Other Works

The Event

- Heidegger, Martin. The Event. Translated by Richard Rojcewicz. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2013.
Summary: Martin Heidegger’s The Event offers his most substantial self-critique of his Contributions to Philosophy: Of the Event and articulates what he means by the event itself. Richard Rojcewicz’s elegant translation offers the English-speaking reader… More

Basic Problems of Phenomenology: Winter Semester 1919/1920

- Heidegger, Martin. Basic Problems of Phenomenology (Winter Semester 1919/1920). Translated by Scott M. Campbell. New York: Bloomsbury, 2012.
Synopsis: Basic Problems of Phenomenology presents the first English translation of Martin Heidegger’s early lecture course from the Winter of 1919/1920, in which he attempts to clarify phenomenology by looking at the phenomenon of life, which he sees… More

Bremen and Freiburg Lectures: Insight Into That Which Is and Basic Principles of Thinking

- Heidegger, Martin. Bremen and Freiburg Lectures : Insight into That Which Is, and Basic Principles of Thinking. Translated by Andrew J. Mitchell. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2012.
Synopsis: This volume consists of two lecture series given by Heidegger in the 1940s and 1950s. The lectures given in Bremen constitute the first public lectures Heidegger delivered when he was officially banned from teaching after World War II. Here,… More

Contributions to Philosophy (of the Event)

- Heidegger, Martin. Contributions to Philosophy (Of the Event). Translated by Richard Rojcewicz and Daniela Neu. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2012.
Synopsis: Martin Heidegger’s Contributions to Philosophy reflects his famous philosophical “turning.” In this work, Heidegger returns to the question of being from its inception in Being and Time to a new questioning of being as event. Heidegger… More

The Concept of Time

- Heidegger, Martin. The Concept of Time. Translated by Ingo Farin. London New York: Continuum, 2011.
The Concept of Time presents Heidegger’s so-called Dilthey review, widely considered the first draft of his celebrated masterpiece, Being and Time. Here Heidegger reveals his deep commitment to Wilhelm Dilthey and Count Yorck von Wartenburg. He agrees… More

Country Path Conversations

- Heidegger, Martin. Country Path Conversations. Translated by Bret W. Davis. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010.
Summary: First published in German in 1995, volume 77 of Heidegger’s Complete Works consists of three imaginary conversations written as World War II was coming to an end. Composed at a crucial moment in history and in Heidegger’s own thinking, these… More

Being and Truth

- Heidegger, Martin. Being and Truth. Translated by Gregory Fried, and Richard F. Polt. Bloomington, Ind: Indiana University Press, 2010.
Synopsis: In these lectures, delivered in 1933-1934 while he was Rector of the University of Freiburg and an active supporter of the National Socialist regime, Martin Heidegger addresses the history of metaphysics and the notion of truth from Heraclitus to… More

Basic Concepts of Aristotelian Philosophy

- Heidegger, Martin. Basic Concepts of Aristotelian Philosophy. Translated by Robert D. Metcalf and Mark B. Tanzer. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2009.
Synopsis: Volume 18 of Martin Heidegger’s collected works presents his important 1924 Marburg lectures which anticipate much of the revolutionary thinking that he subsequently articulated in Being and Time. Here are the seeds of the ideas that would… More

Basic Concepts of Ancient Philosophy

- Heidegger, Martin. Basic Concepts of Ancient Philosophy. Translated by Richard Rojcewicz. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008.
Synopsis: Basic Concepts of Ancient Philosophy presents a lecture course given by Martin Heidegger in 1926 at the University of Marburg. First published in German as volume 22 of the collected works, the book provides Heidegger’s most systematic history… More

The Essence of Human Freedom

- Heidegger, Martin. The Essence of Human Freedom : An Introduction to Philosophy. Translated by Ted Sadler. London, New York: Continuum, 2005.
Review from Library Journal: Over the past decade, an abundant number of Heidegger’s writings have been translated into English. Key among them are the lectures he delivered both prior to and following the writing of his magnum opus, Being and Time,… More

