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Heidegger's platonism

Mark. Ralkowski


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  • Title:
    Heidegger's platonism
  • Author: Mark. Ralkowski
  • Description: What is platonism? -- Untying Schleiermacher's gordian knot -- The context of Heidegger's interpretation of Plato : ontotheology and the ontological difference -- Heidegger's Platonism -- Nihilism : Heidegger's crisis and opportunity -- Heidegger and the Greeks : revolutionary thinker or utopian social engineer? -- Back from Syracuse? : four reasons to rethink Heidegger's politics -- How Heidegger should have read Plato.
    Heidegger's Platonism challenges Heidegger's 1940 interpretation of Plato as the philosopher who initiated the West's ontological decline into contemporary nihilism. Mark A. Ralkowski argues that, in his earlier lecture course, On the Essence of Truth, in which he appropriates Plato in a positive light, Heidegger discovered the two most important concepts of his later thought, namely the difference between the Being of beings and Being as such, and the 'belonging together' of Being and man in what he eventually calls Ereignis, the 'event of appropriation'. Ralkowski shows that, far from being
  • Publication Date: c2009
  • Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum
  • Format: 1 online resource (233 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-4725-4677-6;ISBN 1-282-46663-1;ISBN 9786612466632;ISBN 1-4411-0723-1
  • Subjects: Plato; Heidegger, Martin, 1889-1976; Platonists; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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