1300 36 33 32

Since 1945, and particularly since the facts of the 'Heidegger case' became widely known in 1987, an enormous number of words have been devoted to establishing not only Heidegger's involvement with Nazism, but also that his philosophy is irredeemably discredited thereby. This book, while in no way denying the depth or seriousness of Heidegger's political involvement (on the contrary, new aspects of it are disclosed), challenges this tide of opinion, arguing that his philosophy is not compromised in any of its phases, and that acceptance of it is fully consistent with a deep commitment to liberal democracy. This striking thesis is grounded in an astute examination of Heidegger's thought that will provide the reader with a clear and valuable exposition of the philosophy of one of the twentieth century's greatest thinkers.

Buy Heidegger, Philosophy, Nazism book by Julian Young from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780521644945
ISBN-10: 0521644941
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Pages: 252
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Heidegger, Philosophy, Nazism book by Julian Young and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write Review


Books By Author Julian Young

Death of God and the Meaning of Life by Julian Young

The Death of God and the Meaning of Life

Hardback, May 2014
$190.80
Philosophy of Tragedy by Julian Young

The Philosophy of Tragedy

Hardback, June 2013
$130.50
Friedrich Nietzsche by Julian Young

Friedrich Nietzsche

Hardback, March 2010
$88.87