The End of Philosophy

Heidegger, Martin. The End of Philosophy. Translated by Joan Stambaugh. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003.


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 Heidegger’s attempt “to show the history of Being as metaphysics,” combining three chapters from the philosopher’s Nietzsche (“Metaphysics as a History of Being,” “Sketches for a History of Being as Metaphysics,” and “Recollection in Metaphysics”) with a selection from Vorträge und Aufsätze (“Overcoming Metaphysics”).