The Phenomenology of Religious Life

- Heidegger, Martin. The Phenomenology of Religious Life. Translated by Matthias Fritsch and Jennifer Anna Gosetti-Frencei. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2004.
Excerpt: One will say that the usual philosophy of religion also holds on to the historical, to the religious-historical. But does the formulation of the problem of the usual history of religion attain to the genuine object of religiosity itself? So long as… More

The End of Philosophy

- Heidegger, Martin. The End of Philosophy. Translated by Joan Stambaugh. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003.
Summary: Joan Stambaugh’s translations of the works of Heidegger, accomplished with his guidance, have made key aspects of his thought and philosophy accessible to readers of English for many years. This collection, writes Stambaugh, contains… More

The Essence of Truth

- Heidegger, Martin. The Essence of Truth. On Plato's Cave Allegory and Theaetetus. Translated by Ted Sadler. New York London: Continuum, 2002.
Summary: The Essence of Truth must count as one of Heidegger’s most important works, for nowhere else does he give a comparably thorough explanation of what is arguably the most fundamental and abiding theme of his entire philosophy, namely the… More

Off The Beaten Track

- Heidegger, Martin. Off the Beaten Track. Edited and translated by Julian Young and Kenneth Haynes. Cambridge, UK New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Originally published in German under the title Holzwege, this collection of texts is Heidegger’s first post-war work and contains some of the major expositions of his later philosophy. Although translations of the essays have appeared individually in a… More

Elucidations of Hölderlin’s Poetry

- Heidegger, Martin. Elucidations of Hölderlin's Poetry. Translated by Keith Höller. Amherst, N.Y: Humanity Books, 2000.
Summary: The commentaries of Martin Heidegger on the lyric poems of German Romantic poet Friedrich Hölderlin are an extraordinary encounter between poetry and the penetrating thought of a powerful philosophical mind. The writings included here reveal much… More

Ontology—Hermeneutics of Facticity

- Heidegger, Martin. Ontology: Hermeneutics of Facticity. Translated by John van Buren. Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University Press, 1999.  
Synopsis: First published in 1988 as volume 63 of his Collected Works, Ontology—The Hermeneutics of Facticity is the text of Heidegger’s lecture course at the University of Freiburg during the summer of 1923. In these lectures, Heidegger reviews and… More

Basic Concepts

- Heidegger, Martin. Basic Concepts. Translated by Gary E. Aylesworth. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, July 7, 1998.
Basic Concepts, one of the first texts to appear in English from the critical later period of Martin Heidegger’s thought, strikes out in new directions. First published in German in 1981 as Grundbegriffe (volume 51 of Martin Heidegger’s Collected… More


- Heidegger, Martin. Pathmarks. Edited by William McNeill. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Synopsis: This is the first time that a seminal collection of fourteen essays by Martin Heidegger (originally published in German under the title Wegmarken) has appeared in English in its complete form. The volume includes new or first-time translations of… More

Phenomenological Interpretations of Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason

- Heidegger, Martin. Phenomenological Interpretation of Kant's Critique of Pure Reason. Translated by Parvis Emad and Kenneth Maly. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997.
Synopsis: The text of Martin Heidegger’s 1927–28 university lecture course on Emmanuel Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason presents a close interpretive reading of the first two parts of this masterpiece of modern philosophy. In this course, Heidegger… More

Kant and the Problem of Metaphysics

- Heidegger, Martin. Kant and the Problem of Metaphysics. 5th ed. Translated by Richard Taft. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997.
Synopsis: Since its original publication in 1929, Martin Heidegger’s provocative book on Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason has attracted much attention both as an important contribution to twentieth-century Kant scholarship and as a pivotal work in… More

