meanings of being and ends up conceding its multiplicity and acknowledging that there are multiple determinations or meanings of being in which being discloses itself in history.
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 Martin Heidegger on Aletheia and Ontotheology
"Heidegger's interpretation of Plato, as defended in his publications from 1927 until 1932 and in "Plato's doctrine of truth" (1942) is analyzed and criticized, especially with regard to "aletheia, paideia, idea" and "to agathon".
Sousa Rui de, "Martin Heidegger's interpretation of ancient Greek alétheia and the philological response to it", 2000, 1-205.
Heidegger's objection to correspondence theories of truth was not directed at the notion of correspondence as such, but rather at the way in which correspondence is typically taken to consist in an agreement between representations and objects.
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 Martin Heidegger
Martin Heidegger is widely regarded as one of the central figures of the existentialist movement and has had a major influence in the areas of phenomenology and ontology.
Heidegger's contribution to philosophy is remarkably monolithic in its devotion to metaphysics and ontology.
Heidegger died in 1976, long before the personal computer and computer networks [20], such as the Web, became a reality.
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 Literary Encyclopedia: Martin Heidegger
Martin Heidegger is one of the crucial figures of twentieth-century thought, comparable in influence or effect to Ludwig Wittgenstein or Albert Einstein.
In addition Heidegger demonstrated the way regional fields of enquiry in philosophy and science must finally rest, even as it is disavowed, upon the kind of unreflective, pre-theoretical understanding of being that is our everyday existence.
Heidegger's marriage to a Protestant was mark of his disaffection with the Catholic Church.
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 Martin Heidegger
Martin Heidegger, the German philosopher, was born September 26th, 1889, to Friedrich and Johanna Heiddeger, in the Black Forest region of Messkirch.
Heidegger was impressed early on with Franz Brentano.
Heidegger's existential analytic follows the progression from an analysis of Dasein in terms of that which is "closest" to it: its "average everyday," existentiell, pre-ontological, pre- thematic, "lived" understanding of itself, towards the hidden meaning and ground of Dasein's primordial existential structure which lies concealed in its "everyday" understanding.
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 Ereignis - Martin Heidegger in English
Heidegger thinks that the assertion is a derivative form of interpretation which has had too strong and exclusive a hold on the philosophical imagination.
Heidegger’s focus is on that hôs, the as-factor or relationality between whoever and whatever is encountered and the human involvement with that whoever and whatever.
Heidegger has just argued that ‘temporality’ is a verb masquerading as a noun; even though it is used as the subject of predication it shouldn’t be, because ‘temporality temporalizes’, it never just ‘is’.
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According to Heidegger, dwelling, as "abiding of the mortals [men] on the earth," is at the same time their wandering under the sky, sojourning in the proximity of divinities, and their belonging in togetherness.
Heidegger proposes that in proceeding toward dying, one is proceeding, alone, toward one's true self, as contrasted with one's everyday or inauthentic self.
Heidegger introduces here his special use of the word die Gegenwart which in some contexts can mean presence in the sense of being at a place or being present on some occasion, approximately synonymous with Anwesenheit, as in in Gegenwart von and in Anwesenheit von, "in the presence of".
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 Critical Theory: Martin Heidegger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Born in Baden, Germany, Martin Heidegger went to the University of Freiburg in 1906 to study Roman Catholic theology.
Da-sein (there-being) is explored in its inextricable relationship with the human experience and the structure of time.
Heidegger's exploration here is concerned with the recovery of an authentic mode of being.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Martin Heidegger
Martin Heidegger (September 26, 1889 – May 26, 1976), German philosopher, attempted to reorient Western philosophy away from metaphysical and epistemological and toward ontological questions, that is, questions concerning the meaning of being, or what it means "to be".
In this manner Heidegger began where being began – in ancient Greek thought.
The film director Terrence Malick was a graduate student of philosophy before he was a filmmaker, and translated Heidegger's essay "Vom Wesen des Grundes" into English - "On the essence of reason".
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 L'Encyclopédie de L'Agora: Martin Heidegger
La patrie de Martin Heidegger est l'Allemagne avec sa langue.
Lorsque Heidegger approfondit le langage, se plonge clans l'enchevêtrement de ses racines, il fait plus que ce qui, selon l'expression de Nietzsche, est « exigé de nous autres philologues u.
Non pas que, dans le vocable, Heidegger découvre le sens nouveau et inconnu.
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 Martin-Heidegger-Internetseiten - Herzlich willkommen!
Nach dem Abitur studiert Martin Heidegger 1909 zunächst katholische Theologie und Philosophie.
Das bekanntestes Werk Martin Heideggers ist "Sein und Zeit" aus dem Jahre 1927.
Weltkrieg führt die Auseinandersetzung mit der zentralen Frage nach dem Sein zu einer neuen Orientierung seines Denkens, die er mit dem Begriff "die Kehre" bezeichnet.
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 Martin Heidegger (1889-1976)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Some brief thoughts from the web editor (Peter Kenny) on Heidegger and whether his 1930's political expressions are related to his philosophy
A Reading of Kuhn in Light of Heidegger as a Response to Hoeller’s Critique of Giorgi
The introduction from Heidegger's work as found on the Philosophy archive at marxists.org
www.theology.ie /thinkers/heidegger.htm   (94 words)

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