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Reading Heidegger's Black Notebooks 1931-1941

Ingo Farin and Jeff Malpas


The publication of Heidegger’s Black Notebooks, especially those from 1931-1941,has provoked enormous controversy and this volume aims to bring together a range of responses by well-known figures in contemporary Heidegger scholarship. Encompassing a range of different perspectives, the essays deal with the interpretive and stylistic issues raised by the Notebooks; the role the Notebooks play in relation to other works and to Heidegger’s thinking as a whole; the question of Heidegger’s anti-Semitism, as well as his broader relation to Judaism and Christianity; the political and historical dimen ... More

Keywords: Martin Heidegger, Anti-Semitism, Nazism, Technology, Politics, Philosophy, Modernity, History of Philosophy

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Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780262034012
Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262034012.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ingo Farin, editor

Jeff Malpas, editor

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I The Reading of Heidegger’s Black Notebooks

II The Black Notebooks and other Works

III Metaphysics, Anti-Semitism, and Christianity

IV Philosophy, Politics, and Technology