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Heidegger and happiness dwelling on fitting and being

Matthew King (Matthew Andrew)

c2009

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  • Title:
    Heidegger and happiness dwelling on fitting and being
  • Author: Matthew King (Matthew Andrew)
  • Description: Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Why Heidegger and Happiness?; The Later Heidegger's Two Senses of 'Being'; Fitting and Dwelling; Heidegger's Schemes of Affective States; Being and Time: Befindlichkeit and Stimmung; Nietzsche I: Affekt, Leidenschaft and Gefühl; What is Philosophy?: Stimmung vs Affekt or Gefühl; Chapter 1: Evδαιμονιά and Happiness; Δαιμ́ων and Evδαιμονιά; Evδαιμονιά and Fittingness in Plato's Republic; Modern Happiness; Chapter 2: The Happening of Being; Turning from Temporality to Ereignis; Language, 'The Other Language' and Etymology; 'Happiness' and Fittingness
    Later Heideggerian Phenomenology'The tuft of flowers'; Chapter 3: The Fitting-Together of Human Being and Being; Wonder; The Essence of Human Beings; The Gathered Four, the Divinities and the Holy; 'Babette's feast'; Voice of Fire; Fitting Together with the Being of Others; Chapter 4: The History of Being; Overview of Heidegger's History of Being; Seinsvergessenheit, Ge-Stell and 'The Last Men'; Up the Creek from Ge-Stell to Φυσ́ις; Conclusion; Glossary; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; W
    Heidegger and Happiness offers an original interpretation of Heidegger's later thought, within the context of his philosophy as a whole, to develop a new conception of human happiness. The book redeems the essential content of the Greek notion of eudaimonia and transcends recent debates concerning the 'objectivity' or 'subjectivity' of happiness. The author shows that Heidegger's thinking of being is far from arcane and abstract, and is crucially important in understanding the deepest sources of human well-being. An etymological examination of the word 'happiness' frees the word from the const
  • Publication Date: c2009
  • Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum
  • Format: 1 online resource (154 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-4725-4665-2;ISBN 1-282-87575-2;ISBN 9786612875755;ISBN 1-4411-7171-1
  • Subjects: Heidegger, Martin, 1889-1976; Happiness; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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