Heidegger and Language (Studies in Continental Thought) (Paperback)

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By Jeffrey Powell (Editor), Daniel O. Dahlstrom (Contribution by), Krzysztof Ziarek (Contribution by)
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The essays collected in this volume take a new look at the role of language in the thought of Martin Heidegger to reassess its significance for contemporary philosophy. They consider such topics as Heidegger's engagement with the Greeks, expression in language, poetry, the language of art and politics, and the question of truth. Heidegger left his unique stamp on language, giving it its own force and shape, especially with reference to concepts such as Dasein, understanding, and attunement, which have a distinctive place in his philosophy.

About the Author


Jeffrey Powell is Professor of Philosophy at Marshall University. He is currently translating (with William McNeill) Heidegger's History of Beyng (IUP, forthcoming).


Product Details
ISBN: 9780253007483
ISBN-10: 0253007488
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication Date: February 7th, 2013
Pages: 296
Language: English
Series: Studies in Continental Thought