Tag: Being

Major Works

  • On Time and Being

    - Heidegger, Martin and J. Strambaugh. On Time and Being. New York: Harper & Row, 1977.
    Synopsis: On Time and Being charts the so-called “turn” in Martin Heidegger’s philosophy away from his earlier metaphysics in Being and Time to his later thoughts after “the end of philosophy.” The title lecture, “Time… 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 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
  • Pathmarks

    - 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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


  • 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
  • The Question of Being by Stanley Rosen

    - Rosen, Stanley. The Question of Being: A Reversal of Heidegger. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993.
    Synopsis: In this book, Rosen enters into a debate with Heidegger in order to provide a justification for metaphysics. Rosen presents a fresh interpretation of metaphysics that opposes the traditional doctrines attacked by Heidegger, on the one hand, and by… More
  • Demythologizing Heidegger

    - Caputo, J.D. Demythologyzing Heidegger. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 1981.
    Synopsis: A readable chronological consideration of Heidegger’s texts that assesses his achievement as a thinker, while pointing to the sources of his political and ethical failure. Caputo addresses the religious significance of Heidegger’s thought.… 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