Starting With Heidegger

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  • Copyright: 2010-05-30
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
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Covering all the key concepts of Heidegger's work, Starting with Heidegger provides an accessible introduction to the ideas that are embodied in his magnum opus, Being and Time. Thematically structured, the book encourages the reader to engage with Heidegger's thought, leading him or her to a more thorough understanding of the roots of his philosophical concerns.

Author Biography

Tom Greaves is lecturer in philosophy at the University of East Anglia, UK.

Table of Contents

Abbreviations and Referenced Worksp. ix
Prefacep. xiii
Introductionp. 1
Phenomenology: The Logic of Appearingp. 6
Phenomenology without Attitudep. 7
The Root of Sense and Sensibilityp. 11
Concrete Sketches of Experiencep. 14
The Self-Evidence and Elusiveness of Phenomenap. 19
Dasein: A Living Questionp. 21
Interrogating Ourselvesp. 21
Hermeneutics, Philosophy and Ontological Differencep. 24
The Facts of Lifep. 27
More or Less Humanp. 31
World: The Event of Meaningp. 36
Tackling the World Around Usp. 37
Environmental Breakdown and Recoveryp. 42
Our World Owns Itselfp. 45
Anyone and Everyonep. 50
Already with Othersp. 50
The Dictatorship of the Onep. 53
The Real and the Authentic Selfp. 57
Language Bears the Onep. 60
Between Our Selvesp. 61
Finding Oneself in a Moodp. 63
Where do Moods Belong?p. 64
The Fundamental Tone of Attunementp. 66
Nothing to be Anxious Aboutp. 69
The Depths of Boredom and Lovep. 72
Meaning and Truthp. 77
Laying out Understandingp. 79
Disclosing and Enclosing an Horizonp. 83
Decisive Truthsp. 85
Excavating and Sheltering the Truthp. 88
Time and Spacep. 93
Extending Our Reach and Making Roomp. 95
Exploding, Stretching and Punctuating Timep. 98
Measuring out the Dimensionp. 105
Ways of Life and Deathp. 108
The Whole of Life in Deathp. 109
A Call to Insecure Freedomp. 115
Philosophy Sacralizedp. 120
Origin and Originalityp. 123
Original Destructionp. 124
History Repeats Itselfp. 128
Beginning Again with the First Beginningp. 133
Art and Science: Poetry and Thoughtp. 139
Undermining the Academic Dividep. 140
Returning the Arts and Sciences to Themselvesp. 142
The Cult(ure) of Technologyp. 145
Two Cultures in Onep. 149
Notesp. 153
Further Readingp. 164
Bibliographyp. 167
Indexp. 171
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