Aristotle’s Metaphysics: On the Essence and Actuality of Force

- Heidegger, Martin. Aristotle's Metaphysics Θ 1-3: On the Essence and Actuality of Force. Translated by Walter Brogan and Peter Warnek. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1995.
Synopsis: Martin Heidegger’s reading of Aristotle was one of the pivotal influences in the development of his philosophy. First published in German in 1981 as volume 33 of Heidegger’s Collected Works, this book translates a lecture course he presented… More

Basic Questions of Philosophy : Selected “Problems” of “Logic”

- Heidegger, Martin. Basic Questions of Philosophy: Selected "Problems" of "Logic". Translated by Richard Rojcewicz and André Schuwer. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1994.
Synopsis: First published in German in 1984 as volume 45 of Martin Heidegger’s collected works, this book is the first English translation of a lecture course he presented at the University of Freiburg in 1937–1938. Heidegger’s task here is to reassert… More

The Metaphysical Foundations of Logic

- Heidegger, Martin. The Metaphysical Foundations of Logic. Translated by Michael Heim. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, December 1992.
Synopsis: Offering a full-scale study of the theory of reality hidden beneath modern logic, The Metaphysical Foundations of Logic, a lecture course given in 1928, illuminates the transitional phase in Heidegger’s thought from the existential analysis of… More

The Principle of Reason

- Heidegger, Martin. The Principle of Reason. Translated by Reginald Lilly. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1991.
Summary: The Principle of Reason, the text of an important and influential lecture course that Martin Heidegger gave in 1955-56, takes as its focal point Leibniz’s principle: nothing is without reason. Heidegger shows here that the principle of reason… More


- Heidegger, Martin. Nietzsche. Translated by David Farrell Krell. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1991.
Excerpt: Is Nietzsche then not at all so modern as the hubbub that has surrounded him makes it seem? Is Nietzsche not nearly so subversive as he himself was wont to pose? Dispelling such fears is not really necessary; we need not bother to do that. On the… More

The Basic Problems of Phenomenology

- Heidegger, Martin. The Basic Problems of Phenomenology. Translated by Albert Hofstadter. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1988.
Synopsis: A lecture course that Martin Heidegger gave in 1927, The Basic Problems of Phenomenology continues and extends explorations begun in Being and Time. In this text, Heidegger provides the general outline of his thinking about the fundamental problems… More

Early Greek Thinking

- Heidegger, Martin. Early Greek Thinking. Translated by David F. Krell and Frank A. Capuzzi. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1984.
Synopsis: Heidegger’s key essays on the pre-Socratic philosophers; an unexcelled look at the roots of Western philosophy. Contains the following of Heidegger’s texts: Logos (Heraclitus, Fragment B 50) Aletheia (Heraclitus, Fragment B 16) The… More

On the Way to Language

- Heidegger, Martin. On the Way to Language. Translated by P.D. Hertz and J. Strambaugh. New York: Harper & Row, 1982.
Synopsis: In this volume Martin Heidegger confronts the philosophical problems of language and begins to unfold the meaning behind his famous and little understood phrase “Language is the House of Being.” The “Dialogue on Language,”… More

Discourse on Thinking

- Heidegger, Martin. Discourse on Thinking. A Translation of Gelassenheit. Translated by John M. Anderson and E. Hans Freund. New York: Harper & Row, 1969.
Contains two works: “Memorial Address” from 1955  and “Conversations on a Country Path about Thinking.” Excerpt: “Man today is in flight from thinking… But part of this flight is that man will neither see nor admit it. Man today… More

What Is A Thing?

- Heidegger, Martin. Translated by W.B. Barton and V. Deutsch. What Is A Thing? Gateway Editions, 1968.
A translation of a course Heidegger taught in 1935  “The Question of the Thing. Kant’s Doctrine of Transcendental Principles.”  Volume 41 in the Collected Works.  

Heidegger’s Collected Works (Gesamtausgabe)

The publication of the complete works of Heidegger in German, the Gesamtausgabe, was begun during Heidegger’s lifetime. He defined the order of publication and dictated that the principle of editing should be “ways not works.” The… More