Tag: Being and Time

Major Works

  • Being and Time

    - Heidegger, Martin. Being and Time. Translated by John Macquarrie and Edward Robinson. Norwich: S.C.M. Press, 1962.
    Excerpt: “[…] ‘For manifestly you have long been aware of what you mean when you use the expression “being”. We, however, who used to think we understood it, have now become perplexed.’ Do we in our time have an answer to… More
  • Basic Writings: Martin Heidegger

    - Heidegger, Martin. Basic Writings: Martin Heidegger. Edited by David Farrell Krell. London: Routledge, 2010.    
    Basic Writings: Martin Heidegger offers a full range of this profound and controversial thinker’s writings in one volume, including: • The introduction to Being and Time • The Origin of the Work of Art • What Is Metaphysics? • Letter on Humanism… More

Other Works

  • 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
  • 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


  • Heidegger by Michael Gillespie

    - Gillespie, Michael. "Heidegger." Ed. Leo Strauss and Joseph Cropsey, The History of Political Philosophy. University of Chicago Press, 1963.
    Excerpt: “Martin Heidegger was the first philosopher since Plato and Aristotle seriously to consider the question of Being. Indeed his devotion to this question has marked him out as the preeminent continental European philosopher of the twentieth… More
  • Heidegger: Through Phenomenology to Thought

    - Richardson, William J. Heidegger: Through Phenomenology to Thought. New York: Fordham University Press, 2003.
    This book, one of the most frequently cited works on Martin Heidegger in any language, belongs on any short list of classic studies of Continental philosophy. William J. Richardson explores the famous turn (Kehre) in Heidegger’s thought after Being in… More
  • “Heidegger and the Hermeneutic Turn”

    - Hoy, David Couzens. “Heidegger and the Hermeneutic Turn.” In The Cambridge Companion to Heidegger. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993.
    Synopsis: “The closing decades of this century have been marked by a wideranging, multidisciplinary exploration of the theory of interpretation and its practical implications. To speak of a revolution in the history of thought is perhaps too grand, but… More
  • “Death, Time, History: Division II of Being and Time”

    - Hoffman, Piotr. “Death, Time, History: Division II of Being and Time.” In The Cambridge Companion to Heidegger. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.
    Excerpt: This certainty, that “I myself am in that I will die” is the basic certainty of Dasein itself. . . . The MORIBUNDUS first gives the SUM its sense. (HCT 316-17) Only in dying can I to some extent say absolutely, “I am.” (HCT 318) Modern… More
  • Heidegger: An Introduction

    - Polt, Richard. Heidegger: An Introduction. London: Routledge, 1999.
    Synopsis: Richard Polt provides a lively and accessible introduction to one of the most influential and intellectually demanding philosophers of the modern era. Covering the entire range of Heidegger’s thought, Polt skillfully communicates the essence… More
  • Heidegger’s Being and Time: Critical Essays

    - Polt, Richard ed. Heidegger’s Being and Time: Critical Essays. Lanhham: Rowman and Littlefield, 2005.
    Synopsis: Heidegger’s Being and Time: Critical Essays provides a variety of recent studies of Heidegger’s most important work. Twelve prominent scholars, representing diverse nationalities, generations, and interpretive approaches deal with… More
  • The Cambridge Companion to Heidegger Edited by Charles Guignon

    -  Guignon, Charles B. Editor. The Cambridge Companion to Heidegger. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
    This volume contains introductory essays by leading Heidegger scholars on various aspects of his life and thought, including his most important work, Being and Time. In addition there are discussions of Heidegger’s thought in relation to mysticism,… More
  • Heidegger’s Analytic: Interpretation, Discourse, and Authenticity in Being and Time

    - Carmen, Taylor. Heidegger’s Analytic: Interpretation, Discourse, and Authenticity in Being and Time. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003.
    Synopsis: Unlike those who view Heidegger as an idealist, Taylor Carman asserts that Heidegger is best understood as a realist and offers a new interpretation of his major work, Being and Time. Among the book’s distinctive features are an interpretation… More
  • Heidegger: The Man and the Thinker

    - Sheehan, Thomas ed. Heidegger: The Man and the Thinker. Chicago: Transaction, 2009.
    Synopsis: Many people consider Martin Heidegger the most important German philosopher of the twentieth century. He is indisputably controversial and influential. Athough much has been written about Heidegger, this may be the best single volume covering his… More
  • The Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Heidegger and Being and Time

    - Mulhall, Stephen. The Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Heidegger and Being and Time. London: Routledge, 2013.
    Synopsis: The Routledge Guidebook to Heidegger’s Being and Time explores: 1)The context of Heidegger’s work and the background to his writing; 2) Each separate part of the text in relation to its goals, meanings and impact; 3) The reception the book… More