Tag: Language

Major Works

  • Poetry, Language, Thought

    - Heidegger, Martin. Poetry, Language, Thought. Translated by Albert Hofstadter. New York: Perennical Classics, 2001.
    Excerpt: Origin here means that from and by which something is what it is and as it is. What something is, as it is, we call its essence or nature. The origin of something is the source of its nature. The question concerning the origin of the work of art… More

Other Works

  • 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
  • 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


  • “Heidegger, Language, and Ecology”

    - Taylor, Charles. “Heidegger, Language, and Ecology.” In Philosophical Arguments. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1995.
    Excerpt: I want to offer a reading of Heidegger’s views on language which places him within the context of the revolutionary change in the understanding of language and art that took place in the late eighteenth century in Germany. I believe this is the… More