Tag: Nihilism


  • 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
  • Nihilism: A Philosophical Essay

    - Rosen, Stanley. Nihilism: A Philosophical Essay. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1969.
    Editorial Reviews: “The growing importance of reason in philosophy concerns Stanley Rosen in this essay. Rosen’s primary objective is to defend Plato and classical philosophy against Martin Heidegger’s radical existentialist criticism. . . .… More
  • Martin Heidegger and European Nihilism

    - Löwith, Karl, and Richard Wolin. Martin Heidegger and European Nihilism. New York: Columbia University Press, 1998.
    Synopsis: Written by a former student of Heidegger, this book examines the relationship between the philosophy and the politics of a celebrated teacher and the allure that Nazism held out for scholars committed to revolutionary nihilism.