Normal Price: $40.95
Your Price: $36.85 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $4.09! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.84 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Parmenides by Martin Heidegger
Book DescriptionParmenides, a lecture course delivered by Martin Heidegger at the University of Freiburg in 1942-1943, presents a highly original interpretation of ancient Greek philosophy. A major contribution to Heidegger's provocative dialogue with the pre-Socratics, the book attacks some of the most firmly established conceptions of Greek thinking and of the Greek world. The central theme is the question of truth and the primordial understanding of truth to be found in Parmenides' "didactic poem." Heidegger highlights the contrast between Greek and Roman thought and the reflection of that contrast in language. He analyzes the decline in the primordial understanding of truth-and, just as importantly, of untruth-that began in later Greek philosophy and that continues, by virtue of the Latinization of the West, down to the present day. Beyond an interpretation of Greek philosophy, Parmenides (volume 54 of Heidegger's Collected Works) offers a strident critique of the contemporary world, delivered during a time that Heidegger described as "out of joint."
Buy Parmenides book by Martin Heidegger from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780253212146
(231mm x 155mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1998
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Martin Heidegger
View all books by Martin Heidegger
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Parmenides book by Martin Heidegger and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Martin Heidegger
Andre Schuwer (1916-1995) was Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Duquesne University and co-translator (with Richard Rojcewicz) of Plato's Sophist and Basic Questions of Philosophy by Martin Heidegger and Ideas II by Edmund Husserl. Richard Rojcewicz teaches philosophy at Point Park College, Pittsburgh.
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687